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2001: A Space Odyssey

When a group of scientists discover a black monolith buried on the moon is beaming a strange signal to Jupiter, they send a team of astronauts to investigate the largest planet. This now-classic Odyssey features computer glitches and unexplainable phenomena that have had audiences speculating ever since. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 141
Theater Release: 06 Apr 1968
Video Release: 11 Jun 2001
MPAA Rating: G
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2001: A Space Odyssey is rated G:

Cast: Keir Dullea, Stanley Kubrick
Studio: 1968 Metro-Goldwyn_Mayer Inc.

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You either love it, or hate it. Those who hate it have probably never got themselves past the opening ape scenes. Those who love it have never quit debating about… 
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