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10 Movie Astronauts You Wouldn’t Want To Be Stuck In Space With
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Character: HAL 9000 (voiced by Douglas Rain)

Sure, he’s the smoothed-voiced computer we sometimes all wish Siri could grow up to be. But let’s not forget that he’s also a cold, logic driven psychopath who murders several of the crew under his so-called protection because he thinks the humans will interfere with his mission. Not only that, but he’s a right old nosey parker who thinks nothing of reading the survivors’ lips so he can figure out their plan to take him down. Cue one astronaut stranded in space and another on a desperate mission to remove HAL’s memory core. Worst of all, his parting shot is to leave us all with an earworm of a song. If you must take him along, station a giant off switch somewhere close at hand.
 

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1 What!
So like... Where was Ash of the Nostromo!? Who made this list? And IBM as a charecter??? Have a better one... More

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Unbelievable, Burke and Ash not mentioned, maybe even Fifield!!!!! what about Khan? More

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Where the hell are Ash and Burke! Both defo deserve mentions! More

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7 Solaris - Kelvin not Klein!
Clooney's character in Solaris does not "share a name with Chris Klein" since he's called Chris Kelvin... More

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Sorely missing Ian Holm's Ash here. More

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10 Event horizon
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