The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

2005

Action / Adventure / Comedy / Sci-Fi

213
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 38%
IMDb Rating 6.8 10 172765

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Zooey Deschanel as Trillian
Martin Freeman as Arthur Dent
Kelly Macdonald as Reporter
Alan Rickman as Marvin
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1hr 49 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Hitsuzen 9 / 10

This movie is Mostly Harmless...

It's a known fact that the movie adaptation of Hitchhiker's has been up in the air for some years now. Passing from the hands of one director to the next (James Cameron, Spike Jonze and Jay Roach), it wasn't until the idea landed in front of Garth Jennings and Nick Goldsmith that things truly started to take shape.

Douglas Adams died from a heart attack in 2001, but after reading the books, watching the film and drawing a comparison, it's clear that Adams would've accepted this adaptation of the TV series of the computer game of the radio series wholeheartedly.

Martin Freeman is an inspired choice as the face of Arthur Dent. He's an everyman, his slightly vacant, permanently confused facial expression (which we've all come to recognise from his role in The Office), truly becoming from a man who's trying to make sense of what's Out There, which happens to be similar to, though on a slightly larger scale than what's Down Here. And stupider.

Admittedly, it would've been nice to see more English talent taking on the roles from Adams' well loved creation. Steven Fry is THE Guide, the quintessential voice of logic and good-humoured reasoning in the Universe. Bill Nighy makes a great Slartibartfast, coming across as the kindly, if a little absent minded, genius that I've always imagined. And Alan Rickman providing his nasal drones to Marvin the Paranoid Android worked to near perfection.

That's not to say that the American cast isn't great. Mos Def and Zooey Deschanel are excellent as Ford Prefect and Trillian, but it's obvious that it's Sam Rockwell who's having all the fun, relishing his role as the over-excitable, reminiscently hippie-rockstar Ex-President of the Galaxy, Zaphod Beeblebrox.

So all in all, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a great experience. Non-Adamites will love it, as will the die hard fans. It's such a shame that its creator had to bow out before his beloved creation came to life, but due to his input into the movie script (the character Humma Kavula, played by John Malkovich, was written by him especially for the movie), his enthusiasm still lives on.

Want to go to the Restaurant at the End of the Universe now, please.

Reviewed by chadchaplin 1 / 10

Terrible

This might be the worst movie I have ever seen. An hour in I was begging for it to be over. I took a nap for the last 30 minutes, which was the best thing that happened in the movie.

Reviewed by Tennessee 4 / 10

Watching the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy for the first time

Watching the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was about the same as watching Spaceballs from the space adventures to the knife as a light saber and to Marvin. But, with Spaceballs, it was more of a parody of the Star Wars saga.

Now by venturing back to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the galaxy what I found interesting was the commentator who spoke throughout the film; explaining the universe and what our fellow characters were up to and saying a few goofy things here and there. The movie itself was a bit weird and made me cock my head right and left throughout the movie. I did, however; like the story-line of the film and the way everything turned out such as the costumes, stage sets, and etc.

The music I found was really fun to tag along with and as weird as the film I just had to finish it and I might even consider watching it here and there. But, the price I paid for it brand new was worth it.

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