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Stargate: Continuum (2008)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | Video 29 July 2008
Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.

Director:

Martin Wood

Writer:

Brad Wright
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Browder ... Lt. Col. Cameron Mitchell / Captain of the Achilles
Amanda Tapping ... Lt. Col. Samantha Carter
Christopher Judge ... Teal'c
Michael Shanks ... Daniel Jackson
Beau Bridges ... Maj. Gen. Henry 'Hank' Landry
Claudia Black ... Vala Mal Doran / Qetesh
Richard Dean Anderson ... General Jonathan 'Jack' O'Neill
William Devane ... President Hayes
Cliff Simon ... Ba'al
Don S. Davis ... Maj. Gen. George Hammond
Steve Bacic ... Camulus
Gary Jones ... Chief Master Sgt. Walter Harriman
Jacqueline Samuda ... Nirrti
Peter Williams ... Apophis
Darcy Cadman ... Russian Officer
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Storyline

When the Stargate team goes to see Ba'al, the last of the System Lords, being extracted from his host. All of a sudden, Tealc, Vala and all of their allies start to vanish. Later Carter, Daniel, and Mitchell try to escape through the Stargate but find themselves not on earth but on a ship trapped beneath the polar ice cap. They learn they are on the freighter that was delivering the Stargate found in Egypt in 1939 to America. The ship is about to sink and they evacuate. They are picked up by a submarine and brought to a Naval Base where they learn the SG project never happened. They try to warn the government that the Gouald might attack earth. But the government doesn't believe and tells them that they're being released and given new identities and not to talk to each other or about their previous alternate timeline . One year later, the Gouald attack and the government asks for their help. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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History may never repeat itself again


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stargate Continuum: The Movie See more »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby Surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The film is dedicated to the memory of Paul McCann, 32, and Anthony Huntrod, 20, of the HMS Tireless, who died in an accident during the filming of the Arctic scenes. The accident was due to an explosion of an oxygen generator and not related to the maneuvers made for the movie. See more »

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Ba'al's hand doesn't actually press any buttons to hang up the phone on President Hayes, a sound effect is heard but his fingers are nowhere near any buttons on the phone. See more »

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Interviewer: Samantha Carter?
Lt. Col. Samantha Carter: Yes.
Interviewer: It's common knowledge that 4 years ago, a computer failure forced the space shuttle Intrepid's main engines to shut down before it could reach a safe orbit or secondary landing site. When the auto pilot also failed mission commander, Samantha Carter, stayed behind to fly it while her crew bailed out of the escape hatch. The orbiter went down over the Atlantic and her body was never recovered.
Lt. Col. Samantha Carter: It wasn't me.
Interviewer: You just said you name...
[Sam cuts her off]
Interviewer: [...]
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This film is dedicated to the memory of Paul McCann and Anthony Huntrod, who lost their lives during an accident under the ice cap on a Royal Navy submarine at the time of filming. See more »

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Stargate Theme
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Box Office Worthy and in True Stargate Spirit
6 July 2008 | by poriami13See all my reviews

The general attitude going into this movie is half-skeptical, half-excited: on the one hand, direct-to-DVD rarely bodes well and Ark of Truth, while not bad on the whole, could have been a lot better; on the other hand, it's a new SG movie, it's got Jack, Goa'uld instead of Ori, whohoo! The verdict? Two words, people.

It's Good!

Continuum redeems the whole "SG1 movies" idea. True, Ark of Truth wasn't such a hard act to follow, but this goes above and beyond the "better than the first film" label. It's a true SG1 story, like we used to get'em in the first seasons. Plenty of adventure (they can't seem to get a break throughout the whole film), interspersed with the small moments we loved throughout the series: the one-liners (yes, Jack's got some lines, but most come from Mitchell), the technobabble (Sam still doesn't get to finish a phrase w/o being interrupted), the hard choices. And a taste of the good old Goa'uld arrogance we all know and love, to boot.

The characters each get their spotlight moment. Mitchell shines throughout, indeed this seemed to be a movie made to show he well and truly belongs to SG1 outside the Ori arc, as well. Daniel gets his moments, as well as Sam, and we get to see both of them interact with Jack once again! On the Goa'uld front, we are treated to a whole parade of former system lords, pretty much anyone you can think of. Baal, of course, is his usual charming evil self. And we get a great new villain in the person of Quetesh, who personifies the perfect Goa'uld queen: subservient, double-faced, deadly. Almost wish she'd been there for the first seasons of the show!

The quality is very good, most scenes would have done very well on a big screen. Effects, great, but then that's nothing new. In short, this movie delivers what it promised: an epic SG1 adventure and a great character show. I'd originally given it 8 stars, but by comparison to Ark of Truth, it gets an extra one. Totally worth the money, can't wait to own the DVD.


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