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Lock On To All Stargate Shows & Movies, Ranked

March 18, 2020 130 votes 29 voters8 items

List RulesVote up the best show in the Stargate television franchise.

The Stargate franchise series started with a movie simply named Stargate and released in 1994. It introducing viewers to the concept of these titular “Stargates,” ancient devices that create a wormhole to destinations across the universe. Since then, there have been some great Stargate series – expanding quickly into an incredibly interconnected franchise that features five TV series and three films.

Stargate SG-1 ran 214 episodes across 10 seasons. The show takes place after the events of the film and follows the SG-1 military team as it explores the galaxy. Stargate Universe which stars Robert Carlyle, follows Nicholas Rush and his team following an attack on their secret military base. In total, there are eight movies or series in the Stargate franchise, one of which is animated.

In this list, we're going to look at all the Stargate shows and find out once and for all which are the best in the Stargate universe. Head out into space and vote up the best Stargate TV shows and movies ever made.

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  • Main Characters: Colonel Cameron "Cam" Mitchell, Colonel Samantha "Sam" Carter, Teal'c, Dr. Daniel Jackson, Vala Mal Doran, Qetesh, Major General Henry "Hank" LandryMajor General Henry "Hank" Landry, Ba'al, Apophis, Lieutenant General George Hammond, President Henry Hayes.

    Theme Song: Music by Joel Goldsmith.

    What Made This Show Unique in the Franchise: After Ba'al travels back in time to create an alternate timeline without the Stargate Program, the SG-1 team works to reinstate the original timeline. The alternate timeline drastically affects the team as some members have died while others never existed.

    Actors: Ben Browder, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Claudia Black, Michael Shanks, Richard Dean Anderson

    Premiered: 2008

    Stargate: Continuum is a 2008 Canadian-American military science fiction direct-to-video film in the Stargate franchise. It is the second sequel to television series Stargate SG-1 following The Ark of Truth. It is directed by Martin Wood, director and producer of many episodes of Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis, written by SG-1 and Atlantis creator Brad Wright, and produced by Wright and Ark of Truth director Robert C. Cooper. The film is a time-travel adventure in which Ba'al travels back to 1939 to create an alternate timeline in which Earth never establishes their Stargate program and to take control of the Goa'uld Empire. The only people to remember the truth, the SG-1 team attempts... more on Wikipedia
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  • Main Characters: Gus Bonner, Stacey Bonner, Seattle Montoya, R.J. Harrison, Draga, Ec'co, Da'Kyll, Pahk'kal.

    Theme Song: "Stargate Infinity" composed by Mike Piccirillo.

    What Made This Show Unique in the Franchise: Gus Bonner and his team escape through the Stargate with the chrysalis and visit a varieties of planets. They hope to one day return to earth.

    Actors: Mark Acheson, Kathleen Barr, Bettina Bush

    Premiered: 2001

    Number of Seasons: 1

    Episodes: 26

    Stargate Infinity is an American animated science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise, but is not considered official Stargate canon. The show was created by Eric Lewald and Michael Maliani, as a spin-off series of Stargate SG-1 created by Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner after the release of Stargate. The cartoon had a low viewership rating and poor reception; it was canceled after one season. Co-produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Animation and DIC Entertainment and directed by Will Meugniot. The story arc of Stargate Infinity follows Gus Bonner being framed for opening the Stargate for alien enemies in a future version of Stargate Command. Bonner... more on Wikipedia
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  • Main Characters: Lieutenant Colonel Cameron Mitchell, Lieutenant Colonel Doctor Samantha Carter, Teal'c, Dr. Daniel Jackson, Major General Henry “Hank” Landry, Vala Mal Doran, James Marrick, Adria, Tomin, Doci, Morgan le Fay, Colonel Abe Ellis, Chief Master Sergeant Walter Harriman, Major Kevin Marks, Hertis, Colonel Reynolds, Merlin, Amelius, Captain Binder.

    Theme Song: "Stargate: The Ark of Truth Theme" composed by Joel Goldsmith.

    What Made This Show Unique in the Franchise: The SG-1 team investigates the Ark of Truth to defeat the Ori. Eventually the Ark is activated and opened, exposing the Ori as frauds.

    Actors: Ben Browder, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Michael Shanks, Claudia Black, Beau Bridges

    Premiered: 2008

    Stargate: The Ark of Truth is a 2008 Canadian-American military science fiction film in the Stargate franchise, acting as a sequel to the television series Stargate SG-1. It is written and directed by Robert C. Cooper, produced by Cooper, John G. Lenic, and the series' creator Brad Wright, and stars its regular cast. The film is the conclusion of the Ori arc, and picks up after the SG-1 series finale. However, it takes place before the Stargate Atlantis third season finale. The Ark of Truth was released as a Region 1 DVD on March 11, 2008. Sky One has broadcast the film on March 24, 2008, to be followed by the Region 2 DVD release on April 28, 2008 with the Region 4 DVD release on April 9,... more on Wikipedia
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  • Main Characters: Catherine Langford, Professor Paul Langford, Dr. Wilhelm Brücke, Captain James Beal, Wasif, Kasuf, Aset, Serqet, Eva Reinhardt, Motawk, Heinrich, Gunter, Stefan, Renisenb.

    Theme Song: "Stargate Origins" composed by Aaron Fullan.

    What Made This Show Unique in the Franchise: While investigating the mystery of the Stargate, Catherine Langford and her father are taken hostage by Nazis who force Catherine through the gate. Catherine overpowers her captors, meets up with Captain James Beal and Wasif, and recruits them to help her rescue her father.

    Actors: Ellie Gall, Connor Trinneer, Aylam Orian, Philip Alexander, Shvan Aladdin

    Premiered: 2018

    Number of Seasons: 1

    Episodes: 10

    Stargate Origins (Stargate Command, 2018) is an American science fiction adventure web series created by Mark Ilvedson and Justin Michael Terry, based on the 1994 film by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich. Young Catherine Langford (Ellie Gall) embarks on an unexpected adventure to unlock the mystery of what lies beyond the Stargate in order to save the Earth from darkness.... more on Wikipedia
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