Director: Peter Hyams
Writer(s): Arthur C. Clarke (novel); Peter Hyams (screenplay)
Starring: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban, Keir Dullea, Douglas Rain, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Dana Elcar, Taliesin Jaffe, James McEachin, Mary Jo Deschanel, Elya Baskin, Saveliy Kramarov, Oleg Rudnik, Natasha Shneider, Vladimir Skomarovsky, Victor Steinbach, Jan Tríska, Larry Carroll, Herta Ware, Cheryl Carter, Ron Recasner, Robert Lesser, Candice Bergen, Delana Michaels, Gene McGarr, Arthur C. Clarke, Gary Lockwood
Synopsis: In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), 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. Amongst 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 A.I. computer. Based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke.
Release Date: December 7, 1984 (USA) | Length: 116 min | Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi | Certificate: PG