Stargate (movie)

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Stargate
Directed by Roland Emmerich
Produced by Dean Devlin
Written by Roland Emmerich
Dean Devlin
Starring Kurt Russell
James Spader
Music by David Arnold
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date(s) 28 October, 1994
Running time 121 min.
Language English
Budget $55,000,000 (est.)
Followed by Children of the Gods (Stargate SG-1)

IMDb profile

Stargate is a 1994 science fiction movie.

Plot[change | edit source]

In a dig at Giza in 1928, scientists find a big metalic ring inscribed with hieroglyphics. Archeologist Doctor Daniel Jackson is called by the US Air Force to translate hieroglyphics on the ring. They find out that the ring is actually a piece of alien technology that creates wormholes to transport people across the universe. A military team goes through the stargate with Jackson, and after the journey find out that they cannot get back to earth. They find a city of ancient Egyptian-like people under the rule of Ra, who is an alien posing as their god. They eventually kill Ra with a nuclear blast and figure out how to get back to earth, but Jackson gets married and stays on the planet.

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Drawing of the stargate from the movie