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Year: 1968

Original Title: 2001: A Space Odyssey

Length: 160 minutes

Genre: Adventure, Mistery, Science fiction

Studios: Metro Goldwyn Mayer


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Release Dates

United Kingdom: May 10 1968

United States: April 03 1968


Ranking: 1,455 out of 14,727 movies (up 1039)

Ranked #88 in list 'The best movies ever'

Ranked #5 in list 'Best science fiction movies'


8.4 by 38 users

9.0 by Movie'n'co

10.0 by 3 media


The film '2001: A Space Odyssey' is a countdown to the future, a map of human destiny, a conquest of infinity, an exciting drama about the man fighting machine. Winner of an Oscar for its special effects, is the starting point of these to other genre films that were release after it. A masterpiece of director Stanley Kubrick, excites, inspires and captivates generation after generation. Kubrick begins this journey into the future visiting our prehistoric ancestors then give a millennial jump to space colonization, ultimately submerging astronaut Bowman into uncharted world of space, perhaps even into immortality. This iconic science-fiction film stars actor Keir Dullea as astronaut Dave Bowman.


Cast 2001: A Space Odyssey

Keir Dullea

Keir Dullea

Dr. Dave Bowman

Gary Lockwood

Gary Lockwood

Dr. Frank Poole

William Sylvester

William Sylvester

Dr. Heywood R. Floyd

Leonard Rossiter

Leonard Rossiter

Dr. Andrei Smyslov

Robert Beatty

Robert Beatty

Dr. Ralph Halvorsen