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Trekkies (1997)

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Denise Crosby takes a first look at the huge fans of "Star Trek" and how the series from around America has affected and shaped their lives.

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... Herself
Barbara Adams ... Herself - 'Star Trek' Fan
Denis Bourguignon ... Himself - 'Star Trek' Fan (as The Denis Bourguignon Family)
David Greenstein ... Himself - 'Star Trek' Fan
Laurel Greenstein ... Herself - 'Star Trek' Fan
Gabriel Köerner ... Himself - 'Star Trek' Fan
Richard Koerner ... Himself - Gabriel's Father (as Richard Köerner)
... Himself - 'Star Trek' Fan (as Richard Kronfeld)
Joyce Mason ... Herself - 'Star Trek' Fan
Evelyn De Biase ... Herself - 'Star Trek' Fan
Anne Kathleen Murphy ... Herself - 'Star Trek' Fan (as Anne Murphy)
... Herself (as Majel Barrett Roddenberry)
... Himself
... Himself
... Himself
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From a television series that barely lasted three seasons in the 1960s, Star Trek has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry involving several spin-off series, numerous movies, and countless merchandise items. This phenomenon is due to the series' legions of rabidly devoted fans, popularly known as "Trekkies". Star Trek actress Denise Crosby provides an affectionate and humorous look at some of these people, who demonstrate how Star Trek has affected and even shaped their lives. Several members of the series' cast and creative team also describe what the series and its fans mean to them. Written by Eric Sorensen

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A hilarious look at the universe's most fervent fans. See more »

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Rated PG for mild sexual and drug references | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$375,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$125,636, 23 May 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$318,246, 20 June 1999
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Paul Rudeen: We've been having this party now for years. It seems like every year it gets to be a little bit more fun, a couple more people come. You know, it started off small and now the younger people are coming. This year we had a girl come and everything.
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NOT just for Star Trek fans
31 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

I am not a fan of Star Trek, but I thought this movie was hilarious, and very well made.

I never realized how much Star Trek fans loved that show. Some wear Star Trek uniforms to work. Some wear "phasers" every day. Some are fluent in Klingon. There's a full translation of Hamlet in Klingon language. A dentist has outfitted his entire office as if it were aboard the Enterprise. Who knew?

This is wacky and funny. Trekkies doesn't relentlessly mock its subjects, but shows them sympathetically. Still, it's hilarious.

I recommend it to anyone at all familiar with Star Trek.

It is NOT only for Star Trek fans.


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