G | | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
It has been claimed that one of the australopithecines in the Dawn of Man sequence was the British comedian and actor Ronnie Corbett. Corbett did, in fact, audition for the part, but was unsuccessful.
Here you are, sir, main level please.
When Bowman exits the ship in the pod, you can see Poole through the front viewing window watching him, but when shown from inside the ship, Poole has no windows in front of him - he's in the wrong place.
No opening credits for actors, writers, producer, director, etc. are shown, with the story beginning right after the title. Although by the 1990s it had become quite common for major films to not have opening credits, it was still unusual in 1968.
£69,567 (UK) (30 November 2014)
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