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THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1951)

The Day the Earth Stood Still is a 1951 science fiction film directed by Robert Wise. It was written by Edmund H. North, based on the 1940 short story “Farewell to the Master” by Harry Bates. Produced by 20th Century Fox, the film stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal and Hugh Marlowe. A humanoid alien visitor comes to Earth, accompanied by a powerful robot, to deliver an important message to humanity.