2001: A Space Odyssey

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Name(s): 2001: A Space Odyssey
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Scope/Focus: Film
Date(s): 1968
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2001: A Space Odyssey is a film based on Arthur C. Clarke's short story "The Sentinel." '

The plot revolves around astronauts on a mission to find and study a monolith with help from supercomputer HAL 9000, and everything that goes wrong.

It spawned a less-heralded sequel, 1984's 2010: The Year We Make Contact. The film was highly influential in the development of the science fiction genre and the depiction of Artificial Intellligence in mainstream fiction.

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2001: A Space Odyssey on IMDB