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Inflation from 1951 to 2008 -- We look at how times have changed since the original ''The Day the Earth Stood Still'' came out

By EW Staff
Updated October 31, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Inflation from 1951 to 2008

Remake: 2008
Original film: 1951

Average price of a U.S. movie ticket:
$7.08 [2008]
53 cents [1951]

F/X crew members:
350 [2008]
5 [1951]

Estimated Day the Earth Stood Still budget:
$80 Million [2008]
$960K [1951]

UFO sightings recorded by the National UFO Reporting Center:
2,853 [2008]
22 [1951]

The Day the Earth Stood Still

type
  • Movie
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  • UNRATED
director
  • Robert Wise

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