The thrilling sequel to Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, stars Academy Award-nominee Roy Scheider (JAWS, ALL THAT JAZZ) as an American astronaut sent on a joint U.S.-Soviet space mission to Jupiter in an effort to find out what happened to the missing crew of the original Jupiter mission. Co-starring Oscar-nominees Helen Mirren (TV's "Prime Suspect," THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE) and Emmy-winner John Lithgow (TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, TV's "Third Rock from the Sun").
Nominated: Best Art Direction, Best Cosume Design, Best Effects, Best Makeup, Best Sound, 1985 Academy Awards
A good looking, sharp-edged, entertaining, exciting space opera. -- Roger Ebert, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES