2001: A Space Odyssey

Released Date
April 3, 1968
Distributor
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Genre
Sci-Fi
Rating
G
Budget
$12,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$60,405,931 + $5,396,565 = $65,802,496
1909-1992

Robert Beatty

as Dr. Ralph Halvorsen

86

Keir Dullea

as Dr. David Bowman

85

Gary Lockwood

as Dr. Frank Poole

1931-2011

Margaret Tyzack

as Elena

About 2001: A Space Odyssey

After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.

About

Stanley Kubrick film written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke and inspired by Clarke's short story The Sentinel. It follows a voyage to Jupiter with the sentient computer HAL after discovering a mysterious black monolith. 

Trivia

Regarded as one of the greatest and most influential films ever made, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. It was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for visual effects.