G | | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A space-opera spanning the dawn of man to humanity reaching the stars, 2001: A Space Odyssey tells the story of the Black Monolith, humanity's evolution and the rise of A.I.'s ultimate supercomputer HAL 9000.
Here you are, sir, main level please.
When Dave blows his way into the emergency hatch using the explosive bolts and pressure in the pod, the pod remains static, in reality, the pod would have gone tumbling into space.
In the 2001 UK cinema re-release, the music carries on for 10-15 minutes after the end of the credits.
The film originally premiered at 160 minutes. After the premiere, director Stanley Kubrick removed about 19 minutes' worth of scenes and made a few changes:
The Blue Danube
("An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (The Blue Danube)")
Music by Johann Strauss (as Johann Strauss)
Performed by Berliner Philharmoniker (as the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra)
Conductor Herbert von Karajan
Courtesy Deutsche Grammophon
£69,567 (UK) (30 November 2014)
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