Director: Stanley Kubrick
Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester
Running time: approx. 2 hours 30 minutes
After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer HAL 9000.
This classic 1968 Kubrick film has become not only one of the most iconic Sci-Fi and space exploration films of all time...but it was a breakthrough in the world of filmmaking. 2001: A Space Odyssey is regularly quoted as being one of the greatest and most influential films ever made.
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