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It's been a BBC radio play, a BBC television show, an Infocom video game, a hugely popular novel and a towel.

That's right, It's Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy which adds to the ever growing list of Hitchhiker's properties by opening in theaters today as a full-fledged movie.

While Douglas Adams' co-wrote the script and worked tirelessly on getting a movie version made before his death two years ago -- fans have been desperate to know if the whole she-bang would actually hold up to the glory that is Arthur Dent.

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