2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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  • Genre: Science Fiction, Mystery, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1968-04-02
  • User Rating: 8.0/10 from 11095 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 29min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Stanley Kubrick Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Stanley Kubrick
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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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  • Keir Dullea

    as Dr. David Bowman
  • Gary Lockwood

    as Dr. Frank Poole
  • William Sylvester

    as Dr. Heywood Floyd
  • Douglas Rain

    as HAL 9000 (voice)
  • Daniel Richter

    as Moonwatcher
  • Leonard Rossiter

    as Dr. Andrei Smyslov
  • Margaret Tyzack

    as Elena
  • Robert Beatty

    as Dr. Ralph Halvorsen
  • Sean Sullivan

    as Dr. Roy Michaels
  • Frank Miller

    as Mission Controller
  • Ed Bishop

    as Aries-1B Lunar Shuttle Captain
  • Edwina Carroll

    as Aries-1B Stewardess
  • Heather Downham

    as Stewardess
  • Penny Brahms

    as Stewardess
  • Maggie London

    as Stewardess
  • Chela Matthison

    as Stewardess
  • Judy Kiern

    as Voiceprint Identification Girl
  • Alan Gifford

    as Poole's Father
  • Ann Gillis

    as Poole's Mother
  • Vivian Kubrick

    as Floyd's daughter (uncredited)
  • Kenneth Kendall

    as BBC-12 Announcer
  • Kevin Scott

    as Miller
  • Martin Amor

    as Interviewer Martin Amor
  • Bill Weston

    as Astronaut
  • Glenn Beck

    as Astronaut
  • Mike Lovell

    as Astronaut
  • John Ashley

    as Ape
  • Jimmy Bell

    as Ape
  • David Charkham

    as Ape
  • Simon Davis

    as Ape
  • Jonathan Daw

    as Ape
  • Péter Delmár

    as Ape
  • Terry Duggan

    as Ape Attacked by Leopard
  • David Fleetwood

    as Ape
  • Danny Grover

    as Ape
  • Brian Hawley

    as Ape
  • David Hines

    as Ape
  • Tony Jackson

    as Ape
  • John Jordan

    as Ape
  • Scott MacKee

    as Ape
  • Laurence Marchant

    as Ape
  • Darryl Paes

    as Ape
  • Joe Refalo

    as Ape
  • Andy Wallace

    as Ape
  • Bob Wilyman

    as Ape
  • Richard Woods

    as Ape Killed by Moon-Watcher
  • S. Newton Anderson

    as Young Man (uncredited)
  • Sheraton Blount

    as (uncredited)
  • Ann Bormann

    as (uncredited)
  • Julie Croft

    as (uncredited)
  • Penny Francis

    as (uncredited)
  • Marcella Markham

    as (uncredited)
  • Irena Marr

    as Russian Scientist (uncredited)
  • Krystyna Marr

    as Russian Scientist (uncredited)
  • Kim Neil

    as (uncredited)
  • Jane Pearl

    as (uncredited)
  • Penny Pearl

    as (uncredited)
  • Burnell Tucker

    as TMA-1 Site Photographer (uncredited)
  • John Swindells

    as TMA-1 Site Technician #1 (uncredited)
  • John Clifford

    as TMA-1 Site Technician #2 (uncredited)
  • Stanley Kubrick

    as (voice) (uncredited)
  • Anthony Jackson

    as Ape
  • Frank W. Miller

    as Mission Controller
  • Harry Fielder

    as Moonwalker (uncredited)
Sound H.L. Bird Sound mixer
Production Victor Lyndon Producer
Crew Les Bowie Special Effects
Writing Arthur C. Clarke Novel
Writing Stanley Kubrick Screenplay
Editing Ray Lovejoy Editor
Camera Geoffrey Unsworth Director of Photography
Crew Brian Johnson Special Effects
Writing Arthur C. Clarke Screenplay
Production Stanley Kubrick Producer
Sound Winston Ryder Sound Editor
Art Anthony Masters Production Design
Art John Hoesli Art Direction
Art Harry Lange Production Design
Production James Liggat Casting
Art Robert Cartwright Set Decoration
Art Ernest Archer Production Design
Art Dick Frift Construction Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Stuart Freeborn Makeup Artist
Sound Malcolm Stewart Sound Designer
Costume & Make-Up Graham Freeborn Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Stanley Kubrick Visual Effects
Visual Effects Douglas Trumbull Visual Effects
Costume & Make-Up Mary Gibson Wardrobe Supervisor
Camera David Wynn-Jones Clapper Loader
Crew John Francis Stunt Coordinator
Crew Bobby Clark Stunts
Directing Stanley Kubrick Director
Camera George Watts Assistant Camera
Camera Kelvin Pike Camera Operator
Camera John Alcott Additional Photography
Crew David de Wilde Editorial Staff
Directing Derek Cracknell First Assistant Director
Sound A.W. Watkins Sound Supervisor