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Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  11 December 1998 (USA)
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When the crew of the Enterprise learn of a Federation conspiracy against the inhabitants of a unique planet, Captain Picard begins an open rebellion.

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Lt. Commander Data was taking part in an operation the Federation has with a race known as the Son'a to observe another race known as the Ba'ku. They are wearing stealth suits so that the Ba'ku cannot see them. But suddenly, Data rips off his stealth suit, reveals himself and exposes everyone. Picard is them contacted by Admiral Dougherty who tells Picard that Data has to be stopped even if it means destroying him. Picard requests permission to try and stop him without doing that, he succeeds. He then tries to find out what happened to Data. That's when they discover a plot by the Son'a and the Federation to remove the Ba'ku from the planet because they want to tap the radiation being emitted by the nearby planet's rings which have regenerative properties. Picard then airs his objections to Dougherty who tells him that everything they are doing is within the Federation guidelines. That's when Picard steps down as Captain and decides to help the Ba'ku. Data, Crusher, Worf and Troi join... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Rated PG for sci-fi action violence, mild language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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$58,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,052,836 (USA) (11 December 1998)

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ESP 118,320,817 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

Following the confirmation what the climax would be for the 6th season of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), Michael Piller added a couple of lines to the film acknowledging the tragic climax and the impact it had on Worf. Rick Berman eventually overruled this, arguing that this film would confuse film audience members who didn't follow the show regularly. See more »

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Picard tells Anij that what they Baku have would be worth more to some than gold pressed latinum. But nothing would have a value in a society without money unless you needed to barter for it, in which case the value would be based on what the seller needs and is willing to give for it. See more »

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[first lines]
[children playing hide and seek]
child: There he is. Let's get him, come on!
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Follows Star Trek: First Contact (1996) See more »

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Sonata No. 8 in C Minor. Opus 13. 'Pathétique'
First Movement - Grave
By Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Jenõ Jandó (as Jeno Jando), Piano
Courtesy of Naxos of America
By Arrangement with Source Q
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Highly entertaining
2 January 2000 | by (Bedfordshire, England) – See all my reviews

If you are a Star Trek fan( of which i am) you will not be disappointed by Insurrection. The story is good and the acting is up to it's high standards the only let downs are the lack of any real great special affects and the lame enemies. I would not say this is as good as first contact but never the less well worth watching. 7 out of 10


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