This is a sequel to 2001 A Space Odyssey. It is now 2010 and both the Americans and the Russians are racing to get to Jupiter to investigate the black monolith (similar to the one found in Lunar Crater Clavius) which was found by the U.S.S. Discovery in orbit around Jupiter’s moons. The U.S.S. Discovery’s orbit is rapidly decaying and it will crash into IO but the Americans cannot get there in time to save U.S.S. Discovery. The Russians can get to Jupiter in time but only the Americans have the knowledge to access and awaken the U.S.S. Discovery’s H.A.L.9000 sentient computer. This forces a joint American-Soviet space expedition against a backdrop of growing global tensions. The combined expedition is seeking answers to several mysteries. What is the significance of the black monolith? Why did H.A.L.9000 act so bizarrely and terminate 4 of 5 of the U.S.S. Discovery’s crew? What happened to David Bowman? Along the way, curious data is detected …

Directors: Peter Hyams
Actors: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban, Keir Dullea, Douglas Rain, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Dana Elcar, Taliesin Jaffe, James McEachin, Mary Jo Deschanel
Countrys: USA

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6.8 45,276 1984-12-06 116

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
NovelArthur C. ClarkeDirectorPeter Hyams
Original Music ComposerDavid ShireDirector of PhotographyPeter Hyams
ProducerPeter HyamsScreenplayPeter Hyams
Production DesignAlbert BrennerSet DecorationRick Simpson
Costume DesignPatricia NorrisCastingPenny Perry
EditorMia GoldmanEditorJames Mitchell
Costume SupervisorNancy McArdleCostume SupervisorBruce Walkup
Set DesignerGreg PapaliaSet DesignerGregory Pickrell
Property MasterMarty WunderlichSupervising Sound EditorRichard L. Anderson
Sound DesignerDale StrumpellSound Re-Recording MixerCarlos Delarios
Sound Re-Recording MixerMichael J. KohutSound Re-Recording MixerRay O'Reilly
Sound Re-Recording MixerAaron RochinVisual Effects SupervisorGregory L. McMurry
Stunt CoordinatorM. James ArnettCamera OperatorRalph Gerling
Still PhotographerBruce McBroomLighting TechnicianJohn Baron
Music EditorWilliam SaracinoTransportation CoordinatorRandy Peters
Location ManagerMario IscovichConceptual DesignPaul Huston

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