Battlestar Galactica (2004)
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The second war against the Cylons is over and The Twelve Colonies have been destroyed. Now Commander Adama of the Battlestar Galatica and President Laura Roslin lead a ragtag fleet of refugees in a supposed search for the fabled lost thirteenth colony, Earth. However, the dangers they face are many which compound an already difficult situation. In addition to the Cylons hunting and attacking the fleet in space, their infiltrator units carry out a more subtle plot even as their former unwitting pawn, Gaius Baltar, helps in the hunt for them while hiding both his own guilt and the strange presence that haunts his every thought. If that wasn't enough, the fleet also faces internal political conflict in which the rabble-rousing figure, Tom Zarek, is merely the loudest dissenting voice. In the midst of these trials however, clues begin to appear that suggest that Adama's simple bluff about Earth may be more truthful than anyone could have guessed.
The fight to save humanity rages on.
Title: Battlestar Galactica
Runtime: 50 mins
All Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
IMDB Rating: 9.0
Brimstone Pit Rating: 10 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With B
MPAA Rating: TV-14
Sergio Mimica Gezzan
Robert M. Young
Edward James Olmos
Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Edward James Olmos ...Admiral William Adama /
Mary McDonnell ...President Laura Roslin /
Jamie Bamber ...Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama /
James Callis ...Dr. Gaius Baltar /
Tricia Helfer ...Number Six /
Grace Park ...Lt. Sharon 'Boomer' Valerii /
Katee Sackhoff ...Captain Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace /
Michael Hogan ...Colonel Saul Tigh (69 episodes, 2004-2009)
Aaron Douglas ...Chief Galen Tyrol (66 episodes, 2004-2009)
Tahmoh Penikett ...Captain Karl 'Helo' Agathon /
Alessandro Juliani ...Lt. Felix Gaeta (59 episodes, 2004-2009)
Kandyse McClure ...Officer Anastasia Dualla /
Donnelly Rhodes ...Dr. Cottle /
Nicki Clyne ...Crewman Specialist Cally Henderson /
Bodie Olmos ...Brendan 'Hot Dog' Constanza /
Michael Trucco ...Samuel Anders /
Leah Cairns ...Lt. Margaret Edmondson (33 episodes, 2005-2009)
Rekha Sharma ...Tory Foster (31 episodes, 2006-2009)
Paul Campbell ...Billy Keikeya (25 episodes, 2004-2006)
Kate Vernon ...Ellen Tigh (24 episodes, 2004-2009)
Richard Hatch ...Tom Zarek (22 episodes, 2004-2009)
Jen Halley ...Ensign Diana 'Hardball' Seelix /
Callum Keith Rennie ...Leoben Conoy (20 episodes, 2004-2009)
Brad Dryborough ...Lt. Louis Hoshi (19 episodes, 2006-2009)
Matthew Bennett ...Aaron Doral (18 episodes, 2004-2009)
Luciana Carro ...Captain Louanne 'Kat' Katraine /
Lucy Lawless ...D'Anna Biers (16 episodes, 2005-2009)
Dean Stockwell ...John Cavil (14 episodes, 2006-2009)
Colin Lawrence ......
Colin Corrigan ...Marine Allan Nowart (12 episodes, 2007-2009)
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More Movie Taglines:
- The fight to save humanity rages on.
- Where will you stand?
- Destiny is not what it seems.
- The world is over. The fight has just begun.
- President Laura Roslin: [about Commander Adama] Maybe if he's more comfortable he'll be a little easier to deal with. Billy Keikeya: That's smart. President Laura Roslin: No, it's not smart. It's politics.
Commander William Adama: There's a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people.
Col. Saul Tigh: Where's your mommy? Boxey: Dead. Where's yours?
Admiral Helena Cain: [Cain comes to the cell of Number Six/Gina, the tortured Cylon POW who is collapsed in a heap on the floor] Well, I see that you got it to eat. That's progress, I suppose. Can you get it to roll over... beg? See what it can make of these. [hands Baltar some recon photos] Admiral Helena Cain: You know this thing used to sit in our mess and eat our food, and listen to our stories. Didn't you? You just sat there... listening to us, pretending to be our friend, didn't you? [Cain kicks Gina in the ribs]
Commander William Adama: [President Roslin is bedridden, dying of cancer, and coughing profusely] What can I get you? President Laura Roslin: [sarcastically] A new body. Perhaps, one of those young Cylon models from the Resurrection Ship. Commander William Adama: I can't see you as a blonde. President Laura Roslin: You'd be surprised. [laughs]
- In the original "Battlestar Galactica" (1978), Viper weapons fire was red lasers and the Cylon Raiders fired blue lasers. In this version, both ships fire actual bullets.
Starbuck, who is played by Katee Sackhoff, was a man in the original "Battlestar Galactica" (1978) show, played by Dirk Benedict. It's also the name of the first officer aboard the Pequod in the book Moby Dick.
The Battlestar Galactica and the Viper fighters are similar in design to the old show, but were revamped for the new show. The Cylon Basetar, Cylon Raider, and Cylon Centurion each had a completely new design for the new show. Also, there are only four ships that appear in the remake but not in the original: "Colonial One" (the transport used by Laura Roslin), the Olympic Carrier, Cloud 9, and Zephyr (the ringed passenger liner).
The executive officer was named Paul Tigh in original scripts, but this was changed to Saul Tigh in the final filming for legal reasons.
Commander Adama has a shaving mirror in his cabin. This mirror is made by IKEA, and is a model called "Fräck". This word is similar to "frak" which is the primary vulgarity in the Battlestar Galactica universe.
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