G | | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer HAL 9000.
The only movie directed by Stanley Kubrick that has a sequel. However, as of 2018 a movie of Doctor Sleep, Stephen King's sequel to The Shining, is in development
Here you are, sir, main level please.
Incorrectly regarded as a Goof: It was stated millions of stars would be visible during an EVA. In photography, a brilliantly lit EVA scene with included sunlight bouncing off the white surfaces would make the iris of the camera smaller, resulting in few, if any, stars visible. This is evidenced during the many recorded International Space Station EVAs.
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.
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:
£69,567 (UK) (30 November 2014)