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Episode Detail: 2001: A Space Odyssey - Movies That Shook the World

A look at Stanley Kubrick's “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968) and the sci-fi classic's influence on the space race, popularity with the 1960s counterculture and reinvention of the sci-fi genre. Included: clips from the film; interviews with scientists, actors, entertainers and Kubrick's widow, Christiane. Jeff Goldblum narrates.

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Premiered: September 09, 2005, on AMC
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Premise: A nine-part series examining the impact on society of controversial films includes remarks by critics, actors, directors, producers and scholars, who comment on the content and context of films such as D.W. Griffith's `The Birth of a Nation' (1915) and Spike Lee's `Do the Right Thing' (1989).


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