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.
The mountain entrance to the place where the giant ring is kept on Earth is the same entrance that was used to enter NORAD in the movie WarGames (1983).
Arabic Interpreter: Professor! We found something beautiful!
Prof. Langford: Ja?
Arabic Interpreter: Oh, yes! Big, big, big surprise!
During Dr. Daniel Jackson's first discussion of the age of the cover stones, Dr. Barbara Shore mentions carbon dating. Carbon dating technique would be useless on stone or metal; it can give the age only of once-living matter. However, the carbon dating might have been used on discovered organic residue that the cover stones were placed on top of or that has some other connection to them.
An issue of "SCI-FI Universe" June 1995, Talks about the original rough cut of Stargate that was over 3 hours long. Scenes that were discussed were: A sequence in Colonel Jack O'Neill (Kurt Russell) and Egyptologist Daniel Jackson (James Spader) are trapped in a Sandstorm. A huge battle fought outside a city called "Nagada". A Big Subplot involving the Military and scientists, Fighting over the threat of the aliens on the otherside of the Stargate. A much longer fight between Jackson and Ra. Lots of scene extensions. And a lot of character driven plots.
English, Norwegian, Swedish, Egyptian (Ancient), Arabic
£3,020,239 (UK) (20 January 1995)
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