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Questions tagged [stargate-movie]

The original movie (1994) about an interstellar teleportation ring known as a Stargate that spawned the "Stargate" franchise. Always use in conjunction with the [stargate] tag.

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What are the different terms used to describe a Stargate?

What are all the different terms used to describe the Stargate throughout the various shows? I know the Jaffa call it the "Chappa'ai". I've also heard "ancestral ring" and "Portal" (including the "...
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How often did the SG-1 team members use a Sarcophagus?

Do we have any idea how many times each of the main SG-1 team members (Jack, Daniel, Sam, Teal'c, Jonas, Cameron, Vala) used a Sarcophagus? I'm interested in answers from all official sources, but ...
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How often did Ra visit Abydos?

Do we know how often Ra visited Abydos? Or at least, when was the last time he came to Abydos? Is there a mention or hint in the movie, during the TV series, in the RPG books or in the novels based on ...
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Stargate Movie: Who are the flag officers at the meeting?

After Daniel Jackson realises the function of the 6+1 symbols on the Cartouche, a meeting takes place. This meeting is attended by several high ranking officers. It seems to me that these 3 are the ...
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In the Stargate Movie, what military awards does Jack O'Neil hold?

Based on J. O’Neil’s ribbons in the Stargate Movie, what awards did he receive? I think, I identified most of them, but could somebody please confirm or correct me where I went wrong – as some of the ...
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Why do Goa'uld eyes glow?

What does it mean when a Goa'uld makes his eyes glow? Does it signify some type of physiological change? Or is it just an intimidating/dramatic gesture? I can't really find a consistent pattern for ...
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Do all planets in Stargate series have exactly the same atmospheric pressure?

In Stargate (the movie) we see that, when the gate is activated, there is no wind moving from one planet to another. This suggests that air does not flow, which, in turn suggests atmospheric pressure ...
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Can SG teams travel to different galaxies without extra power or an 8th chevron?

In the tie-in of SG-1 and Atlantis, they had to use a ZPM to power the gate, and use an eighth chevron to travel to the Pegasus Galaxy. It was (so I thought) common knowledge that they could only ...
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Stargate Home Symbol

I'm struggling to find and I'm pretty sure I didn't imagine this: From one of the Stargate's (Movie, SG1, SGA or SGU) - I remember the home symbol being two Anubis? guards leaning into the sun. ...
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Changes in the Constellations shape over time Vs Stargate Glyphs

I just remembered that the relative position of stars change with time. I made a quick search and found this reference : What Will the Constellations Look Like in 50,000 Years? I didn't see much from ...
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Is Stargate (movie) based on a book?

From what I can see in the IMDB page of the movie, the writing credits are given to Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich. Was it based (even loosely) on an existing book or is this an original script which ...
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Why did the Goa'uld not send ships to attack Earth after Earth's rebellion?

Why didn't the Goa'uld simply send a ship to Earth after Earth's rebellion? This came up after looking at the following question: "why they didn't attack Earth through the Beta Gate".