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Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)

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After the Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty, the Federation soon find out the Romulans are planning an attack on Earth.

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Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his crew return to battle a chilling new adversary... that just happens to hold a shocking link to Picard! In the wake of a joyful wedding between William Riker and Deanna Troi, Picard receives another reason to celebrate: the Romulans want peace and the captain will be the Federation's emissary. But as the Enterprise heads towards Romulus, a brilliant villain awaits--harboring a diabolical plan of destruction and an unimaginable secret that will give Picard his most fearsome challenge. Shinzon, a Romulan-made clone of Picard, wants nothing less than the conquest of the Romulan Empire, the complete destruction of Earth and the death of Captain Picard himself. Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

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On December 13th, the battle for Earth begins. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and peril and a scene of sexual content | See all certifications »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$239,102 (Japan) (11 April 2003)

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$495,134 (Japan) (18 April 2003)
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Riker comments that he first saw Data on the Holodeck trying to whistle a tune, but cannot remember which tune. This refers to the pilot Star Trek: The Next Generation: Encounter at Farpoint (1987), and the tune was "Pop Goes the Weasel". See more »

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Obvious stunt double for Picard during his tumble down the stairs with Shinzon. See more »

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Commander: Senators, consider the opportunities for the Empire. At last, the destinies of the planets Romulus and Remus will be united. Shinzon of Remus is offering us a chance to make ourselves stronger than ever before. It would be madness to reject it. I beg you not to let prejudice or politics interfere with this Alliance. By joining Shinzon's forces with ours, not even the Federation will be able to stand in our way.
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Not that bad!
18 July 2004 | by (Bremen, Germany) – See all my reviews

As far as I can remember, no Star Trek-Movie got passed the critics without being called "a shame for the francise" or "the worst trek movie ever". Especially the trekkies are very conservative and don't accept any new ideas.

"Nemesis" has some problems in it: the scenario was taken out of nowhere and has nearly no relationship to the TNG-Series or the other movies. The hints given by some characters like Janeway or Shinzon ("like your borg friends would say...")do not help, they're making it even worse. Also, there is not much room for the other characters like Geordi or Crusher, even Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis are not allowed to make much of their roles. The worst of all is the telephatic duell between Deanna and the reman viceroy: it just DOESN'T FIT into the Star Trek universe!

But after all, "Nemesis" is not that bad. Steward and Spiner are doing a wonderful job, Tom Hardy is also good as Shinzon and Ron Perlman adds another dying character to his filmography. The battle between the "Enterprise" and the "Scimitar" is even better than that between the original ship and the "Reliant" in Star Trek II.

For me, the most important thing about this movie is the ending: There will be no more movies with the TNG-Crew, so it was very important for me to see how their story continues. And it does continue, the journey to the final frontier goes on. And that just isn't that bad!


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