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The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)

Video  -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  9 December 2008 (USA)
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Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.

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Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.

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By night they will come, by day we will be gone.

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Thunder McQuaid plays a character named Lt. Tuck Pendelton. In Innerspace (1987), Dennis Quaid played Lt. Tuck Pendleton. See more »

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The same actor (Patrick Ian Moore) plays the sniper who first fires at the giant robot, as well as the guard who is immediately vaporized as a result. This exact same sniper footage was used when the military shoots Skye at the end of the movie. See more »

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Sky: Your world is in trouble Joshua. We have watched from a great distance, and observed that you have become a danger. Your weaponry is too advanced. You have endangered your own planet. And have become too big of a threat to others in the future. The end is here. But your world can be saved. It can save itself. If you can show me that there is value in human life, the destruction can be stopped. Prove this to me, and there will be a tomorrow.
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Version of The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) See more »

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Well, I've seen students do better work
12 December 2008 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Within the first ten minutes I was thinking hard about if this was a very elaborate Youtube spoof or a serious film. The acting is so undeniably awful it makes you cringe. The camera work is cheap and amateur while the sound and lighting could be done by an undergrad making their first drama. You think I'm joking? Look for the massively over exposed shot at 00:09:98.

It just gets worse from here. Very low budget, poorly written and astounding that it made it this far. There is a weird mix between shots that blew the budget and money saving stuff that makes things look just plain nasty. How many times have you seen a government agent jumping from an expensive black truck only to start setting up a fold out table for his equipment? Mix this with cheap CGI and you have an instant looser. Should have been killed in pre-production. Watch if you want to know how not to make a feature film.

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