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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Mystery  |  6 December 1991 (USA)
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On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.

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Storyline

After an explosion on their moon, the Klingons have an estimated 50 years before their ozone layer is completely depleted, and they all die. They have only one choice - to make peace with the Federation, which will mean an end to 70 years of conflict. Captain James T. Kirk and crew are called upon to help in the negotiations because of their "experience" with the Klingon race. Peace talks don't quite go to plan, and eventually Kirk and McCoy are tried and convicted of assassination, and sent to Rura Penthe, a snowy hard-labor prison camp. Will they manage to escape? And will there ever be peace with the Klingons? Written by Colin Tinto <cst@imdb.com>

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6 December 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Star Trek VI: Das unentdeckte Land  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$74,888,996 (USA)
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Trivia

The mine elevator's movement was simulated by cranking a textured belt behind the actors. See more »

Goofs

Uhura's lack of knowledge of the Klingon language is at odds with her being Communications officer, since she should at least have some working knowledge of the language of the Federation's greatest rival at that point, as well as having spent three months effortlessly handling the communications station on board the captured Klingon Bird of Prey in Star Trek IV, since all the controls were written in the Klingon's language. See more »

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Captain Hikaru Sulu: Stardate 9521.6. Captain's Log, USS Excelsior. Hikaru Sulu commanding. After three years, I have concluded my first assignment as master of this vessel, cataloguing gaseous planetary anomalies in Beta Quadrant. We're heading home under full impulse power. I'm pleased to report that ship and crew have functioned well.
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The film opens with a dedication to the memory of Gene Roddenberry. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) See more »

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THEME FROM 'STAR TREK' TV SERIES
Music by Alexander Courage
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Excellent. Utterly compelling.
8 December 1998 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This is a taut political thriller that rivals Dune for impact, if not for complexity. The issues explored here are both timely and universal. Somehow, this mixes the Star Trek mythos with commentary on the Cold War, race relations and military down-sizing. It is indescribable how cool this movie is.


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