The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a science fiction comedy film based
on the book of the same name by Douglas Adams. Shooting was completed in August
2004 and the movie was released on April 28, 2005 in the UK, Australia and New
Zealand, and on the following day in the USA. It was rolled out to cinemas
worldwide during May, June, July, August and September.
was begun by Adams, and completed by Garth Jennings and Karey Kirkpatrick after
Adams's death in 2001, and the film is dedicated "for