The film was originally to have ended just as it had in the book, with Bowman discovering the third monolith on Saturn's moon Japetus. This idea was scrapped, however, because the special effects crew was unable to make convincing-looking rings around Saturn.


Budget

Estimated

$ 10.500.000

Props

Director: Stanley Kubrick

  • Runtime 161 min
  • Length 5.520 m
  • Format 35 mm
  • Sound 70 mm 6Track

Gross

Worldwide

$ 190.700.000