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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

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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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The battle for peace has begun See more »


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Release Date:

6 December 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Star Trek VI: Das unentdeckte Land  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$74,888,996 (USA)
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Trivia

Michael Dorn plays Colonel Worf in this film, and Lieutenant Worf in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). Colonel Worf is the grandfather of Lieutenant Worf. See more »

Goofs

During the battle between Chang's cloaked bird-of-prey and the Enterprise, Excelsior flies in to provide an alternate target for the Klingons. From Chang's weapons console perspective the bird-of-prey is spatially located slightly above both ships when he locks target on Excelsior and gestures to his gunner to fire another torpedo. Following the shot of the torpedo leaving the Klingon ship's torpedo tube the torpedo is shown striking the Excelsior directly from below as if that was where the cloaked Klingons were in relation to Excelsior. The weapons console shows the location of the two ships in an overhead view relative to their overall positions in space. The console is not showing a direct point of view of the two ships. See more »

Quotes

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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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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the end credits, the signature of each of the principle cast members is written one by one as a final send off for their characters. See more »

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Soundtracks

THEME FROM 'STAR TREK' TV SERIES
Music by Alexander Courage
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User Reviews

 
One of the best in the series!
7 October 2002 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

In the theatre years ago when I saw this film I thought gosh this is really different for a Star Trek film. It had so much suspense and conspiracy, and so much mystery that this was one of the best films in the collection. The acting is great, the action and the effect are superb, and the music is very good! I recommend this to all Star Trek and sci-fi film fans!


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