2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Updated June 26, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Cast: Keir Dullea, William Sylvester and Gary Lockwood

Now considered a masterwork, this futuristic tale was probably the single most cryptic and daring film to come out of Hollywood in its day. Notorious for its extended use of fixed camera and non-dialogue sequences, the visually stunning picture is an ambitious meditation on the evolution of humankind across the milleniums.

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