Inspired by Clarke's epic book, the film moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence to the emergence of man as pure thought, somewhere in the future. When a monolith is found on the moon, astronauts equipped with a superintelligent computer attempt to find its origins.
Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008. Sentinel, 2001 -- Film adaptations.
Computers -- Fiction.
Extraterrestrial beings -- Fiction.
Human evolution -- Fiction.
Human-alien encounters -- Fiction.
Human-computer interaction -- Fiction.
Outer space -- Exploration -- Fiction.
Space vehicles -- Fiction.
Twenty-first century -- Fiction.
Unidentified flying objects -- Fiction.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Dullea, Keir, 1936- actor.
Kubrick, Stanley, film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Lockwood, Gary, 1937- actor.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Sylvester, William, 1922-1995, actor.
Warner Bros. Entertainment, publisher.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008. Sentinel, 2001.