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Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

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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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£2,706,800 (UK) (1 January 1999)

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ESP 118,320,817 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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A moment in time can be a universe in itself
10 November 2010 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Upon learning of the true intentions of a race known as the Son'a who are in alliance with the Federation, Picard and crew openly rebel against their former employers to protect a unique planet's current population. Part of the anger towards this one, being called "the worst of the ST films", is probably that it lacks the immediate gravity of the others... this isn't about Earth in danger(like many of the others), it's a small colony that we've never heard of before, and we don't, since. And the bad guys aren't The Borg, Romulans, Klingons or something else that has long been built up... no, it's these generic beings that behave in an "evil" manner. While this is genuinely funny, it also has gags and jokes that fall flat and embarrass. It gets to be too silly at times. One can wonder why the Enterprise is suddenly so weak. And the focus remains on the Captain and Data. Other than that, this is a solid entry. The plot is fairly engaging(even though disobeying orders has been explored before in this series) and the developments keep your interest. This has impeccable dialog. With very few exceptions, it is well-written and delivered spot-on. The acting is dependable. Frakes and Sirtis are cute together. This has great production and FX, and honestly inspires a sense of wonder in the audience. The action is pretty good, and this is very exciting. There is a bit of disturbing content and a little sensuality in this. The DVD comes with a decent 5 minute behind-the-scenes featurette, a trailer and a teaser. I recommend this to fans of Star Trek and The Next Generation. 7/10


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