The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Synopsis
A man is swept away by a friend to another planet seconds before the earth is to be demolished.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Hits the screen with its disarmingly droll spirit quite intact.
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New York Post

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The film is a loopy, family-friendly jaunt, with a perfect "Wizard of Oz" finale that isn't in the book, but like the book, it suffers from...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Wildly imaginative, humane, playful and deflating of all pretense.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Go with the whimsical flow that includes a hilariously morose robot named Marvin, voiced by the great Alan Rickman with the weight of the...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
At selected moments the Pee Wee's Playhouse-scaled visual goofiness and flights of thespian bravura in this long-awaited movie adaptation of...
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Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Even if this new version of "Hitchhiker" doesn't quite capture it all, you'll still want to stick your thumb out and catch a ride.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Lost in a time warp of its own doing (or non-doing), Hitchhiker's Guide just doesn't seem terribly original.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Most of the film is way too goofy for all but the most thumbstruck Hitchhiker.
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Though the journey ends on some fun notes after a sagging middle, Galaxy never fully breaks out.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Visually playful and often good fun, it never settles on a convincing narrative shape.
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Sorry but this movie SUCKED!!!!!!!!!!

By movielover3000
The Hitchhiker:Guide to the galaxy was.... wait until you hear this......THE WORST MOVIE I EVER SAW IN MY LIFE!! It just was terrible and a waste of money. I have seen many terrible movies in my...

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By xMichix
My only major complaint about the film is that the viewer can really till when Douglus Adams died. The movie becomes less comical than it was. Still good and wroth the time to see it....

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very interestingly funny

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AMAZING

By cornywpjsis
really funny and witty and great cast...

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Rated PG | For thematic elements, action and mild language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 12+ Arthur and his alien friend travel the galaxy.
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