2001: A Space Odyssey

1968 Action/Adventure | Suspense/Thriller | SciFi/Fantasy

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

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2001: A Space Odyssey

Thirty-three years after it was first released, Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey gets a welcome re-release on a new 70mm print. It's a glorious and timely tribute to Kubrick as not only is 2001: A Space Odyssey a genuinely thought-provoking and moving film, it's also one of the most ambitious in history. A mediation on man's relationship with the universe, the main narrative thread of 2001 concerns the fate of astronauts Dave Bowman (Dullea) and Frank Poole (Gary Lockwood) sent on an exploratory mission. Soon, however, things begin working against them and they have to contend with the apparent rebellion of their computer, HAL.

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