Lionsgate Home Entertainment is releasing Roland Emmerich's franchise spawning sci-fi hit Stargate [WS] [15th Anniversary Edition] on Blu-ray this October 27th. Starring James Spader, Kurt Russell, and Djimon Hounsou, this classic adventure went onto to inspire multiple TV series and movies.

Egyptologist Daniel Jackson is brought to an underground military base where he decodes the symbols on Egyptian cover stones as star constellations. That allows an alien device known as the Stargate to be opened and a team led by Air Force Colonel Jack' O' Neil and Jackson to travel across the known universe to a distant planet. Arriving on the planet, they find a culture ruled by someone pretending to be the Egyptian sun god Ra. Soon, Ra captures the team and takes control of a nuclear weapon brought to the planet in case of the discovery of hostile aliens. Jackson and O'Neil escape and must fight Ra and his army of warriors to save Earth from being destroyed by Ra.

Special Features:

  • New - "Deciphering the Gate: Concepts and Casting" featurette
  • - New - " Opening the Gate: The Making of the Movie" featurette
  • - New - "Passing Through the Gate: The Legacy" - featurette
  • - New - never-before-seen Gag Reel
  • - New - "Master of the Stargate" Interactive Trivia Challenge
  • - New - BonusViewTM Picture-in-Picture "Stargate Ultimate Knowledge"
  • - "Is There a Stargate?" featurette
  • - "The Making-of Stargate" documentary
  • - Audio commentary with Director Roland Emmerich and Producer Dean Devlin

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