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Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008)

Video  |   |  Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi  |  11 March 2008 (USA)
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SG-1 search for an Ancient Artifact to finally defeat the Ori. But the Artifact is in the Ori Galaxy.

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SG-1 searches for an ancient weapon which could help them defeat the Ori, and discover it may be in the Ori's own home galaxy. As the Ori prepare to send ships through to the Milky Way to attack Earth, SG-1 travels to the Ori galaxy aboard the Odyssey. The International Oversight committee has their own plans and SG-1 finds themselves in a distant galaxy fighting two powerful enemies. Written by Anonymous

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The lines have been drawn. The battle has been waged. Only one thing can save us...


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In an interview Michael Shanks revealed there was an alternate ending shot for the film. Following Landry telling him that the Ark being stored in Area 51 is out of his hands, Daniel meets with the team. He convinces them that it is too dangerous to be left in the government's hands and they agree. They then plan and execute a raid on the facility and take back the Ark. Shanks said he isn't quite sure why it was cut other than the fact that maybe the movie had "too many endings". See more »

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Vala tells Daniel that to activate the ark he must enter seven symbols. Daniel reveals that the keyword is 'origin' which in English has only 6 letters, however in the dialect of ancient shared by the Alterens and the Ori the word for 'origin', which also means 'truth', could easily be 7 letters long. It had been revealed earlier that the ancient word for truth is 'verimas' similar to the Latin 'veritas' See more »

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Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell: I'm gonna go find the queen.
Major Marks: How?
Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell: Like grandma said: If you want honey, gotta follow the bees.
Major Marks: Sounds like a good way of getting stung to me.
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Followed by Stargate: Continuum (2008) See more »

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Stargate The Ark of Truth
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Written by Joel Goldsmith
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7 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

SG1 is looking for the ultimate weapon against the Ori. Mitchell (Ben Browder), Jackson (Michael Shanks), Carter (Amanda Tapping), Teal'c (Christopher Judge) and Vala (Claudia Black) are on Dakara. They find a box but is then captured by the Ori led by Tomin (Tim Guinee). Mitchell kills the Prior and a shocked Tomin surrenders. James Marrick is an IOA representative who joins the team to search for the Ark of Truth in the Ori galaxy. He tries to unleash the Replicators on the Ori in a secret IOA mission.

It's a TV movie meant to finish off the Ori storyline after the TV show was canceled. This is obviously only for the fans of the TV show. It is interesting to continue after the show's cancellation. It suffers a bit from too many story elements. Fans of the show should easily follow but I sure wouldn't want to be non-fans watching this. As for the story, it lacks drama. It seems like they added the Replicators to spice things up.


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