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Director:
Writers:
Gene Roddenberry (television series Star Trek)
Harve Bennett (story) ...
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Release Date:
4 June 1982 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
At the end of the universe lies the beginning of vengeance. See more »
Plot:
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 9 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

William Shatner ... Kirk

Leonard Nimoy ... Spock

DeForest Kelley ... McCoy

James Doohan ... Scotty

Walter Koenig ... Chekov

George Takei ... Sulu

Nichelle Nichols ... Uhura

Bibi Besch ... Carol

Merritt Butrick ... David

Paul Winfield ... Terrell

Kirstie Alley ... Saavik

Ricardo Montalban ... Khan

Ike Eisenmann ... Preston

John Vargas ... Jedda
John Winston ... Kyle
Paul Kent ... Beach

Nicholas Guest ... Cadet
Russell Takaki ... Madison

Kevin Rodney Sullivan ... March (as Kevin Sullivan)

Joel Marston ... Crew Chief (as Joel Marstan)
Teresa E. Victor ... Bridge Voice (voice)
Dianne Harper ... Radio Voice (voice)
David Ruprecht ... Radio Voice (voice)
Marcy Vosburgh ... Computer (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Laura Banks ... Khan's Navigator (uncredited)

Steve Bond ... Khan's Crewman #1 (uncredited)

Brett Baxter Clark ... Khan's Crewman #2 (uncredited)
Tim Culbertson ... Khan's Henchman (uncredited)
John Gibson ... Khan's Crewman #4 (uncredited)

James Horner ... Enterprise Crewman (uncredited)
Dennis Landry ... Khan's Crewman #5 (uncredited)
Cristian Letelier ... Khan's Crewman #6 (uncredited)
Jeff McBride ... Khan's Crewman (uncredited)
Roger Menache ... Khan's Crewman #7 (uncredited)

Tom Morga ... Starfleet Astronaut (uncredited)
Nanci Rogers ... Khan's Crew Member (uncredited)
Kimberly L. Ryusaki ... Enterprise Trainee (uncredited)

Judson Scott ... Joachim (uncredited)
Deney Terrio ... Khan's Crewman #11 (uncredited)

Philip Weyland ... Starfleet Crewman (uncredited)

Directed by
Nicholas Meyer 
 
Writing credits
Gene Roddenberry (television series Star Trek)

Harve Bennett (story) and
Jack B. Sowards (story)

Jack B. Sowards (screenplay)

Nicholas Meyer  screenplay (uncredited)
Samuel A. Peeples  story (uncredited)

Produced by
Harve Bennett .... executive producer
William F. Phillips .... associate producer
Robert Sallin .... producer
 
Original Music by
James Horner 
 
Cinematography by
Gayne Rescher 
 
Film Editing by
William Paul Dornisch  (as William P. Dornisch)
 
Casting by
Mary V. Buck 
 
Production Design by
Joseph R. Jennings 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Minor 
 
Set Decoration by
Charles Graffeo  (as Charles M. Graffeo)
 
