Film Details



2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Release Date: 1968
Duration (in mins): 160
Cast:
Keir Dullea (David Bowman)
Gary Lockwood (Frank Poole)
William Sylvester (Dr. Heywood Floyd)
Daniel Richter (Moonwatcher)
Leonard Rossiter (Smyslov)
Director:
Stanley Kubrick (Dir)
Derek Cracknell
Writer:
Stanley Kubrick (Scr)
Arthur C. Clarke (Scr)
Producer:
Stanley Kubrick (Prod)
Victor Lyndon (Assoc prod)
Distribution
Company:
Production
Company:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
Summary:
At the dawn of mankind, a colony of peaceful vegetarian apes awaken to find a glowing black monolith standing in their midst. After tentatively reaching out to touch the mysterious object, the apes become carnivores, with enough intelligence to employ bones for weapons and tools. Four million years later, in the year 2001, Dr. Heywood Floyd, an American scientist, travels to the moon to investigate a monolith that has been discovered below the lunar surface. Knowing only that the slab emits a de...