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4 Ratings: 3.0
Action & Adventure and Science Fiction & Fantasy movie directed by Roland Emmerich

Before they unleashed the idiotic mayhem ofIndependence DayandGodzilla, the idea-stealing team of director Roland Emmerich and producer-screenwriter Dean Devlin concocted this hokey hit about the discovery of an ancient portal capable of zipping travelers … see full wiki

Director: Roland Emmerich
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
3 reviews about Stargate
review by . March 20, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
On its face, a movie about aliens enslaving ancient Egyptians could seems more like a failed Sci-Fi Channel idea than a blockbuster hit. Yet, through a mixture of likable characters, exciting action sequences, and strong soundtrack, Stargate is surprisingly good. I hadn't watched it in years, but was pleasantly surprised when I watched it recently that Stargate has held up pretty well all these years. Moreover, I watched the movie with my wife, who is definitely not a fan of sci-fi movies, and she …
review by . May 26, 2007
The 1990s saw four big science fiction movies. The two biggest came near the end; Matrix and Phantom Menace. But the two best came out in the mid 90's; Contact and Stargate. And of all four, only Stargate spawned its own popular TV show. The storyline is very innovative; the US military obtains an object that can be used to travel across the universe, a Stargate. They hire a scientist, Daniel Jackson, to make it work. Daniel succeeds, and is transported to a desert world (Arizona actually) along …
review by . July 26, 2006
"Stargate" is fun, pure and simple. It takes history and science, spins them around in a blender with a cup of fiction, and cranks out a reasonably believable sci-fi classic. Starring James Spader as a geeky scientist who's really into decoding Egyptian heiroglyphics and a hard-nosed and slightly mentally unstable soldier played by Kurt Russell, "Stargate" gives the viewer a couple of things to ponder. What if "Ra" wasn't an actual god worshipped by early Egyptians, but an alien looking for a nice …
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