Costume Design by
Robert Fletcher 
 
Makeup Department
Werner Keppler .... makeup artist
James Lee McCoy .... makeup artist (as James L. McCoy)
Dione Taylor .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Austen Jewell .... unit production manager
Ralph Winter .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Espinoza .... second assistant director
Douglas E. Wise .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jeff Clark .... set painter
Lee Cole .... graphic designer
Al DeGaetano .... construction coordinator
Charles C. Eguia .... assistant property master
Michael Friedman .... lead man
Michael C. Gian .... swing gang
Daniel Gluck .... set designer
John N. Graffeo .... swing gang (as John Graffeo)
Thomas W. Lay Jr. .... production illustrator
Joe Longo .... property master
Daniel Maltese .... set designer (as Daniel E. Maltese)
Bob Skemp .... greensman
Mark Sparks .... propmaker
Chris Courtois .... model maker (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
James R. Alexander .... sound mixer (as Jim Alexander)
Cliff Bell Jr. .... loop editor
Patrick Clark .... boom
Noyan Cosarer .... re-recording mixer
Teresa Eckton .... sound effects editor
Eugene Finley .... additional sound effects
Cecelia Hall .... supervising sound editor
Michael Hilkene .... sound effects editor
Alan Howarth .... special sound effects
David J. Hudson .... re-recording mixer
Craig Huxley .... soundtrack (as Craig Hundley)
Jack Keath .... loop editor
John Kline .... sound effects editor
Mel Metcalfe .... re-recording mixer
Curt Schulkey .... sound effects editor
Mark Server .... recordist (as Mark S. Server)
Jim Siracusa .... sound effects editor
George Watters II .... supervising sound editor
Ray West .... re-recording mixer
Dan O'Connell .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ed Ayer .... special effects (as Edward A. Ayer)
Martin Becker .... special effects
Gary F. Bentley .... special effects
Fred Brauer .... special effects
Bob Dawson .... special effects supervisor
Peter G. Evangelatos .... special effects
Rocky Gehr .... special effects technician
Kevin Pike .... special effects
William Purcell .... special effects
Ken Sher .... propshop
Harry Stewart .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Peter Amundson .... effects editor: ILM
Stewart Barbee .... camera operator: ILM
Craig Barron .... matte photography assistant: ILM
David Berry .... optical printer operator: ILM
Marty Brenneis .... model electronics: ILM
Scott Caple .... animator: ILM
Loren Carpenter .... computer graphics: ILM
Sean M. Casey .... modelmaker: ILM (as Sean Casey)
Ed Catmull .... computer graphics: ILM
Dave Childers .... stage technician: ILM
Wade Childress .... equipment coordinator: ILM
Brian Chin .... modelmaker: ILM
Terry Chostner .... still photographer: ILM
Bob Chrisoulis .... optical laboratory technician: ILM
Donald Clark .... optical printer operator: ILM
Harold Cole .... stage technician: ILM
Pat Cole .... computer graphics: ILM
Sam Comstock .... animation supervisor: ILM (as Samuel Comstock)
Rob Cook .... computer graphics: ILM
Jay Davis .... animator: ILM
Bob Diepenbrock .... modelmaker: ILM
Dick Dova .... stage technician: ILM
Don Dow .... effects cameraman: ILM
Tom Duff .... computer graphics: ILM
Patricia Rose Duignan .... production supervisor: ILM
Selwyn Eddy .... assistant camera operator: ILM (as Selwyn Eddy III)
Judy Elkins .... animator: ILM
John Ellis .... optical printer operator: ILM
Christopher Evans .... matte painting artist: ILM (as Chris Evans)
Scott Farrar .... effects cameraman: ILM
Bob Finley III .... stage technician: ILM (as Bobby Finley III)
Pat Fitzsimmons .... stage technician: ILM (as Patrick Fitzsimmons)
Warren Franklin .... production coordinator: ILM
Michael Fulmer .... modelmaker: ILM (as Mike Fulmer)
Steve Gawley .... supervising modelmaker: ILM
Tim Geideman .... optical laboratory technician: ILM
Bill George .... modelmaker: ILM (as William George)
Ralph Gordon .... optical line-up: ILM
David R. Hardberger .... assistant camera operator: ILM (as David Hardberger)
Neil Harrington .... starfield effects/tactical displays: Evans & Sutherland
Robert Hill .... assistant camera operator: ILM
Edward Hirsh .... stage technician: ILM
Ed Jones .... optical line-up: ILM
James Keefer .... animator: ILM (as Jim Keefer)
Kim Knowlton .... animator: ILM
Neil Krepela .... matte photography: ILM
Robert Langridge .... molecular computer graphics: Computer Graphics Laboratory, UCSF (as Dr. Robert Langridge)
Kathryn Lenihan .... animator: ILM
Jeff Mann .... modelmaker: ILM
Steve McAllister .... starfield effects/tactical displays: Evans & Sutherland
Roberto McGrath .... still lab technician: ILM
John McLeod .... stage technician: ILM (as John McCleod)
Ted Moehnke .... supervising stage technician: ILM (as T.E. Moehnke)
Thaine Morris .... pyrotechnics: ILM
Duncan Myers .... optical laboratory technician: ILM
Bruce Nicholson .... optical photography supervisor: ILM
Sam Nicholson .... additional special lighting effects
Kerry Nordquist .... still lab technician: ILM
Frank Ordaz .... matte painting artist: ILM
Michael Owens .... assistant camera operator: ILM (as Mike Owens)
Jeri Panek .... starfield effects/tactical displays: Evans & Sutherland
Robert D. Poor .... computer graphics: ILM
Thomas Porter .... computer graphics: ILM
Ken Ralston .... special visual effects supervisor: ILM
William Reeves .... computer graphics: ILM
Arthur F. Repola .... supervising effects editor: ILM (as Arthur Repola)
Thomas Rosseter .... optical line-up: ILM
Steve Sanders .... modelmaker: ILM
Michael Santy .... assistant camera operator: ILM
Kathy Shine .... travel arrangements: ILM
Alvy Ray Smith .... computer graphics: ILM
Kenneth Smith .... optical printer operator: ILM
Thomas G. Smith .... general manager: ILM (as Tom Smith)
Peter Stolz .... stage technician: ILM
Larry Tan .... modelmaker: ILM
Kyle Turner .... assistant: Tom Smith
Mark Vargo .... optical printer operator: ILM
Jim Veilleux .... special visual effects supervisor: ILM
Brent Watson .... starfield effects/tactical displays: Evans & Sutherland
Darryl Anka .... prop maker (uncredited)
Ellen Lichtwardt Goodchild .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Rob LaDuca .... animator: ILM (uncredited)
Alan G. Markowitz .... optical effects supervisor (uncredited)
Michael Pangrazio .... matte artist supervisor: ILM (uncredited)
Susan Turner .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Steve Blalock .... stunts
Janet Brady .... stunts
Fletcher Bryant .... stunts
Jim Burk .... stunts
Diane Carter .... stunts
Anthony Cecere .... stunts
Ann Chatterton .... stunts
Gary Combs .... stunts
Gilbert B. Combs .... stunts (as Gilbert Combs)
Jim Connors .... stunts
Bill Couch Jr. .... stunts
Bill Couch .... stunt coordinator
Bill Couch .... stunts (as Bill Couch Sr.)
Eddy Donno .... stunts
John Escobar .... stunts (as John Eskobar)
Allan Graf .... stunts
Chuck Hicks .... stunts
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunts
Paula Marie Moody .... stunts (as Paula Moody)
Tom Morga .... stunts
Beth Nufer .... stunts
Mary Peters .... stunts
Ernest Robinson .... stunts
John Robotham .... stunts
Kym Washington .... stunts (as Kim Washington)
Mike Washlake .... stunts
George P. Wilbur .... stunts (as George Wilbur)
Lightning Bear .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Romolo Acquistapace .... gaffer
Bruce Birmelin .... still photographer
Tom Connole .... second assistant camera
Catherine E. Coulson .... first assistant camera (as Catherine Coulson)
Craig Denault .... camera operator
Ray Gilberti .... assistant camera
Gene Griffith .... key grip
Tommy James .... second grip (as Tom James)
Gary J. Jensen .... crane operator (as Gary Jensen)
Alan Landaker .... chief engineer: video displays
Hal Landaker .... video supervisor
Charles Langham .... best boy
Jonathan West .... b camera operator
Don Whipple .... dolly grip
Murphy Wiltz .... best boy
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kimon Beazlie .... wardrobe
Robin Michel Bush .... wardrobe
Agnes G. Henry .... wardrobe supervisor
James Linn .... wardrobe supervisor
Joseph Markham .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
John Haggar .... assistant editor (as John A. Haggar)
Christopher Koefoed .... assistant editor (as Christopher L. Koefoed)
Vicky Witt .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Bob Badami .... music editor (as Robert Badami)
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Tom Boyd .... oboe
Alexander Courage .... composer: theme "Star Trek"
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator
Craig Huxley .... Blaster Beam, conductor, composer: additional music, Enterprise Studio producer
Tommy Johnson .... musician: tuba soloist
James Thatcher .... musician: French horn
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Dan Wallin .... score mixer
James Horner .... conductor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Howard Brady Davidson .... transportation co-captain (as Howard Davidson)
Michael McDuffee .... transportation coordinator (as Mike McDuffee)
Rick Vallencia .... transportation captain (as Rick Valencia)
 
