Gort Lives! Another Awesome Day the Earth Stood Still Trailer!

November 12, 2008
Source: MySpace

Gort in The Day the Earth Stood Still Trailer

Finally we get to see some Gort! MySpace has debuted another international trailer for The Day the Earth Stood Still. At this point I don't think I really need to introduce this any more or say much about it. However, all I should say is that you need to watch this trailer. Is everyone finally coming over to the good side on this one? Or are there still a few of you that are skeptical about it? To me, this is just proof that Hollywood can actually remake classics and deliver a great movie in the end. At this point there's nothing left to do except wait until we finally get to see this. And in the meantime, check out the new trailer.

Watch the international trailer for The Day the Earth Stood Still:

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The Day the Earth Stood Still is directed by up-and-coming director Scott Derrickson, of only The Exorcism of Emily Rose previously, with a script written by screenwriter David Scarpa, of only The Last Castle previously. There are a lot of fresh creative minds involved in this project who haven't yet had a lot of experience. The film is a remake of Robert Wise's 1951 sci-fi classic of the same name. Fox is releasing the re-imagined The Day the Earth Stood Still on December 12th this year.

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  • clamson
    BOMB SHIT!!!
  • Aaron
    Didn't really need this trailer to go see it... I was already sold
  • I think I just filled the cup. HOT DAYUMN! This looks AWESOME... now let's hope and pray it's not another War Of The Worlds... classic sci-fi updated but much less thrilling in execution. We don't need another one of those!
  • mercy
    Brilliant! I kind of now know the plot, this trailer really gives it away.
  • Evo
    "To me, this is just proof that Hollywood can actually remake classics and deliver a great movie in the end." Sorry...the proof is in the trailer??
  • dave
    This movie looks incredible i cant wait for it to come out the trailer is great
  • Evo - Everything I've seen has been exceptional so far. There is nothing I've seen that has lead me to believe otherwise, so sure, proof shows that it's likely to turn out that way in the end, too.
  • Jojo
    I am very impressed. But I do feel like fox has given away all the money shots and action stuff. Well frankly speaking all the studios give away that. It feels like fox and everyone involved in this movie cared about this a lot and are giving their best.
  • Jojo
    Oh it seems like Keanu turns into good at the end of the movie. That is why he is gonna try to stop Gort.
  • The Whom
    Why does everybody criticize War of the Worlds so much? Sure no one really cares for crazy Tom Cruise nowadays, but was the movie all that bad? I personally was expecting more of a slow plot anyhow, and we already have great films like Independence Day to thrill us, don't we? I think I understand everybody's point of view pretty well, and I completely respect it, but I just can't find it in myself to think so negatively about Spielberg's version.
  • Chris
    with modern day special effects technology this should be pretty cool
  • Joshua m
    Sorry Alex, but I gotta disagree on this one, even if the trailers look "exceptional." I've seen enough crappy movies with awesome trailers to know to wait. The first to come to mind being Transformers. Great trailer, flaming turd of a movie. Same with X-men 3 and, from what I heard, both AVP movies. Besides, this mostly just looks like a bunch of environmentalist/global warming crap.
  • Scott McHenry
    I can see this not being amazing, but it'll be worth watching
  • Looks good, but as a few folk said, the trailer has now given away a lot and i don't think Gort had been shown in those before? I might actually go to the cinema to to see this.
  • Who dunnit?
    Agree with #12. This movie is going to make Al Gore cry tears of joy. Bogus, enviro-radical joy. The nuclear war overtones would have been so much more fitting, especially considering the legitimate concerns surrounding nukes falling into the hands of certain nations of the Middle East.
  • Florian
    So great !!! Cant wait until "the day the earth stood still" ^^
  • D-9
  • Jaf
    You would've thought some scenes were from Constantine (Hey that rhymes)
  • Ripper
    SPOILER Klatu-Varata-Nicto!!!
  • Derek
    The only damn reason Im going to see this is because of Jon Hamm.
  • darrin
    holy fucking shit. did u see that alien thing. its huge.
  • Sam
    Gort looks AWESOME!!! AWESOME!!! Can't wait! The trailer is great and the movie has a sense of menace ... I hope it delivers! Long time without a good sci-fi flick.
  • jesse
