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While planet Earth poises on the brink of nuclear self-destruction, a team of Russian and American scientists aboard the Leonov hurtles to a rendezvous with the still-orbiting Discovery spacecraft and it's sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL.

6.8
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Directed by

Peter Hyams

Written by

Arthur C. Clarke (Novel)
Peter Hyams (Screenplay)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

In the very near future a small group of Americans and Russians set out on the greatest adventure of them all …. To see if there is life beyond the stars.

Cast

Keywords

space travel space mission space jupiter super computer astronaut monolith ghost ship

Photos

Lists

#98 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Makeup Michael Westmore

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Aaron Rochin

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Oscar nomination for Best Effects, Visual Effects Richard Edlund Neil Krepela