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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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The Enterprise is back. This time, have they gone too far? See more »


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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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EASTER EGG: From the "Deleted Scenes" page on Disk 2 of the Special Collector's Edition, scrolling to "Behold Paradise" and pressing the left arrow highlights a round icon. Selecting this button shows gag reel footage of David Loughery, Ralph Winter and Harve Bennett integrated with material from the turbo shaft sequence. See more »

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The level of whiskey in McCoy's bottle changes during the camping scene (and not because he and Kirk are drinking it). For example, the bottle is mostly empty in the "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" shots, but nearly full when we cut to McCoy saying, "It's a song, you green-blooded Vulcan . . .," then empty again (and in his other hand) when we cut back to him for "God, I liked him better before he died." 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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Follows Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) See more »

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The Moon's a Window to Heaven
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Lyrics by John Bettis
Performed by Hiroshima
Produced by Dan Kuramoto
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Give Bill Shatner a Break, Will You?!
3 February 2002 | by (Princeton, New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Why do the people trash this movie? It is such a humanistic, emotional film, well, from my POV. I admit there were flaws in the film. What hurt this film was ILM not being available, budget cuts forced by Paramount, and the humor forced to be added because of STIV's box office success. None of these things were Bill Shatner's fault. Bill Shatner's original story was darker, MUCH darker than what we saw.

This film has got a faster pace than ST:TMP or STIII:TSFS, and and it actually tried to make a point on human nature, which was the thing that Generations failed to accomplish. Shatner's ACTUAL direction of the film was OKAY! So I give this film 8.0 stars out of 10.0 stars. And before I finish, I want to say this: GIVE SHATNER A FRIGGIN' BREAK! Thank you, and good night.


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