Helen Benson

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Helen Benson faces a great deal of responsibility in The Day the Earth Stood Still. She runs into the alien, Klaatu, and is basically used as a model for whether humans should live or die. Based on her looks, the obvious answer is: live!

Played By
Jennifer Connelly
Full Name
Helen Benson

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The Day the Earth Stood Still Quotes

If the Earth dies, you die. If you die, the Earth survives.


Polygraph Operator: I'm going to ask you a series of control questions. Are you currently in a seated position?
Klaatu: Yes.
Polygraph Operator: Are you human?
Klaatu: My body is.
Polygraph Operator: Do you feel pain?
Klaatu: My Body does.
Polygraph Operator: Are you aware of an impending attack on the planet earth?
Klaatu: You should let me go.

The Day the Earth Stood Still Review

There is one glaring problem with The Day the Earth Stood Still. His name is Keanu Reeves. We admire the film for its unique message, yet...

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