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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

 -  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  9 June 1989 (USA)
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Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's long-lost half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for an obsessive search for God at the center of the galaxy.

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When the newly-christened starship Enterprise's shakedown cruise goes poorly, Captain Kirk and crew put it into Spacedock for repairs. But an urgent mission interrupts their Earth-bound shore leave. A renegade Vulcan named Sybok has taken three consuls hostage on the planet Nimbus III, an event which also attracts the attention of a Klingon captain who wants to make a name for himself. Sybok's ragtag army captures the Enterprise and takes it on a journey to the center of the galaxy in search of the Supreme Being. Written by David Thiel <d-thiel@uiuc.edu>

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$27,800,000 (estimated)

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$55,210,049 (USA)
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According to the text commentary on the DVD, Sulu and Chekov were supposed to be seen hiking at Mount Rushmore (even though the scene was filmed at Yosemite along with the scenes of Kirk, Spock and McCoy). Originally, there was supposed to be a tracking shot going up to reveal the Presidents' faces on a matte painting and that the matte would feature an African-American female president. The crew did do a rough matte of the Presidents' faces but the idea was scrapped due to budget constraints. See more »

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As Kirk and McCoy are climbing the turboshaft, the walls of the turboshaft can be seen to flex. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sybok: I thought weapons were forbidden on this planet. Besides, I can't believe you'd kill me for a field of empty holes.
J'Onn: It's all I have.
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Classic Trek Film!
26 September 2001 | by (Atlanta, Georgia USA) – See all my reviews

William Shatner proves he is a fantastic motion picture director! Trek V reminds me of the classic TV series in so many ways...action adventure and character. Light years better than any of the next generation efforts. This DVD needs to have a "directors cut" done with Shatner's original ending done with CGI.


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