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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.


J.J. Abrams
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »





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 Jay Scully ... Lieutenant Chapin


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 »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?


As Spock witnesses Captain Kirk's supposed death, he is overcome by rage. This is only the second time in the character's screen history where unprovoked emotion has ever overcome his logic. The first time was in the original series episode "Amok Time", when Spock was momentarily overcome with happiness at seeing Kirk was alive. (While Spock HAS displayed emotion at other times, it was due to outside effects causing it.) See more »


When Khan is describing the dreadnought class star ship he say's it's 2 times larger and 3 times faster. (than the Enterprise) That would mean it is capable of warp 27. Warp 13 is the fastest possible "warp speed" mentioned in the history of Star Trek. 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

There are no opening credits in the film except for the title card, making this the third consecutive Star Trek film that does not list its cast at the beginning. See more »


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Body Movin' (Fatboy Slim Remix)
Written by Mario Caldato Jr., Mike D (as Michael Diamond), Adam Horovitz, Tito Puente and Adam Yauch
Performed by Beastie Boys
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Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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"star trek for people who hate Star Trek"
31 August 2013 | by Rob-O-CopSee all my reviews

If you love the star trek franchise because it consistently delivers thought provoking interesting stories without the brutality and violence that Hollywood seems hooked on, you're going to be as disappointed as I was with this movie.

It looked big, the acting was really good, but JJ Abrams for some unknown reason decided it was necessary to remove the essence of what makes Star Trek different and replace it with some Michael Bay antics. At times it was like watching someone play a video game.

It was a really well made waste of time. No insight into the human condition, no thinking necessary, just eye candy and forgettable events.

And that's a shame, cos there was some great acting going on here. all the cast delivered well especially Cumberbatch and Quinto, some great looking effects, but why bother? When interviewed on the daily show Abrams actually said he wanted to make this movie for all the people who didn't like Star Trek. Isn't that just the stupidest thing you've ever heard?

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Release Date:

16 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Trek 2 See more »


Box Office


$190,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$70,165,559, 19 May 2013

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2.39 : 1
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