Watch The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
- 1 hr 50 min
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 science fiction film based on a novel, released in 1979, of the same name. The novel, which is the first book of a five-part series that is based on Douglas Adams' 1978 radio series of the same name, was originally published in the United Kingdom for a British audience. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was directed by Garth Jennings and was produced by Buena Vista Pictures. The film stars Martin Freeman as Arthur Dent, Mos Def as Ford Prefect, Zooey Deschanel as Tricia, Sam Rockwell as Zaphod Beeblebrox, and Alan Rickman as the voice Marvin the Paranoid Android. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a comedic space opera where characters are placed in strange situations with even stranger companions. Complex questions involving human nature, the creation of life, intelligence, and more are given room to breathe in silly situations that are both comedic and insightful. The film was released in April of 2005 and runs 110 minutes. The film received mixed reviews from critics and mostly positive reviews from fans of the novel.