The Day The Earth Stood Still

2008, Movie, PG-13, 110 mins

The Day The Earth Stood Still
The Day the Earth Stood Still is pretty good as science fiction thrillers go, but sadly, there isn't much more to say about it. A remake of the 1951 classic, this film tries to increase the freaky factor with modern-day special effects and update the original movie's message about nuclear war with a vague moral about humankind's general mismanagement of the planet. This actually sounds like a fairly solid premise, but it doesn't always work -- even if you don't think about the massive shoes it's trying to fill.

The story begins with Helen Benson (Jennifer Connelly), a young widow who was left to care for her eight-year-old stepson, Jacob, when her hu...

Released: 2008 Rated: PG-13 Length: 110 mins

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