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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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This film was shot in only 18 days. 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: Hey kids, guess what?
Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell: [after a pause, sounds of shooting in background] We are under fire.
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Referenced in Command & Conquer: Stargate Universe (2012) See more »

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Stargate The Ark of Truth
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Good ending for a *great* TV series, but just looking at it as a movie, it's only average
5 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

First up, Stargate SG-1 in my opinion was one of the best TV series ever! The movie does a good job of tying up all the loose ends and the performances of the cast are as good as we have come to expect of a cast that has lived these characters' roles for up to 10 years.

Having said that, the movie does exactly what was intended - closure - and nothing more. Since this is a movie and not a TV series, I rate it as such and if I look at it as a movie, it is an average science fiction movies. The special effects are good, but every average science fiction movie has good special effects these days.

The story is actually not that innovative (*over and beyond* what we know from the TV series) and somehow there isn't a great deal of suspense developing anywhere through the movie. It never gets boring, but at the same time, it feels a bit like a re-union, kind of a "let's have a fun movie for old time's sake" movie.

The ending scene is also a bit cheesy.

Note: 6 is not a *bad* rating in my books (can check my other ratings)

  • it is slightly above average.



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