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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  16 May 2013 (USA)
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After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Uhura (as Zoë Saldana)
Rima Harewood
Ensign Brackett
Lieutenant Chapin


When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. Written by Paramount Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


In our darkest hour, when our leaders have fallen, a hero will rise. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 May 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

2  »

Box Office


$190,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$70,165,559 (USA) (17 May 2013)


$228,756,232 (USA) (6 September 2013)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Karl Urban pays homage to DeForest Kelley as he wears a pinkie ring on his left hand, just as Kelley did in the original Star Trek (1966) series and six movies. See more »


During the Spock/Khan chase scene, when Spock is jumping onto the flying craft he has his laser in his hand, but then when he jumps it is suddenly not there and there is no way for him to put it into his belt shows because he holds on to the craft with two hands. See more »


[first lines]
Bones: Damn it, man! That was our ride! You just stunned our ride!
James T. Kirk: Oh, great.
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Crazy Credits

One character is credited as "Enterprise Redshirt". In another role, an actor is listed as "Gary 7", which was the name of a character in an original series episode ("Assignment: Earth"). See more »


Follows Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) See more »


Written by Gerald Fried
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User Reviews

Easily one of the best Star Trek Movies ever.
9 May 2013 | by (Edinburgh Scotland) – See all my reviews

As a long term trek fan, who has been a HUGE fan of all things this franchise has to offer, and knows a fair amount of the extra background this movie is great. Its great for regular non fans too. I will not spoil it but the story is a very good movie, contemporary and of its time without being irreverent to the prime universe. In fact there are so many nods to the original series it seems that JJ actually must listen to fans of the genre.

No spoilers here, but even if you have seen the trailers there will be surprises for all but the most analytical fans.


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