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A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.

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HAL 9000 (voice)
Madolyn Smith Osborne ...
Caroline Floyd (as Madolyn Smith)
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Betty Fernandez, Bowman's Wife
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Maxim Brajlovsky
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Dr. Vladimir Rudenko (as Savely Kramarov)
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Irina Yakunina
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In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, a joint American- Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to discover what went wrong with the U.S.S. Discovery against a backdrop of growing global tensions. Among the mysteries the expedition must explain are the appearance of a huge black monolith in Jupiter's orbit and the fate of H.A.L., the Discovery's sentient computer. Based on a novel written by Arthur C. Clarke. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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monolith | computer | stars | space | year 2010 | See more »

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The year we make contact. See more »


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7 December 1984 (USA)  »

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2010: Odyssey Two  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)

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SEK 1,727,340 (Sweden)
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The AE35 high-gain antenna would not be used for short distance ship-to-ship communications, and thus the antenna would not have to be "turned away" from the Leonov since it would have remained pointed at Earth. Short distance communications would be accomplished with other 2-way radios. This was demonstrated in "2001" when Dave retrieved the body of Poole, all the while talking to Hal, without moving the AE35 antenna. See more »

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[first lines]
Dave Bowman: My God! It's full of stars!
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A superb piece of film-making
8 August 1999 | by (Oldham, England) – See all my reviews

When I saw 2001, I thought how brilliant a piece of film it turned out to be. Many people could not understand the meaning of the Monolith, but its meaning became clear in this sequal 2010. The acting is first rate throughout, with superb casting and Roy Scheider in one of his best films since Jaws.

The atmosphere generated by both films (more so, this one) is down to the excellent writing behind them. Arthur C.Clarke had a vision of a future and although he admits being 100 years out (talking today) there will be a time when computers like the HAL 9000 and expeditions into space take place just like in the films.

I only hope that sometime in the future, the two novels 2060 and 3001 will make it from paper to film.

I recommend this film to anyone, it is enjoyable for all the family.


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