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.

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Hitchhiker's Guide limited edition novel collection published

A limited edition, deluxe box set of all five Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy novels is being published for Towel Day 2023.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd May 2023

There's an unashamedly Great British feel to this transatlantic production of Douglas Adams's funny sci-fi novel. Having dressing-gowned Martin Freeman as befuddled space traveller Arthur Dent is like Doctor Who gatecrashing Star Wars. But it's a witty, beautifully designed adventure, with starry comic turns from Bill Nighy, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren.

Paul Howlett, The Guardian, 20th November 2017

Archive letter: Douglas Adams writes to Disney exec

During the return flight of a fruitless trip to L.A., close to boiling point, Adams expertly wrote the following letter to Disney executive David Vogel, complete with a comically long list of ways for him to get in touch.

Letters of Note, 17th January 2012

Review: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Verdict on the new big-screen version of Douglas Adams' much-loved science-fiction novel.

Darren Waters, BBC News, 20th April 2005

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