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The Day the Earth Stood Still Details


Keanu Reeves tops this adaptation of the seminal 1951 sci-fi film Keanu Reeves with this 20th Century Fox production. Scott Derrickson (Scott Derrickson) helms the story of an alien traveler, Klaatu (Reeves), who heads to Earth along with his bodyguard robot, Gort, to deliver a warning of planetary destruction if the people of the world fail to stop laying waste to the environment. Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, and Kathy Bates co-star in the David Scarpa-penned film. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

  • Release date:December 12, 2008


Keanu Reeves
as Klaatu
Jennifer Connelly
as Helen Benson
Jon Hamm
as Dr. Michael Granier
Kathy Bates
as Regina Jackson
Jaden Smith
as Jacob Benson
John Cleese
as Professor Barnhardt
Kyle Chandler
as John Driscoll
Robert Knepper
as Colonel
James Hong
as Mr. Wu
John Rothman
as Dr. Myron
Sunita Prasad
as Rouhani
Juan Riedinger
as William Kwan
Sam Gilroy
as Tom
Tanya Champoux
as Isabel
Rukiya Bernard
as Student
Alisen Down
as Laptop Woman
Lloyd Adams
as Agent Driver
Mousa Kraish
as Yusef
J.C. MacKenzie
as Grossman
Kurt Max Runte
as Civil Engineer
Daniel Bacon
as Winslow
Brandon T. Jackson
as Target Tech
David Lewis
as Plainclothes Agent


Scott Derrickson
Erwin Stoff
Paul Harris Boardman
Gregory Goodman
David Scarpa
David Tattersall
Tyler Bates
Composer (Music Score)
Wayne Wahrman
David Brisbin
Production Designer
Peter Ochotta
Set Designer
David Clarke
Set Designer
Tish Monaghan
Costume Designer
Elizabeth Wilcox
Set Decorator
David Wechsler
First Assistant Director
Steve Maslow
Sound Mixer
Gregg Landaker
Sound Mixer
Heike Brandstatter
Mindy Marin
Coreen Mayrs
Adrienne Sol
Production Coordinator
Bliss McDonald
Production Coordinator
Warren Carr
Unit Production Manager
Phil Pastuhov
Second Unit Director Of Photography
Scott Thaler
Unit Production Manager
Paula Case
Second Assistant Director
Scott Puckett
Visual Effects
Todd Masters
Makeup Special Effects
Gregory Goodman
Unit Production Manager
Tom Boland
Visual Effects Producer
Jason Bogard
Production Accountant
Edmund H. North
From Screenplay by
Dug Rotstein
Script Supervisor
Drew Locke
Unit Production Manager
Barbara Kelly
Unit Production Manager
Tom Ford
Visual Effects Producer
David Klohn
Second Unit Second Assistant Director

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