25 best moon movies ever

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Possibly the best-known and most highly-regarded science fiction movie of all time, Kubrick’s masterpiece isn’t specifically about the moon, but it does loom large in the plot as the site of mankind’s discovery of a second black monolith – the first being on Earth and triggering the evolution that led to humanity travelling into space. This monolith, presumably placed there by extraterrestrials, is transmitting a radio signal to Jupiter, and thus sparks off the mission that makes up the bulk of the film.

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