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The Day the Earth Stood Still 2008
PG-13

  • Scott Derrickson
  • December 12, 2008
  • April 7, 2009
  • 103 mins
  • English
  • Science Fiction, Drama, Thriller
12.12.08 is the Day the Earth Stood Still
A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

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Standard Keanu Reeves action flick with no depths and a rather boring plot. I began to watch this flick a 2nd time because I could not remember having already watched it and realized after about 15 minutes that I have a) already seen this mediocre movie b) that it does not get any better watching it a second time. There are much better sci-fi themed action movies out there and I can only recommend to skip TDtESS in favor of them!

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Probably thought it would be something else, especially after having read the book.
Disappointed that it wasn't the same story, though this one wasn't that bad. I do think that the original story would have been a better one, if adapted.
To each his own though.

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Good movie..why the bad reviews? Critics don't know jack.

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