The Day The Earth Stood Still
- Directed by: Robert Wise
- Written by: Edmund H North, Harry Bates (story)
- Cast: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Billy Gray, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Frances Bavier
When a friendly alien is shot by trigger-happy soldiers, his ten-foot tall robot shows its destructive powers. The theme of this classic sci-fi film, however, is essentially pacifist, as mankind is eventually blackmailed into calling a halt on war. Good performances and an intelligent script raise this above almost all other 50s spins on the genre.
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