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2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey(1968)

Also Known As: A Space Odyssey |

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Brief Synopsis

Classic sci-fi epic about a mysterious monolith that seems to play a key role in human evolution.

Cast & Crew

Keir Dullea David Bowman
Gary Lockwood Frank Poole
William Sylvester Dr. Heywood Floyd
Robert Beatty Halvorsen
Sean Sullivan Michaels
Douglas Rain Voice of Hal 9000
Frank Miller Mission controller
Alan Gifford Poole's father

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  G Premiere Info:  Washington, D. C., opening: 2 Apr 1968
Release Date:  1968 Production Date:  [Super Panavision]
A Stanley Kubrick Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Metrocolor) Distributions Co: 
Sound:  4-Track Stereo (35 mm magnetic prints), 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints), DTS 70 mm (2001 re-release) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
Duration(mins):  160 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Boring

    Steve Myers 2018-07-06

    This is a long boring intellectually vacuous movie. When it came out it was mainly an evening for stoners to relax. It's one of the few I walked out... MORE>

  • An Odyssey to Nowhere

    David H. 2018-07-06

    Even after 50 years I have yet to see why this is considered a great film. One can piece together a story from actors running around in ape costumes to a... MORE>

  • A space oddity

    Moose 2018-02-07

    Let me preface this by saying that yes 2001 is a touchstone of scj fi films. Special effects are lightyears(lol) ahead of their time. Kubrick is one of my... MORE>