The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy. Image shows from L to R: Arthur Dent (Martin Freeman), Trillian (Zooey Deschanel)
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

  • 2005 film

Movie adaption of Douglas Adams's cult sci-fi comedy novel. Arthur Dent escapes the destruction of the Earth - to make way for a new galactic bypass. Stars Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel, Warwick Davis and more.

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy. Image shows from L to R: Zaphod Beeblebrox (Sam Rockwell), Humma Kavula (John Malkovich), Arthur Dent (Martin Freeman), Ford Prefect (Mos Def), Trillian (Zooey Deschanel)

Key details

Genre
Film
Released
2005
Creator
Douglas Adams
Stars
Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel, Warwick Davis, Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor, John Malkovich and more
Writers
Douglas Adams, Karey Kirkpatrick and Nick Goldsmith
Director
Garth Jennings
Producers
Douglas Adams, Nick Goldsmith, Derek Evans and Robbie Stamp

Additional details

Tagline
Don't Panic!
Part of

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

UK certificate
PG
Duration
109 minutes
UK release
Friday 29th April 2005
Box office
$104,478,416
Also known as
  • H2G2 (Acronym)
Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

Most recent repeats
  • Saturday 28th July 2018 at 11:00pm on Sky1
  • Wednesday 25th July 2018 at 9:00pm on Sky1
  • Sunday 24th August 2014 at 11:30pm on BBC2

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