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2001: A Space Odyssey 1968

  • Stanley Kubrick
  • April 5, 1968
  • 149 mins
  • English
  • Adventure, Mystery, Science Fiction
An epic drama of adventure and exploration
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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Best Sci-fi Movie Ever Made

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this film is the definition of overrated

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2001' requires you to watch in a different way than you normally watch films. It requires you to relax. It requires you to experience strange and beautiful images without feeling guilty that there is no complex plot or detailed characterization. Don't get me wrong, plots and characters are good, but they're not the be-all and end-all of everything. There are different KINDS of film, and to enjoy '2001' you must tune your brain to a different wavelength and succumb to the pleasure of beauty, PURE beauty, unfettered by the banal conventions of everyday films.

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