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Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)

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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Pine ... Kirk
Zachary Quinto ... Spock
Zoe Saldana ... Uhura (as Zoë Saldana)
Karl Urban ... Bones
Simon Pegg ... Scotty
John Cho ... Sulu
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Khan
Anton Yelchin ... Chekov
Bruce Greenwood ... Pike
Peter Weller ... Marcus
Alice Eve ... Carol Marcus
Noel Clarke ... Thomas Harewood
Nazneen Contractor ... Rima Harewood
Amanda Foreman ... Ensign Brackett
Jay Scully ... Lieutenant Chapin
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Storyline

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Klingon

Release Date:

16 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$190,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$70,165,559, 19 May 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$228,778,661, 12 September 2013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$467,365,246, 12 September 2013
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

There is an inside joke with Chekov being asked to put on a red shirt by Kirk, and Chekov's less than enthusiastic reaction. In a famous interview, Walter Koenig stated that being a part of Star Trek all of these years was fantastic, as long as you didn't wear a red shirt, since most of those who wore the red shirts in the Original Series were almost always killed. This had led to the infamous theory of the "Red Shirt Curse", which was debunked somewhat, when a thorough investigation showed that only ten percent of red shirt crew members, seen in the Original Series, died (although they still comprised about seventy-three percent of all on-screen deaths). Sadly, Anton Yelchin, the actor who played Chekov, died in a car crash a month before the release of Star Trek: Beyond (2016). See more »

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At 1h 48m 12s there is a burning fire under the crashing star ship before the star ship arrives. See more »

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Bones: Damn it, man! That was our ride! You just stunned our ride!
James T. Kirk: Oh, great.
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Gene Roddenberry must be rolling over in his grave
14 September 2013 | by mysticnoxSee all my reviews

If I could give it a zero, I would. The only thing to save this travesty is Zachary Quinto and cool explosions. If it weren't for him, I'd give it a 1.

Really bad acting, coupled with a terrible version of the story of Kahn, and why in the world is everything on the Enterprise glowing like a flashlight?

And then they had the gall to use the original Star Trek theme at the end? I can see why many of the old actors have a serious problem with the new movies.

This is terrible, really terrible. Gene Roddenberry was greedy as can be, but I think he'd have a serious problem with this version. In the original, he wanted to show that humanity had finally overcome most of the things that caused us problems. The only place these things could still be found was in the expansion regions where it was still the wild west.

But in this... everything from the uniforms, the slang, the music, and everything else is EXACTLY as it is now but shinier. Really? This is ridiculous.

Abrams should be ashamed.


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