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29,191 Ratings

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by Stanley Kubrick
United Kingdom, United States, 1968
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller


A mysterious black monolith encountered by our prehistoric past leaps millennia and connects to a future of colonised space. Where astronaut Bowman is about to explore uncharted territory. A poetic meditation on technology and humanity adapted from a story by the revered Arthur C. Clarke.

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2001: A Space Odyssey Directed by Stanley Kubrick

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1969 | Winner: Best Effects, Special Visual Effects

1969 | 3 nominations including: Best Director

National Board of Review

1969 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1969 | 3 wins including: Best Art Direction

1969 | Nominee: Best Film

Directors Guild of America

1969 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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