The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Character: Deep Thought (voice)
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Written by: Douglas Adams, Karey Kirkpatrick
Produced by: Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Jonathan Glickman, Nick Goldsmith, Jay Roach
Other cast: Bill Bailey, Anna Chancellor, Warwick Davis, Mos Def, Zooey Deschanel
Release date: April 29, 2005
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Running time: 1h 49min

Arthur Dent is trying to prevent his house from being bulldozed when his friend Ford Prefect whisks him into outer space. It turns out Ford is an alien who has just saved Arthur from Earth's total annihilation. Ford introduces Arthur to his myriad friends, including many-headed President Zaphod Beeblebrox and sexy refugee Trillian. Arthur makes his way across the stars while seeking the meaning of life, or something close to it.


→ Don’t Panic
→ Don’t leave Earth without it.
→ The most astonishing adventure in the universe begins when the world ends.
→ Everything you need to know about out there, is in here.
→ The answers to what’s out there are in here.
→ Losing your planet isn’t the end of the world.


♦ Deep Thought explains the significance of the number 42, at 42 minutes into the film.

Character’s Quotes

• Have an answer for you? Yes. But you’re not going to like it. […] Okay. The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything is… 42.