The Day the Earth Stood Still
The Day the Earth Stood Still 2008
Directed By Scott Derrickson
Screenplay By David Scarpa
Cast Keanu Reeves, Jaden Smith, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm
Produced By Gregory Goodman, Erwin Stoff, Paul Harris Boardman
Film Editing By Wayne Wahrman
Cinematography By David Tattersall
Music By Tyler Bates

United States, Canada



Release Date

December 12, 2008


103 Minutes

Rating PG-13
Distributed By

20th Century Fox

Budget $80,000,000
Gross $233,093,859



  • Keanu Reeves as Klaatu
  • Jennifer Connelly as Helen Benson
  • Jaden Smith as Jacob Benson
  • John Cleese as Professor Karl Barnhardt
  • Jon Hamm as Dr. Michael Granier
  • Kathy Bates as Regina Jackson
  • Kyle Chandler as John Driscoll
  • James Hong as Mr. Wu
  • Robert Knepper as Colonel
  • 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
  • David Lewis as Plainclothes Agent
  • 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



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