PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Although the planet visited through the Stargate is never referred to by name throughout the length of the movie, its spin-off television series Stargate SG-1 (1997) would later reveal the planet's name to be Abydos. While it says in the movie that the planet is ... ...
Arabic Interpreter: Professor! We found something beautiful!
Prof. Langford: Ja?
Arabic Interpreter: Oh, yes! Big, big, big surprise!
When Daniel exits the secure area to get water for the coffee pot, the 'guard' looks up expectantly at Daniel who shows his ID badge before getting the water. He then walks back into the secure area unchallenged (right before he takes the newspaper from the guard). He wouldn't need to be challenged to leave the secure area, only to return. Even though he was still within eyesight of the 'guard', any military person involved in security would still need to see is ID badge before re-entering the secure area.
Details of the additional scenes included in the longer 9 minute version release by Artisan on DVD
English, Norwegian, Swedish, Egyptian (Ancient), Arabic
£3,020,239 (UK) (20 January 1995)
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