2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey
part of 2001: A Space Odyssey

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Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It plays these songs...

Also sprach Zarathustra
composed by Richard Strauss

This Song is played in 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
This is the dramatic music is played in the opening sequence as well as other times throughout the film. It is quite often referred to simply as the "Theme to 2001: A Space Odyssey".

Au clair de la lune
composed by Traditional

This Song is played in 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The French version of the film has HAL sing this song as his memory units are being pulled instead of "Daisy Bell".

Giro giro tondo
performed by Traditional

This Song is played in 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
In the Italian version of the film, HAL sings this song while having his memory units pulled instead of "Daisy Bell".

Hanschen klein
performed by Traditional

This Song is played in 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
In the German version of the film, HAL sing the song while having his memory units pulled instead of "Daisy Bell".

It is inspired by these books...

The Odyssey
written by

This Book inspired 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The title of the film was chosen by Kubrick in reference to The Odyssey by Homer because the expanse of the sea was the equivalent to the vastness of space to our time.

It is related to these books...

2001: A Space Odyssey
written by
part of Space Odyssey

This Book is related to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The book and the movie were created concurrently, however they were both based on several short stories by Clarke. The book was finished before the movie, but the movie was released first. Though very similar, each story has several significant differences in plot.

It is inspired by these movies...

Road to the Stars

This Movie inspired 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The physics of space and space travel from this Russian documentary heavily influenced the imagery in Kubrick's film.
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It is shown on these television commercials...

91st Academy Awards (Oscars 2019) and Googlestore.com Commercial - #HeyGoogle, Let's Go to the Movies

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Google Home Mini and Googlestore.com Commercial - #HeyGoogle, Let's Go to the Movies (2001: Space Odyssey featuring

This Television Commercial shows 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey

It is referred to by these television commercials...

Apple TV Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey

FOX Commercial for The Simpsons

This Television Commercial refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The monolith and apes from this film are living in Donald Trump's hair

Halo Top Commercial - Halo Top - Eat the Ice Cream

This Television Commercial refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
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It is shown on these television episodes...

The X-Files:
Season:  10  / Episode:  2 
Founder's Mutation

This Television Episode shows 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Mulder watches this film with his son during his dream/fantasy

It is referred to by these television episodes...

Futurama:
Season:  10  / Episode:  7 
Calculon 2.0

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Calculon performs in a one-man play where he plays HAL 9000 from this film/book

Community:
Season:  1  / Episode:  21 
Contemporary American Poultry

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Jeff mentions Johnny Five and HAL when describing Abed's transformation from good to evil.

The Simpsons:
Season:  5  / Episode:  15 
Deep Space Homer

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The scene where Bart throws the marker into the air and is is then match-cut into an image of a satellite is a reference to the scene where the bone turns into a satellite in "2001".

Futurama:
Season:  4  / Episode:  8 
Godfellas

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Several of the scenes in this episode are made to mimic scenes from 2001: A Space Odyssey. In addition, a few songs from the movie's soundtrack are played in the episode.

Shameless:
Season:  6  / Episode:  4 
Going Once, Going Twice

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
HAL 9000 impersonation from cancer patient that Frank brings home for Debbie

Futurama:
Season:  4  / Episode:  4 
Love and Rocket

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The revolting sentient spaceship is a reference to HAL 9000. There are dozens of references to this movie in this episode.

Six Feet Under:
Season:  1  / Episode:  2 
The Will

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Nate impersonates HAL 9000's voice from 2001 and keeps referring to David as "Dave" who is one of the main characters from the movie who HAL rebels against.

Archer:
Season:  6  / Episode:  2 
Three to Tango

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The computer says, "What are you doing, Dave?" after Malory pushes it on the floor

The Simpsons:
Season:  26  / Episode:  4 
Treehouse of Horror XXV

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The scene where Homer beats the guy with the bone is a parody of 2001: A Space Odyssey

It is shown on these movies...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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This Movie shows 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Actual footage from "2001" is used in the scene where the monolith is turned into a chocolate bar.
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Magical Mystery Tour

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This Movie shows 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Scenes that where cut from the stargate scene from the final production of "2001" where used in a psychedelic scene in "Magical Mystery Tour".
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It is the basis of these movies...

2000 and Cum: A Face Odyssey

This Movie parodies 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
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2001: A Space Travesty

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This Movie parodies 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
In addition to the title, this spoof movie makes several references to Kubrick's science fiction film.
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Airplane II: The Sequel
part of Airplane

This Movie parodies 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The computer, ROK 9000, that controls the airplane is a parody of HAL-9000 from 2001.

Be Kind Rewind

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This Movie parodies 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
2001 is one of the "sweded" movies. They show the scene where the astronaut is jogging around the spaceship upside down.
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History of the World, Part I

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This Movie parodies 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
"History of the World" parodies the "Dawn of Man" section of "2001".
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The Groove Tube

This Movie parodies 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
"The Groove Tube" parodies the "Dawn of Man" section of "2001" where the monolith is replaced with a television.
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WALL-E

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This Movie is inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
WALL-E's director has stated that WALL-E is an homage to 2001: A Space Odyssey as well as several other famous science fiction movies including Alien, Blade Runner, and Close Encounters.
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It is referred to by these movies...

Being There

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This Movie refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
This film gives an homage to "2001", when Chance leaves the house for the first time "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays for this symbolic "birth/rebirth".
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Dark Side of the Moon

This Movie refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
This mockumentary claims that the US moon landing was a hoax directed by Stanley Kubrick while he was filming "2001".
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Mother

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This Movie refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
John puts up two movie posters including one for this film
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Sleeper

This Movie refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Woody Allen chose Douglas Rain to play the voice of the controller computer because this same actor played the voice of HAL 9000 in Kubrick's film.
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It inspired these books...

2010: Odyssey Two
written by
part of Space Odyssey

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This Book is inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Though "2010: Odyssey Two" is part of the Space Odyssey book series, it is actually the sequel to the story told in the "2001: A Space Odyssey" movie rather than the book. The movie and book had significant plot differences, and 2010 ignores the story told in the original book.

It is the basis of these songs...

Little Secrets
performed by Passion Pit

This Song is based on 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The music video for Little Secrets includes an abstract remake of the Stargate sequence from 2001.

It is referred to by these video games...

SimEarth

This Video Game refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
In reference to 2001, this video game uses monoliths to encourage evolution.
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Spore

This Video Game refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
In reference to 2001, this video game uses monoliths to encourage evolution.
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It inspired these video game series...

Metal Gear

This Video Game Series is inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey part of 2001: A Space Odyssey
2001 is cited as a major influence on the Metal Gear series.
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