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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

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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 her into Spacedock for repairs. But an urgent mission interrupts their Earth-bound shore leave. A renegade Vulcan named Sybok has taken three ambassadors hostage on Nimbus III, the Planet of Galactic Peace. This event also attracts the attention of a Klingon captain who wants to make a name for himself and sets out to pursue the Enterprise. Sybok's ragtag army captures the Enterprise and takes her 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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9 June 1989 (USA)  »

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Viaje a las estrellas V: La última frontera  »

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$27,800,000 (estimated)

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$55,210,049 (USA)
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Trivia

A Bandai Nintendo Entertainment System action game was slated to be released in 1989 along with the movie. The game was canceled following the failure of the film at the box office. A prototype has surfaced and is circling the net as a ROM. This is notable for its many basic spelling errors (example: at one point Scotty is named "Scotto") and lack of an ending (the game may have been incomplete at the time this was scrapped). See more »

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When the shuttle Galileo is landing for the first time in the Enterprise landing bay, the feet of a film crewman can be seen walking next to the port pod of the shuttle. See more »

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[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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Fanfare From Star Trek TV Series
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The best odd-numbered Trek film of all
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So what if this is William Shatner's directorial debut? No reason to malign this movie, which is by far the only Star Trek movie that holds true to the Star Trek(any series) episode staple of going where no-one has gone before, with presenting an "action-oriented" episode AND one that "makes you think", two categories you can divide all Trek episodes into. All in all, I'd say Shatner(who directed a few episodes of T.J. Hooker) did a great job.

Star Trek: The Motion Picture also did that staple, but I just couldn't STAND those gray pajamas they had passed off for uniforms.

The special effects could have been better, but I read Shatner's director's diary, called "Captain's Log: The Making of Star Trek V". He said the movie had gone drastically over budget, and they had to use a less expensive effects company.

Jerry Goldsmith's soundtrack is my hands-down favorite(I like his Total Recall score next), and I absolutely LOVE Hiroshima's rendition of the song Uhura sang on the hill, called "The Moon's A Window To Heaven".


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