Other crew
Terry Ahern .... craft service
Deborah Arakelian .... assistant to producers
Malcolm Blanchard .... computer database manager
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Eddie Egan .... unit publicist (as Edward Egan)
Mary Jane Ferguson .... script supervisor
Richard Green .... technical advisor (as Dr. Richard Green)
Rodger Johnson .... title designer
Don Kracke .... title designer
Jeff Melichar .... set security
Marc Okrand .... translator: Vulcan
Gene Roddenberry .... executive consultant
Janna Wong Healy .... assistant to Mr. Meyer
Steve Blalock .... stand-in (uncredited)
Judy Burns .... consultant (uncredited)
Philip Weyland .... stand-in (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan" - USA (original title)
"Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan - The Director's Edition" - USA (director's cut)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for violence and language
Runtime:
113 min | USA:116 min (director's cut)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) | Dolby (35 mm prints)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Australia:NRC (original rating) | Brazil:Livre | Canada:PG | Canada:G (Régie du Cinéma Québec) | Finland:K-12 | France:Tous publics | Iceland:L | Ireland:12 (director's cut) (2016) | Ireland:12 (theatrical cut) (2002) | Ireland:PG (theatrical cut) (2001) | Italy:T | Netherlands:12 | New Zealand:PG | Norway:11 | Norway:12 (1983) | Peru:Apt | Singapore:PG | South Korea:12 | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) (cut) | UK:12 (special edition DVD) | UK:12 (DVD rating) (2002) (uncut) | UK:15 (video re-rating) (1989) (uncut) | UK:PG (video rating) (1987) (cut) | USA:PG (Certificate #26694) | USA:PG (certificate #38939) (Director's Cut) | West Germany:12

