The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Martin Freeman, Sam Rockwell, Mos Def, Zooey Deschanel, Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor, John Malkovich, Warwick Davis, Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure - Thriller, Comedy, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Fantasy - General, Television|
|Studio:||TOUCHSTONE HOME VIDEO|
|Collections:||Directorial Debuts, Easter Eggstravaganza!, Family Faves, For Kids, Genre Mashups, Half Term Hits, Holiday Hits, Just Arrived|
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy - Bonus Features
|Run time:||1 hour 44 minutes|
|Rental release:||Currently unavailable|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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No Guide - No Idea (2 Stars)By N Stafford from England , 04 May 2005
[Highly rated reviewer]Ultimately disappointing, this movie adaptation of the book is mostly a collection of the most incorrigible parts of the book - that is, without the context that pulls the book back down to the Earth, so to speak. Martin Freeman does ok as Arthur Dent; however most of the other characters and voiceovers are either miscast or annoying. The acting is overcooked, scenes border on madness, and the CGI - the films one saving grace - borders on Disney. Thanks the Hollywood influence for misunderstanding and butchering another classic - this movie is all one liners and sight gags. The effect of these gags over two hours - is like someone blowing a party cracker for a laugh on a Monday morning - none too funny. I found myself bored through most of the film - which I never expected. I would compare this film to a very long episode of Red Dwaft, without much of the humour.
The GOOD news is, that while in the cinema I saw the Star Wars Episode III preview and it looked great. But as we know - with previews -- such as the Hitchhikers Guide Preview and Hype (they are getting really good at hyping movies aren't they) we can always piece together a garment from a messy pile of string.
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read the bookBy a customer , 11 May 2013enjoyed the book but disappointed with the film I think this was aimed at children. Martin Freeman made the best of a poor scrpt
Not like the bookBy a customer , 26 Feb 2013
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideWhat??? Beeblebrox has two heads, they missed out several of the funniest bits, Ford and Arthur don't turn into sofa's Ford becomes a penguin and Arthur's legs go off into the distance. The film also added several BAD scenes. This film was a disappointment.
Good MovieBy a customer , 17 Feb 2013A good movie full of good actors and effects but the plot was not that inspiring but some of the characters were great such as the robot.
Simply The BestBy Mrs_Directioner (1 review) , 09 Feb 2013Just amazing, I LOVE this movie so much. Could watch it over and over again. It continuously gives me jokes, its for your more maturer laughers. If your of a younger generation, you might not enjoy this type of humor
very disappointing adaptationBy a customer , 02 Feb 2013disappointing, not a PATCH on the fantastic BBC radio series. Saving graces are Martin Freeman and Bill Nighy, while we get an overly American cast and a schmaltzy sentimental romance that barely figured in the original.
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