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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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Oct 1991 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Isobel Hawking
Self - Stephen Hawking's Mother Self - Stephen Hawking's Mother   See fewer
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Janet Humphrey
Self - Stephen Hawking's Aunt Self - Stephen Hawking's Aunt   See fewer
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Mary Hawking
Self - Stephen Hawking's Sister Self - Stephen Hawking's Sister   See fewer
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Basil King
Self - Hawking Family Neighbor Self - Hawking Family Neighbor   See fewer
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Derek Powney
Self - Hawking Classmate at Oxford Self - Hawking Classmate at Oxford   See fewer
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Norman Dix
Self - Hawking Classmate at Oxford Self - Hawking Classmate at Oxford   See fewer
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Robert Berman
Self - Hawking Tutor at Oxford Self - Hawking Tutor at Oxford   See fewer
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Gordon Berry
Self - Hawking Classmate at Oxford Self - Hawking Classmate at Oxford   See fewer
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Roger Penrose
Self - Professor at Cambridge Self - Professor at Cambridge   See fewer
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Dennis Sciama
Self - Professor at Cambridge Self - Professor at Cambridge   See fewer
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John Wheeler
Self - Astrophysicist Self - Astrophysicist   See fewer
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Brandon Carter
Self - Astrophysicist Self - Astrophysicist   See fewer
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John Taylor
Self - Astrophysicist Self - Astrophysicist   See fewer
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Kip Thorne
Self - Research Scientist at Cambridge Self - Research Scientist at Cambridge   See fewer
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Don Page
Self - Hawking Student Self - Hawking Student   See fewer
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Christopher Isham
Self - Astrophysicist Self - Astrophysicist   See fewer
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Brian Whitt
Self - Hawking Student Self - Hawking Student   See fewer
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Raymond Laflamme
Self - Hawking Student Self - Hawking Student   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 5,101 votes