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Khan's right-hand man in "Star Trek: Space Seed (#1.22)" (1967) was named "Joaquin" (Mark Tobin), but in this film, he is named "Joachim" (Judson Scott). Nicholas Meyer attributes the change to a clerical error during script development.See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: Kirk seems to order "Phasers starboard," and the Enterprise turns to starboard, then opens fire with the port phasers. In fact, Kirk says "evasive starboard," which is confirmed by the novel and screenplay (the DVD subtitles are in error). When Kirk says, "Fire!" THEN the port phasers are shown firing.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Saavik:Captain's log: Stardate 8130.3. Starship Enterprise on training mission to Gamma Hydra, section 14, coordinates 22-87-4. Approaching Neutral Zone; all systems normal and functioning.
Sulu:Leaving section 14 for section 15.
Saavik:Standby. Project parabolic course to avoid entering Neutral Zone.
Sulu:Aye, captain.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Amazing Grace (Scottish Bagpipes)See more »

FAQ

Why didn't Kirk use the prefix code again to disable the Reliant's weapons during the Mutara Nebula battle?
Why does the Vulcan Lt Saavik show emotion?
David tells his mother that she'll "be remembered in one breath with Newton, Einstein, Surak" for inventing Genesis. Who is/was Surak?
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21 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Run Silent, Run Deep Space., 2 April 2004
Author: Buck Aroo from United Kingdom

Wrath of Khan owes a certain debt of thanks to Clark Gable's wartime thriller. Although it's easy to criticize, WOK is full of suspense and tension. The design of the costumes and sets is excellent, except for the cream and brown combinations. But what the hey, it was made during the heady days of the early 1980s. It is certainly more accessible to a mainstream audience than the first film was...but I liked that one too anyway.

I'm no trekkie...I'm not obsessed by the tech specs of warp drive, and transporters or beams and such...I just like Sci-Fi movies that are well done and entertaining. This is not the best movie ever made as another poster stated...but it is exciting and engrossing.

Buy the DVD.

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