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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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Plot  In an African desert, a tribe of early hominids is driven from their water hole by a rival tribe. They wake to find a featureless black monolith has appeared before them. One man-ape realizes how to use a bone as a tool and weapon; the tribe kills the leader of their rivals and reclaims the water hole.

Millions of years later, a Pan Am space plane carries Dr. Heywood R. Floyd to a space station orbiting Earth for a layover on his trip to Clavius Base, a United States outpost on the moon. After a videophone call with his daughter, Floyd's Soviet scientist friend and her colleague ask him about rumors of a mysterious epidemic at Clavius. Floyd declines to answer. At Clavius, Floyd heads a meeting of base personnel, apologizing for the epidemic cover story but stressing secrecy. His mission is to investigate a recently found artifact buried four million years ago. Floyd and others ride in a Moonbus to the artifact, which is a monolith identical to the one encountered by the man-...
  

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Cast

Keir Dullea
Dr. David Bowman
Gary Lockwood
Dr. Frank Poole
William Sylvester
Dr. Heywood R. Floyd
Douglas Rain
The of the HAL 9000 (voice only)
Daniel Richter
The chief man-ape
Leonard Rossiter
Dr. Andrei Smyslov
Robert Beatty
Dr. Ralph Halvorsen
Sean Sullivan
Dr. Roy Michaels
Frank Miller
Mission controller
Edward Bishop
Lunar shuttle captain
Maggie d'Abo
Stewardess (Space station elevator) (uncredited)
Alan Gifford
Poole's father
Ann Gillis
Poole's mother
Vivian Kubrick
Floyd's daughter (uncredited)

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2001: A Space Odyssey
English Original Title

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  Barton Fink rated 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) with 10.0 stars / 27.09.2016

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  Burkay rated 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) with 9.0 stars / 14.01.2015

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