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Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

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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While on a mission to observe the peaceful Ba'ku race, Lt. Commander Data suddenly behaves as if having to fear for his existence. The immortal Ba'ku, whose planet offers regenerative radiation and therefore incredible lifespans, live in harmony with nature and reject advanced technology. Their planet and their culture is secretly researched by the Federation associated with an alien race called the Son'a. But the Son'a intend to abduct the Ba'ku in order to take the planet for themselves and for the Starfleet officials who all would like to regenerate their bodies. But they did not think of the loyalty of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-E to the Prime Directive. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.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)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$70,117,571 (USA) (26 March 1999)
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Its network television premiere had been scheduled for September 16, 2001 on NBC, but was scrapped because of the September 11th attacks. 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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[children playing hide and seek]
child: There he is. Let's get him, come on!
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Best Next Gen Movie Ever
27 March 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie is, in my opinion, the best Next Gen movie that they've ever made. I know it's often criticized as having a moral basis that is incorrect; as it's based on the rights of the individual as opposed to the rights of the majority--but preference for the individual over the majority in moral issues like the one presented here is what makes Star Trek, Star Trek.

Michael Piller wrote an awesome script for this movie, based on the story that he and Rick Berman developed for it. It still has the action and adventure of a Star Trek movie, but it's at a much slower pace and it has the morality that I love about Star Trek.

What I found truly interesting about this movie is the fact that there is more character development then in most Star Trek films--Captain Picard falls in love and Data furthers his understanding of what it means to be human through a friendship with a young boy on the Baku planet.

All in all, what's not to like? It has the action and adventure of a Star Trek movie, and the morality of an episode.


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