A hieroglyphics expert (James Spader) deciphers the secret of a strange Egyptian artifact in this campy, sci-fi mishmash. Having solved the puzzle, Spader is accompanied by an army colonel (Kurt Russell) on a journey across the universe to uncover the mystery of the pyramids.
Initially interesting, the Roland Emmerich-directed “Stargate” becomes laughably bad a third in and never recovers. Rated PG-13.
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