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.
A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
Dr. Helen Benson is summoned to a military facility with several other scientists when an alien spacecraft of sorts arrives in New York City. Aboard is a human-like alien and a giant robot of immense size and power. The alien identifies himself as Klaatu and says he has come to save the Earth. The US military and political authorities see him as a threat however and decide to use so-called intensive interrogation techniques on him but Dr. Benson decides to facilitate his escape. When she learns exactly what he means when he says he is there to save the Earth, she tries to convince him to change his intentions. Written by garykmcd
|Tagline:||12.12.08 is the Day the Earth Stood Still|
|Cast:||Jaden Smith, James Hong, Jennifer Connelly, John Cleese, John Rothman, Jon Hamm, Juan Riedinger, Kathy Bates, Keanu Reeves, Kyle Chandler, Marci T. House, Mousa Kraish, Robert Knepper, Rukiya Bernard, Sam Gilroy, Shaine Jones, Sunita Prasad, Tanya Champoux|
|Director:||Dug Rotstein, Scott Derrickson|