Top 15 Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Movie Details

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In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy the answer to the ultimate question of life the universe and everything is announced at 42:00

In the 2005 adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trillian McMillan is seen wearing a shirt with a third sleeve. She is in fact wearing Zaphod's shirt who has 3 arms and 2 heads.
In the 2005 adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trillian McMillan is seen wearing a shirt with a third sleeve. She is in fact wearing Zaphod's shirt who has 3 arms and 2 heads.

Trivia

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  1. Ford tells Arthur that Vogons can't think or imagine, this is due to the Vogon Slapsticks (shovel-like creatures on the Vogons home planet) which leap up out of the ground and smack you in the face for thinking or imagining anything.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - - during the flashback of Ford Prefect's first arrival on Earth (where we mistook cars as the dominant lifeform), the car that nearly strikes him is a Ford Prefect.
    - during the flashback of Ford Prefect's first arrival on Earth (where we mistook cars as the dominant lifeform), the car that nearly strikes him is a Ford Prefect.
  • 1 - Trillion tells Arthur about the amazing inventions on the spaceship, including a knife which toasts bread as you slice it. But we see a shot of the unsliced loaf of bread implying they have not invented "sliced bread", a benchmark for great inventions.
    Trillion tells Arthur about the amazing inventions on the spaceship, including a knife which toasts bread as you slice it. But we see a shot of the unsliced loaf of bread implying they have not invented "sliced bread", a benchmark for great inventions.

Hidden Details

Trillian is wearing Zaphod's shirt: she has the third sleeve pinned

Trillian is wearing a shirt with 3 arms when we first see her on the Heart of Gold. Zaphod has 3 arms.

1 - There is an Apple logo on Deep Thought(top right)
There is an Apple logo on Deep Thought(top right)

In "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"(2005) Vogons have no imagination. This is probably because on their home planet, you get slapped in the face for having an idea.

When you have an original idea on the Vogon planet you get smashed in the face, meaning a species evolving there would have a pretty smashed up face, aka the Vogons.

In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, author Douglas Adams face appears when the ship hits infinite improbability

1 - "I'd much rather be happy than right, any day", Slartibartfast says in "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". Later, when Arthur points out he was right, Slartibartfast reacts like this.
"I'd much rather be happy than right, any day", Slartibartfast says in "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". Later, when Arthur points out he was right, Slartibartfast reacts like this.
1 - In The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (2005) everyone in the congregation blows their nose on the headdress of the person in front of them.
In The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (2005) everyone in the congregation blows their nose on the headdress of the person in front of them.

Marvin says "the restaurant is at the OTHER end of the universe." The Restaurant at the End of the Universe was the 2nd novel by tHGttG creator Douglas Adams with a restaurant at the actual END (time not place) of the universe.

Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy poster
Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy poster

Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Plot: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

I am pretty sure that you've watched Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Director Garth Jennings
Production Buena Vista
Main Actors Bill Bailey, Anna Chancellor, Warwick Davis, Yasiin Bey
IMDB score 6.8