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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

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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Adventure and Imagination Will Meet At the Final Frontier See more »


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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

In an interview for the book "Captains' Logs", Harve Bennett blamed the movie's failure on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). See more »

Goofs

Wire holding the dancing cat's tail. 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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Row, Row, Row Your Boat
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Performed by William Shatner and DeForest Kelley
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Give it a chance!!!
26 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

Come on people, just give the film a chance! It isn't the best movie of the series, but it certainly is not the worst(Insurrection deserves that label). Yes, the movie had its share of flaws, but just ignore those and enjoy what is good about the movie. And try to understand that the movie is totally different from what Shatner wanted it to be. Because of budget cuts and pressure from Paramount to add humor, the film's impact was diminished. He didn't get the effects company he wanted (ILM was unavailable), and his dark, terrific ORIGINAL script was watered down. In fact, his original ending would have been one of the best climaxes in Trek history, including demons, gargoyles, and TONS of action. In conclusion, the movie's failure was Paramount's fault, and NOT Shatner's. Leave him alone about it, and read his Star Trek books! They prove that he can, in fact, write, and needs to be given another chance directing a Star Trek film.


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