An alien similar to Ra appears out of the Stargate, killing five soldiers and kidnapping another, a year after the original Stargate mission. A new team is assembled, including some old ... See full summary »
Richard Dean Anderson,
In 1928, in Egypt, a strange device is found by an expedition. In the present days, the outcast linguist Dr. Daniel Jackson is invited by a mysterious woman to decipher an ancient hieroglyph in a military facility. Soon he finds that the device was developed by an advanced civilization and opens a portal to teletransport to another planet. Dr. Jackson is invited to join a military team under the command of Colonel Jonathan 'Jack' O'Neil that will explore the new world. They find a land that recalls Egypt and humans in a primitive culture that worship and are slaves to Ra, the God of the Sun. But soon they discover the secret of the mysterious "stargate". Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
One of the skeptics at Daniel Jackson's lecture asks who built the Egyptian Pyramids: "Men from Atlantis? Or Martians, perhaps?" Given the plots of this movie, Stargate SG-1 (1997), and Stargate: Atlantis (2004), he was, in fact, correct on both counts. See more »
Among the ribbons displayed on Jack O'Neil's uniform is the National Defense Service Medal (NDSM). Jack wears a bronze oak leaf cluster on his NDSM ribbon, which is incorrect. Someone who has earned more than one NDSM would wear a 3/16" bronze service star on the ribbon, not an oak leaf cluster. See more »
Stargate the movie :- superb atmosphreric music, great special effects, excellent cast, intriguing story but - not surprised it launched a successful TV series which has run and run. I cant believe there are so called sci fi fans out there who didn't like it - must be intellectuals!!! I still enjoy the film now 1o years later although disappointed they never made a sequel as it was set up for one. Never really liked the ending - should have included the return to earth. The TV series has moved the story along nicely - even changes to the cast have worked well and i particularly enjoy the dry humour of the TV series.
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