Stargate is a 1994 American science fiction adventure film directed by Roland Emmerich and produced by Dean Devlin, Oliver Eberle and Joel B. Michaels. The screenplay was written by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin.
Rated: PG-13 (movie contains sexual content, language, crude humor and some drug references)
Run Time: 1h 56min
Release Date: October 28, 1994 (USA)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Romance
Director: Roland Emmerich
Stargate stars Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Linfors, Alexis Cruz, Mili Avital, Erick Avari, John Diehl, Djimon Hounsou, Carlos Lavchu and Richard King.
Stargate is the story of Professor Daniel Jackson (James Spader) who is asked to help an old friend decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs to unlock the secrets to an ancient Egyptian artifact which was recently unearthed. Daniel is able to decipher the code and the team successfully launches the Stargate. After sending a robot through the gate with video capability and the passage proves to be safe. Daniel is asked to team up with retired Army Colonel Jack O’Neil (Kurt Russell) to investigate the ancient Egypt-like world. The arrive on a planet ruled by despotic Ra (Jaye Davidson), who holds the key to the Earth travelers’ safe return. Desperate to escape, Jackson and O’Neil must convince the planet’s people, who are subjects of Ra, that Ra must be overthrown.
“Sealed and buried for all time is the key to mankind’s future.” – Dr. Daniel Jackson
“So you think you’ve solved in fourteen days what they couldn’t solve in two years?” – Lt. General W.O. West
“It’s not ‘Door to Heaven’… it’s… Stargate.” – Dr. Daniel Jackson
“Give my regards to King Tut, asshole.” – Colonel Jonathan ‘Jack’ O’Neil
Official Movie Trailer
Kurt Russell as Colonel Jonathan ‘Jack’ O’Neil
James Spader as Dr. Daniel Jackson
Jaye Davidson as Ra
Viveca Linfors as Catherine Langford
Alexis Cruz as Skaara
Mili Avital as Sha’uri
Erick Avari as Kasuf
John Diehl as Charles Kawalsky
Djimon Hounsou as Horus
Carlos Lavchu as Anubis
Richard King as Gary Meyers, Ph.D