Lavishly produced and designed, this science fiction epic became one of the biggest commercial hits of 1994, despite a second-hand storyline and ponderous tone that were pounced upon by most critics.
Nerdy Egyptologist Daniel Jackson (James Spader) is called upon to assist in a classified Air Force project near the great pyramid of Giza. The Feds suspect that a huge circular structure discovered near the pyramid is a "StarGate"--a teleportation device that links the earth with another site
far off in the universe. Jackson deciphers the hieroglyphic code on the structure and, accompanied by a military team led by Colonel Jack O'Neil (Kurt Russell), embarks on a...