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Overall B+

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.

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: G

2001: A Space Odyssey

The most recent home video release of this movie is June 11, 2001. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 3 February 2004
Warner Studios released this timeless classic to DVD with its original overture, entr’acte and exit music. The English audio track is available in Dolby Digital 5.1.

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A sequel to this film was made, titled 2010:The Year We Make Contact. Exploring the final frontier (Star Trek) and depicting galaxies far, far away (Star Wars), has made for big box office returns for two movie franchises. For some ideas of what other people imagine the future will bring, check our review of Mission to Mars set in 2020, or The Red Planet circa 2050. (Obviously our expectations for space explorations are a little closer to home.)

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