    Geez I'm worried. The trailer is pretty good, but this is Fox. Their the masters of editing wonderful trailers that gets people in seats, but once in the seat your watching crap. Still can't trust it.
  • Bob
    Avatar will own this
  • Intense! No shit #24.
  • Marie
    The only reason I'm going to see this is because of Keanu Reeves. That's right fanboy haterz! My ovaries have made their demands known. Like females everywhere, I'll be dragging my date to see that sexy bastard on screen.
  • Dexter
    wa wa that T-bag i saw shrieking in us army gear??
  • Evo
    Alex - Not to be pessimistic but I'll have to agree w/ Michael Connelly from Rhythm and Hues whom I saw speak recently, who said that the first sign of a bad film is a whole gob of visual effects. That from a guy who makes a living in the field. Not to mention, trailers can give a deceptively good impression of a film, Star Wars: Episode 1 comes to mind. Plus, I can't say Keanu's acting has really come that far from Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. That being said, I loved the Matrix and have high hopes for Watchmen. But, for me, the proof will be in the final cut, not the trailer.
  • Blue Silver
    Fox better not screw this one up!!
  • Film Fan
    Now THIS looks great. Take note Roland Emmerich. And while "War of the Worlds" had some genuinely terrifying moments, it was saddled with really terrible dialogue, more than a few eye rolling scenes and the worst performance ever by Dakota Fanning. The scene in the car with her screaming is Spielberg's worst directed ever.
  • Quanah
    Thus far, it just looks like another disaster flick. I don't think we need another disaster flick. This flick could have taken a more intimate look at ourselves instead of what appears to be a "we're destroying the Earth, our resource, so we too must be destroyed" plotline. I'm of the same mind as Evo: It's a bunch of flash, but where's the meat of the storyline? Have they saved those special interactions for the film's opening, or final trailer? Personally, I doubt it. I guess this is just more of a current personal preference Alex: I'm bored of all the glitzy effects and want some substance wrapped up in a flick like this. If I'm wrong about it's initial appearance, then I'll gladly call it a film once that is proven. 😉
  • Shawn Gregory
    RIGHT! Fox Better Not Screw This Up. Trailer is A W E S O M E! Hope the movie will be the same. Which week of December is this coming out?
  • nef deppard
    Crap. One for the kiddies.
  • K
    Damn!!! I think I just shat my pants! The more I see of this the more I can't wait to see it! BIG SCREEN... BIG SOUND! This one absolutely needs to be seen on the big screen. This looks awesome! Don't really remember the original, it's been a while. Have to give it viewing before going to go see this.
  • vu
    Damnit I can't wait. It'll be the first time I went to the movies since Batman.
  • Hideo Kojima
    You cannot be serious! I created Gray Fox! That's a gaint version of Gray Fox! He even has the same visor! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
  • Hideo Kojima
    *giant version*
  • Squiggly_P
    This is a FOX movie. FOX makes shit. Practically everything they've touched for the past five or six years has been entirely shit. The only saving grace to Fox is their "Searchlight" arm, which distributes a lot of really excellent films. The main studio is helmed by morons. FOX could learn somthing by watching Warner (fuck, all the studios could learn something by watching Warner...) Seriously, how does this look good at all? I've not seen anything so far that leads me to think this is going to be any more interesting than any of Micheal Bay's or Roland Emmerich's garbage. It's a star-studded cast full of people who can barely act and a shitload of completely crap-looking CG effects. It's just Independence Day with some alterations. There's even scenes of the military launching crap at the 'enemies', and all I can think of when I watch this movie is the kind of garbage that Ed Wood used to make, along with every other shit film-maker in those days. "OH NOES!! THE ALIENS / GIANT INSECTS / SUBTERRANEAN MONSTER IS ATTACKING! WHAT WE NEED IS A FIVE MINUTE SEQUENCE OF MILITARY STOCK FOOTAGE OF MISSILES BEING LAUNCHED!!!" The only difference is the fact that it's not stock footage anymore. It still manages to look fake as hell, tho.
  • Lefthanded
    This is going to suck. Don't believe the hype.
  • bassbin
    im gald it said only in theatres at the end of the trailer. think i may have seen the whole movie IN the trailer though, hells yeehyah #38
  • Go watch the original movie. A little dated, but still well made. Also, it's good for a couple of laughs...
  • Dusty
    in the words of Keanu - "WOO" (spoken like a stoner and FROM EVERY MOVIE he does)
  • hibbidy dibbidy
    Uh, it's "WHOA"
  • Last shot was amazing. Now Alex, why don't you credit Fox for doing something right here and with Australia?
