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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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Directed by

Stanley Kubrick

Written by

Stanley Kubrick (Screenplay)
Arthur C. Clarke (Screenplay)

Runtime

149 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

The ultimate trip

Cast

Keywords

space travel space mission technology cult film moon space station artificial intelligence evolution jupiter man vs machine super computer human being moon base astronaut monolith

Photos

Lists

#89 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#3 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#15 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#16 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Effects, Special Visual Effects Stanley Kubrick

Oscar nomination for Best Director Stanley Kubrick

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen Stanley Kubrick Arthur C. Clarke

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Harry Lange Anthony Masters Ernest Archer