A 1994 French/American science fiction movie created by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich. This movie started the Stargate franchise which went on to spawn several TV shows and their own related movies.

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Why do you need 6 points to define a location in 3 dimensional space?

Dr. Daniel Jackson ...seven points to outline a course to a position...to find a destination within any three dimensional space, you need six points to determine the exact location...but to chart ...
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Why didn't they use a brute force method to activate the Stargate?

In the movie Stargate, they have been trying to activate the Stargate for the last 2 years but could never get the right sequence. After Dr. Daniel Jackson figures out the seventh symbol, they try to ...
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What exactly is the stuff in the middle of the Stargate?

The Stargate in Stargate, Stargate: SG-1, and it's derivatives, creates a wormhole between two Stargates, which most of the time has an unstable vortex kawoosh that tends to destroy anything that's ...
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Who/What was Ra?

In Stargate (1994), Ra said he chose the human body because it was so easy to repair. I don't quite understand what this meant. They discovered that Ra's [alien] race was supposedly dying off. ...
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Why were they covered in ice/snow the first time through the portal in SG1?

In the Stargate SG-1 series, the first time they go through the portal. They are covered in ice/snow and it's super cold. (yet lands on a decently warm planet) If you go further through the series ...
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What was the first website to be created specifically to promote a movie

I'm trying to figure out what the first instance was of a website being created specifically for a movie. I've narrowed it down to Star Trek Generations (1994) and Stargate (1994). I was pretty sure ...
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Why is travelling through the Stargate from Earth such a bumpy ride?

During the movie and the early seasons of Stargate SG1, travel through the Stargate from Earth is an extremely bumpy ride, often resulting in the feeling of being chilled, being thrown out of the ...
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What are the known differences between the Stargate universe in the movie and the TV series?

I have watched the 1994 movie Stargate and all three live action TV shows it spawned (SG:1, Atlantis, and Universe) and there are some obvious differences in the universe between the two, for example ...
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When was Stargate (1994) filmed?

I would like to know when the actual shooting for the original Stargate movie took place. I suppose it was done in 1993, but I need at least the month/months, although I would prefer the exact dates.
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What happened to Daniel Jackson's allergies?

Both in the Stargate movie and early on in Stargate SG1, Daniel Jackson's allergies are used frequently in the plot (for example, slowing down the party in the movie and as a method of communication ...