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Uniform Title Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy (Motion picture)
Title The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present ; a Barber, Birnbaum, Hammer & Tongs, Everyman Pictures production ; produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Nick Goldsmith, Jay Roach, Jonathan Glickman ; screenplay by Douglas Adams and Karey Kirkpatrick ; directed by Garth Jennings.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    HIT    Available
 GDL Montrose Library DVD    HIT    Available
Edition [Widescreen ed.]
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Note Based on the book by Douglas Adams.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: deleted scenes ; fake deleted scenes ; additional guide entry ; sing along "So long & thanks for all the fish" ; "The making of The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy" ; 2 wholly remarkable audio commentaries: executive producer and Douglas Adams' colleague Sean Solle; producer and actors ; Set-Top game: Marvin's hangman .
Credits Music by Joby Talbot ; editor, Niven Howie ; director of photography, Igor Jadue-Lillo.
Cast Sam Rockwell, Mos Def, Zooey Deschanel, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy, Warwick Davis, Anna Chancellor, Alan Rickman, Helen Mirren, Stephen Fry, John Malkovich.
Summary Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect escape from the Earth moments before its destruction and join forces with Zaphod Beeblebrox on board the ship Heart of Gold. They meet many people and aliens in their search for the ultimate question.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, action & mild language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
Language English (Dolby 5.1 surround or DTS 5.1 digital surround), dubbed French (Dolby digital 2.0.) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby digital 2.0) dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles; subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Dent, Arthur (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Prefect, Ford -- Drama.
Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001 -- Film adaptations.
Life on other planets -- Drama
Human-alien encounters -- Drama.
Interstellar travel -- Drama.
Interplanetary voyages -- Drama.
Genre/Form Science fiction films
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Barber, Gary film producer.
Birnbaum, Roger, film producer.
Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001, film producer, screenwriter.
Goldsmith, Nick, 1971- film producer.
Roach, Jay film producer.
Glickman, Jonathan, film producer.
Kirkpatrick, Karey screenwriter.
Jennings, Garth film director.
Rockwell, Sam actor.
Mos Def (Rapper) actor.
Deschanel, Zooey, 1980- actor.
Freeman, Martin, 1971- actor.
Nighy, Bill, 1949- actor.
Davis, Warwick actor.
Chancellor, Anna, actor.
Rickman, Alan, actor.
Mirren, Helen, actor.
Fry, Stephen, 1957- actor.
Malkovich, John actor.
Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001. Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy (Novel)
Touchstone Pictures presenter.
Spyglass Entertainment (Firm) presenter.
Hammer & Tongs (Firm), production company.
Everyman Pictures production company.
Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm) film distributor.
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN 0788856731
Standard No. 786936258462
Music No. 37952 Touchstone Home Entertainment

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