The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy PG

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  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 49 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: September 13, 2005
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: Touchstone / Disney
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85

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User Ratings: 233,633
Rating: 2.0/4.0 -- "Mostly Unnecessary." Full Review
MovieCrypt.com
Jan 16, 2006
Considering all the things that could have gone wrong in the making of this picture, it's a minor miracle that it turned out as well as it did. Full Review
Film Journal International
Mar 1, 2007
Rating: 3.5/5 -- full review in Greek Full Review
Movies for the Masses
Oct 3, 2006
Rating: B+ -- "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy" is an enjoyable sci-fi romp with a strong twist of self-effacing British raillery that children of all ages will get a charge from. Full Review
ColeSmithey.com
Jun 19, 2009
Rating: 7/10 -- Fans of the book will probably be a little disappointed, but anyone encountering the Hitchhiker's Guide for the first time should be thoroughly entertained. It is very strange and very funny in a way that Adams' work exemplified. Full Review
ComingSoon.net
Mar 22, 2011
Jennings crams the animations that illustrate the Guide entries with droll sight gags.
Sight and Sound
Jun 1, 2005
. . .there is something crucial missing from the mix. Some heart and soul that might make you care more about the plight of plebby Arthur and his gang of intergalactic pals. Full Review
The Tyee (British Columbia)
Aug 24, 2017

Product Description:

Douglas Adams's long-awaited film version of THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, based on his five-book series, is a funny, wacky, highly creative ride through a bizarre universe. Martin Freeman (Tim from THE OFFICE) stars as Arthur Dent, a British everyman suddenly thrust into intergalactic intrigue when the earth is destroyed by the Vogons to make room for an interspatial highway. Arthur travels the skyways with good friend Ford Prefect (Mos Def), an alien writer for an electronic encyclopedia called THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. Things get downright dangerous--and absolutely hysterical--when Arthur and Ford thumb a ride with the president of the universe, two-headed Zaphod Beeblebrox (a wild and crazy Sam Rockwell); earthling Tricia McMillan (Zooey Deschanel), whom Arthur once had a thing for back in England; and a perpetually depressed robot named Marvin (voiced by Alan Rickman, played by Warwick Davis). With much of the galaxy after them, the motley crew makes its way toward a super-computer that just might be able to provide them with the ultimate question; they already know the answer. Based on a second-draft script written by Adams himself, who died shortly thereafter, H2G2 is a winning film that rightfully earns its place in the storied HITCHHIKER'S lore. And for an extra little bonus, make sure to sit through all of the credits.

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  • THEATRICAL RELEASE: APRIL 29, 2005

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  • Sales Rank: 15,836
  • UPC: 786936258462
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