While planet Earth poises on the brink of nuclear self-destruction, a team of Russian and American scientists aboard the Leonov hurtles to a rendezvous with the still-orbiting Discovery spacecraft and it's sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL.

  1. Peter Hyams

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Arthur C. Clarke


Top Billed Cast

  1. Roy Scheider

    Roy Scheider

    Dr. Heywood Floyd

  2. John Lithgow

    John Lithgow

    Dr. Walter Curnow

  3. Helen Mirren

    Helen Mirren

    Tanya Kirbuk

  4. Bob Balaban

    Bob Balaban

    Dr. R. Chandra

  5. Keir Dullea

    Keir Dullea

    Dave Bowman

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 6, 1984


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget $28,000,000.00

Revenue $40,400,657.00



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