GREEN CINE Already a member? login
 Your cart
Help
Advanced Search
- Genres
+ Action
+ Adult
+ Adventure
+ Animation
+ Anime
+ Classics
+ Comedies
+ Comic Books
+ Crime
  Criterion Collection
+ Cult
+ Documentary
+ Drama
+ Erotica
+ Espionage
  Experimental/Avant-Garde
+ Fantasy
+ Film Noir
+ Foreign
+ Gay & Lesbian
  HD (High Def)
+ Horror
+ Independent
+ Kids
+ Martial Arts
+ Music
+ Musicals
  Pre-Code
+ Quest
+ Science Fiction
  Serials
+ Silent
+ Sports
+ Suspense/Thriller
  Sword & Sandal
+ Television
+ War
+ Westerns


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1981)

Cast: Martin Benson, Simon Jones, Sandra Dickinson, more...
Director: Alan J.W. Bell
    see all cast/crew...
Rating: Not Rated
Studio: BBC Video/Warner Home Video
Genre: Comedies, Foreign, Science Fiction , British Comedy, UK, Miniseries
Languages: English
Subtitles: English
    see additional details...

This title is currently out of print.

Synopsis
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy began as a novel by Douglas Adams, then was converted into an enormously popular BBC radio series. This 1981 British "movie" is comprised of scenes from the serialized TV version of Hitchhiker's Guide. Simon Jones stars as gormless Arthur Dent, who while clad in his bedclothes manages to escape the Earth's gravitational pull just before the Third Planet From the Sun is blown to bits. Ensconced in a strange space vessel festooned with all manner of confusing hardware, Dent finds that his life is dependent upon the instructions given by the cheery voice of the main computer--which may be loyal to the extraterrestrials who've obliterated the earth in order to make way for a galactic superhighway. The weekly Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was seen in the US over the HBO Cable service. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

PLEASE NOTE: Volume 1 contains the entire series, comprised of six episodes.


GreenCine Member Ratings

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Volume 1 (1981)
New Listadd to list
7.25 (102 votes)
12345678910
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Volume 2 (Bonus Disc) (1981)
New Listadd to list
6.34 (56 votes)
12345678910


Films For Geeks
12345678910
For the person who doesn't stuff his shirt pocket full of calculator manuals and formulas. The geek simply reprograms the calculator.
sig11
Why Howard Stern is hardly the 'King of All Media'
12345678910
Others who are more deserving of the title:
AKrizman

see all lists

about greencine · donations · refer a friend · support · help · genres
contact us · press room · privacy policy · terms · sitemap · affiliates · advertise

Copyright © 2005 GreenCine LLC. All rights reserved.
© 2006 All Media Guide, LLC. Portions of content provided by All Movie Guide®, a trademark of All Media Guide, LLC.