Director: Roland Emmerich. Cast: Kurt Russell, James Spader
In Egypt, Giza, 1928, a colossal coverstone is uncovered, which houses a stone ring underneath it. The expedition commissioner's daughter takes an amulet inscribed with the wadjet of Ra from a work table at the site. In the present day, Egyptologist Daniel Jackson is approached at a symposium by an old woman wearing the Ra necklace and is offered the chance to translate Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs that may prove his theories that the pyramids weren't built in the 4th Dynasty. Curious, Jackson accepts before being given tickets to an Air Force installation.
Stargate TV Series
Stargate refers to the science fiction media franchise that began in 1994 with the feature film Stargate. The subsequent body of works details an elaborate fictional universe where Earth battles hostile aliens possessing superior technology or supernatural powers. The film's story is continued in novel form in 2 live-action television series: Stargate SG-1 (1997-2007), Stargate Atlantis (2004-2009), Stargate Universe (2009-2011) Starring (SG-1): Richard Dean Anderson as Jack O'Neill, Michael Shanks as Daniel Jackson, Amanda Tapping as Colonel Samantha Carter, Christopher Judge as Teal'c and Don S. Davis as George S. Hammond
Stargate: The Ark of Truthis a 2008 Canadian-American military science fiction film written and directed by Robert C. Cooper. The film is the conclusion of Stargate SG-1's Ori arc, and picks up after the SG-1 series finale, but takes place before the fourth season of Stargate Atlantis.
Stargate: Continuumis a 2008 Canadian-American military science fiction film released through MGM Home Entertainment (MHE), written by Brad Wright and directed by Martin Wood. The film is a time-travel adventure and is the second sequel to Stargate SG-1, after Stargate: The Ark of Truth.
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