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The day the Earth stood still
Publication Information:
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2009.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sci-fi disaster images and violence.
Language Note:
(1951 version): English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby mono.), dubbed French (Dolby mono) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.

(2008 version): English (Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
General Note:
Based on the screenplay by Edmund H. North which was based on a story by Harry Bates.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Disc 1: The day the Earth stood still (2008 version) -- Disc 2: The day the Earth stood still (1951 version) / Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; story by Harry Bates ; screenplay by Edmund H. North ; directed by Robert Wise.
Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramifications of Klaatu's claim that he is a 'friend to the Earth.' Now, she and her yourng stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late.
Added Uniform Title:
Day the earth stood still (Motion picture : 1951)

Day the Earth stood still (Motion picture : 2008)