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A Brief History of Time (1991)

G
80 min | Documentary, Biography

A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, was one of the great minds of all time.
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$84,025
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$2,279,692
Gross (World)
$2,279,692
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Release date
Oct 1991 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Isobel Hawking
Herself - Stephen Hawking's Mother Herself - Stephen Hawking's Mother   See fewer
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Stephen Hawking
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Janet Humphrey
Herself - Stephen Hawking's Aunt Herself - Stephen Hawking's Aunt   See fewer
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Mary Hawking
Herself - Stephen Hawking's Sister Herself - Stephen Hawking's Sister   See fewer
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Basil King
Himself - Hawking Family Neighbor Himself - Hawking Family Neighbor   See fewer
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Derek Powney
Himself - Hawking Classmate at Oxford Himself - Hawking Classmate at Oxford   See fewer
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Norman Dix
Himself - Hawking Classmate at Oxford Himself - Hawking Classmate at Oxford   See fewer
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Robert Berman
Himself - Hawking Tutor at Oxford Himself - Hawking Tutor at Oxford   See fewer
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Gordon Berry
Himself - Hawking Classmate at Oxford Himself - Hawking Classmate at Oxford   See fewer
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Roger Penrose
Himself - Professor at Cambridge Himself - Professor at Cambridge   See fewer
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Dennis Sciama
Himself - Professor at Cambridge Himself - Professor at Cambridge   See fewer
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John Wheeler
Himself - Astrophysicist Himself - Astrophysicist   See fewer
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Brandon Carter
Himself - Astrophysicist Himself - Astrophysicist   See fewer
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John Taylor
Himself - Astrophysicist Himself - Astrophysicist   See fewer
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Kip Thorne
Himself - Research Scientist at Cambridge Himself - Research Scientist at Cambridge   See fewer
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Don Page
Himself - Hawking Student Himself - Hawking Student   See fewer
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Christopher Isham
Himself - Astrophysicist Himself - Astrophysicist   See fewer
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Brian Whitt
Himself - Hawking Student Himself - Hawking Student   See fewer
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Raymond Laflamme
Himself - Hawking Student Himself - Hawking Student   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 4,849 votes