The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) IMDb

Commentary

Huge plot holes, pesky religion (“great spirit” and Jesus figure), and yet...

References here: THX-1138 (1971), “Giant Robo: The Animation” (1991).

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Remake:

The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) IMDb

Commentary

Modernized high-concept cinema with a similar level of plot holes and nonsense. Almost nothing to do with any environmental issues.

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