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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

PG-13
104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
Writers
David Scarpa (screenplay) | Edmund H. North (1951 screenplay)
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$ 80,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 30,480,153
Gross (USA)
$ 79,366,978
Gross (World)
$ 233,093,859
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Release date
Dec 12, 2008 (United States)

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