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An alien and a robot land on earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction. A classic science fiction film from Robert Wise with an exceptional message.

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Directed by

Robert Wise

Written by

Edmund H. North (Screenplay)
Harry Bates (Original Story)

Runtime

92 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

From out of space... A warning and an ultimatum

Cast

Keywords

military giant robot ufo black and white social commentary flying saucer remote control spacecraft humanity peace alien technology physics professor mathematical equation

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#864 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#166 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

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#31 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut