“The Day the Earth Stood Still” - Klaatu Barada Nikto

“The Day the Earth Stood Still” With a remake on the way starring Keanu Reeves, it’s time to check out this classic 1951 original directed by Robert Wise about a handsome, humanoid alien named Klaatu (Michael Rennie) who arrives in a sleek spaceship in Washington, D.C. to warn the world not to take their conflicts into space or “Planet Earth will be eliminated.” Of course, the governments of the world don’t want to heed his warning. All we can say about this terrific film is “Klaatu barada nikto.” Alien Demeanor: Friend with stipulations
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