2001: A Space Odyssey

(1968)

Genres: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

David Poland: Stanley Kubrick

About 2001: A Space Odyssey

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Stanley Kubrick's quiet masterpiece probes the mysteries of space and human destiny. While investigating the appearance of mysterious monoliths throughout the universe, astronauts David (Keir Dullea) and Frank (Gary Lockwood) battle their ship's intelligent computer, HAL-9000. This epic sci-fi drama based on Arthur C. Clarke's story "The Sentinel" was nominated for four Academy Awards and won for its stunning special effects.

Cast: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Leonard Rossiter, Douglas Rain, Frank Miller, Alan Gifford, John Ashley, Arthur C. Clarke

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Release Year: 1968

Length: 148 minutes

Rating: G

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