Blu-ray Disc  2 hr 19 mins   IMDB  8.4
2001: A Space Odyssey
MGM/UA (1968)
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Adventure, Science Fiction
USA  /  English

Keir Dullea Dr. Dave Bowman
Gary Lockwood Dr. Frank Poole
William Sylvester Dr. Heywood R. Floyd
Leonard Rossiter Dr. Andrei Smyslov
Margaret Tyzack Elena
Robert Beatty Dr. Rolf Halvorsen
Sean Sullivan Dr. Bill Michaels
Douglas Rain HAL 9000

Director Stanley Kubrick
Producer Stanley Kubrick; Victor Lyndon
Writer Stanley Kubrick; Arthur C. Clarke
Cinematography Geoffrey Unsworth

In the year 2001 a strange object has been discovered near the planet of Jupiter and a crew is sent from Earth to investigate. Before that happens though we see a prehistoric scene of a group of man apes going about their life when a strange monolith is discovered. Following their discovery they learn to use tools and begin their ascent to modern man. Flash forward and the same or a similar monolith is discovered on the moon to the same awe that was exhibited by prehistoric man. In 2001 a mission of five men (including Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood) and one super computer, HAL 9000 (voice of Douglas Rain) who is perfect and mimics human emotions, have been sent to the area of Jupiter to investigate something seemingly unknown. The journey to Jupiter becomes one where the lines between man and machine, artificial and natural intelligence and evolution are blurred.

Edition Details
Distributor Warner Home Video
Barcode 7321900798389
Region Region 1; Region A; Region B; Region C
Release Date 03-03-2008
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen (16:9)
Subtitles Dutch; English; Finnish; French; German; Italian; Norwegian; Portuguese; Spanish; Swedish
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Dolby Digital 5.1 [French]
Dolby Digital 5.1 [German]
Dolby Digital 5.1 [Italian]
Dolby Digital 5.1 [Spanish]
PCM [English]
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Commentary by Keir Dullea and Gary LockwoodChannel Four Documentary 2001: The Making Of A MythStanding On The Shoulders Of Kubrick: The Legacy of 2001Vision Of Future Passed: The Prophecy of 20012001: A Space Odyssey - A Look Behind The FutureWhat Is Out There?2001: FX and Early Conceptual ArtworkLook: Stanley Kubrick!Audio-Only Bonus: 1966 Kubrick Interview Conducted by Jeremy BernsteinTheatrical Trailer