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.
When Professor Langford first sees the stargate in the opening sequence, he exclaims "Herregud! Hva er det?". This means "My God! What is that?" in Norwegian, Erik Holland's native language.
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.
Special edition released on Laserdisc and US video substitutes alternate footage for some scenes and includes 9 minutes of additional material.
English, Norwegian, Swedish, Egyptian (Ancient), Arabic
$16,651,018 30 October 1994
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