  • big r
    38.. i would love to see act. like you can do a any better. you sound like a nobody.
  • big r
    38.. i would love to see u act. like you can do a any better. you sound like a nobody.
  • avoidz
    I think we've seen just about the whole movie in these teasers/trailers, haven't we... Boring.
  • Conrad
    My main concern is that not enough of an explanation will be delivered. I hope I am wrong, cause this could be a great sci-fi movie if they get the screenplay right. But Scott Derrickson directing? hmm...not sure if he's got the goods.
  • Defeatedfrog
    Damn, that's a shame. The original was so well done and without CG elements at all. Gort was so much more scary by just standing there with his glowing, throbbing eye. This Gort is over-the-top rediculous. The threat of distruction is much more intense. Sometimes, less is more. I will see the movie but it has nothing to do with the original and that's too bad. I wish they would stop calling them "remakes" when they're actually stand alone films that have nothing to do with the original material. Regarding, The War of the Worlds movie, now, that was crap. The ships are underground and while digging subway tunnels, laying pipe and feeding cables, no one ever stumbled across one? Complete bullshit.
  • Steven
    I highly hope that FOX doesn't turn us all down this time.. I have a very high expectation on this one since WAR OF THE WORLDS. Of course there were a couple of flaws in the movie, but yet it delivered the big bang.... especially on the horror and action sequence and of course not forgetting the special effects. There are only few movies that has this kind of big time special effects, definitely on the list is this one.. FOX don't screw this up. You have done this before a couple of times... no no... many times. If you keeping on doing this then people might start spitting at you. As a matter of fact they already have....
  • Anonymous
    Trailer looks like promising. We should wait for the whole movie and see it...
  • JTG
    Always keep in mind GILLICK'S LAW OF COMING ATTRACTIONS: "These are the good parts."
  • velequest
    looks like it's full of dramatic one liners but I'll give it look see.
  • Jonathan
    This will have a lot to live up to, however. "The Day the Earth Stood Still" is my favorite SciFi movie of all time. But virtually anything's better than supporting Scientology by paying to see Tom Cruise movies.
  • oesi
    The trailers look promising! In Germany there's also a music video with sequences of the movie in it (but no new scenes besides the one from the official trailers I think), you can probably say that that's the 'official song of the movie' here. If you want to see it, look for 'Thomas D - Vergiftet im Schlaf' on Youtube.
  • Miguel
    Usually when studios promote a movie so heavily, it's because they know it will be disappointing -- they want to get as many people in as early as possible before the bad word of mouth spreads.
  • r.hibbs
    reeves is the best choice for klaatu,he has a detached quality as an alien in a foreign body would have. i think this film will be very good.
  • Barb!
  • TIm
    cant wait to see the new wolverine trailer
  • Matthew
    This could have been a great remake of a classic but I was disappointed because they had all the tools to do it right. Gort was awsome as far as the new look and potential. I believe that if Gort was used as in the first movie, the movie would have been so much better. Go check it out. Matt
  • dont waste time
    This movie SUCKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! total BS political correct/ global warming DUD!!!!!!!!!!!!! watch the original.
  • RSH
    I don't know why this movie was named after the classic black and white film because the new one was nothing like it. This new movie might have been way better if it was an altogether different movie. *shakes head, tsk tsk*
  • Frank
    I liked the old Gort he had that put together in an alien's garage look. I liked the way he melted the weapons. He didn't need to do anything else because when Klaatu said he could destrioy the whole planet you just knew it was true. I agree with comment number 62 (RSH), they should have named the new movie something different. Return of Gort or something like that.
  • timothy
    this movie is grat i saw it in imax when the robat hete the new york gints gort IS the aowsome robot form that movie
  • timothy
    also i saw the first day the eathe stood still it is a PG-13 movie but the 1 one was my first black and white film was rated G sure gort was scary but i was not at all but this was a fox movie hore it dosent rule out the dark kinight whith was also PG-13 ejoy the movie and plese go se it in imax
  • timothy
    tralir was grat hope they mack a secend one 4b4




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