advertisement
Main Content

Stargate [20th Anniversary] [Blu-ray] [1994]

SKU:25646142
Release Date:10/28/2014
Rating:
Your price for this item is $9.99

Cardmember Offers

Frequently bought together

Description

This lucrative, elephantine-budgeted sci-fi opus paved the way for director Roland Emmerich's mega-hit Independence Day (1996). The story commences in Giza, Egypt, circa 1928, where an archaeological expedition unearths an ancient ring with cryptic hieroglyphs. The film then moves to the present day, where Egyptologist Daniel Jackson (James Spader) is busily trying to convince a group of skeptics that the pyramids were not built by man, but by an extraterrestrial force. After the lecture, a military man approaches him and offers him a job translating the said ring; its inscriptions actually constitute a map to a massive stargate (or interstellar portal). The army sends over resident crackpot colonel Jack O'Neill (Kurt Russell) to travel through the stargate and see what's on the other side; Jackson accompanies him, and the two men turn up in a desert planet on the other side of the universe, with three moons in its sky. The world in question is ruled by Ra (Jaye Davidson), a hermaphroditic Egyptian sun god, who oppresses hordes of slave workers. Jackson and O'Neill then join forces to help the said workers revolt against their oppressor.~Paul Brenner

Features

Original theatrical version of the feature film

Unrated extended version of the feature film

"Deciphering the gate: concepts and casting" featurette

"Opening the gate: the making of the move" featurette

"Passing through the gate: the legacy" featurette

Never-before-seen gag reel!

"Master of the Stargate" interactive trivia challenge

BonusView Picture-in-Picture "Stargate ultimate knowledge"

"Is there a Stargate?" featurette

"The Making of Stargate" documentary

Audio commentary with co-writer/director Roland Emmerich and co-writer/producer Dean Devlin