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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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When the USS Enterprise crew 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 space 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

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Beyond the darkness, lies greatness. See more »


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

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Budget:

$190,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Contains three references to Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). Uhura uses her fluency in Klingon, quite contrary to her fumbling through a dictionary in the previous film. During Kirk and Spock's absence, Sulu is given command of the Enterprise. In the earlier film, he commands his own ship. Dr. McCoy complains that he is a doctor, "not a torpedo technician". In the earlier film, he and Spock together modify a torpedo. See more »

Goofs

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Quotes

[first lines]
Bones: Damn it, man! That was our ride! You just stunned our ride!
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Crazy Credits

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Sub Prime Directive
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Composed by Michael Giacchino
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Writers should be whipped
27 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

Given the large vast and rich world of the Star Trek universe I am appalled at the inconsistent and bad writing of Star Trek into the darkness. I wonder if the writers actually read the whole script from front to end before submitting it.

It's like scenes were written just for the visuals and then loosely written and linked together. When the viewer watches the movie it's visually stunning, it's when the viewer stops and thinks that the movie falls apart.

The only thing that makes this movie bearable is the great soundtrack.

As a viewer if you liked the first reboot movie and could wrap your head around the convenient bad writing of that plot you'll probably like this one. But if you're looking for a movie with more substance I recommend watching Star Trek: the wrath of khan.


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