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Klaatu (Character)
from The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

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The Day the Earth Stood Still -- Watch the trailer for the sci-fi classic The Day the Earth Stood Still.
The Day the Earth Stood Still -- Doctors discuss the mystery of the extremely health alien as they light up cigarettes.
The Day the Earth Stood Still -- Klaatu knows if he is killed, Gort will destroy the world so he tells Helen the words that will keep that from happening.
The Day the Earth Stood Still -- After a soldier shoots Klaatu, the giant robot Gort appears and attacks, turning tanks to slag with a strange ray.
The Day the Earth Stood Still -- A strange craft lands in Washington DC and a visitor steps out and offers peace and good will.

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  1. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Played by Keanu Reeves
    ... aka "D.T.E.S.S." - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "The Day the Earth Stood Still: The IMAX Experience" - USA (IMAX version)

  2. "Animaniacs"
    ... aka "Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs" - USA (complete title)
        - A Very Very Very Very Special Show/Night of the Living Buttons/Soda Jerk (1996) TV episode, Played by Rob Paulsen

  3. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Played by Michael Rennie
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  1. Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005) (TV) Played by Michael Rennie
    ... aka "Watch the Skies!" - USA (short title)

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From The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Helen Benson: I need to know what's happening.
Klaatu: This planet is dying. The human race is killing it.
Helen Benson: So you've come here to help us.
Klaatu: No, *I* didn't.
Helen Benson: You said you came to save us.
Klaatu: I said I came to save the Earth.
Helen Benson: You came to save the Earth... from us. You came to save the Earth *from* us.
Klaatu: We can't risk the survival of this planet for the sake of one species.
Helen Benson: What are you saying?
Klaatu: If the Earth dies, you die. If you die, the Earth survives. There are only a handful of planets in the cosmos that are capable of supporting complex life...
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