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For the Love of Spock (2016)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 9 September 2016 (USA)
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An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek (1966).

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Adam Nimoy
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chris Pine ... Himself
Zoe Saldana ... Herself
Karl Urban ... Himself
Simon Pegg ... Himself
Mayim Bialik ... Herself
Jim Parsons ... Himself
Jason Alexander ... Himself
J.J. Abrams ... Himself
Zachary Quinto ... Himself
William Shatner ... Himself
Leonard Nimoy ... Himself (archive footage)
Nichelle Nichols ... Herself
George Takei ... Himself
Catherine Hicks ... Herself
Walter Koenig ... Himself
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An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek (1966).

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16 : 9
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This movie was funded by a Kickstarter campaign launched in June 2015. See more »

Quotes

Leonard Nimoy: [from trailer] The review that Variety gave us when we first went on the air in September of 1966: "Star Trek won't work."
[grins]
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The end credits list all of the contributors to the Kickstarter campaign which made this movie possible. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Bang Theory: The Spock Resonance (2015) See more »

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Simply brilliant...
18 September 2016 | by darksummoner1See all my reviews

A touching and well made tribute to an entertainment icon. Adam Nimoy has truly reached deep into his father's, and his own, past experiences to bring to life this crowd funded portrait of the man who gave us the immortal Mr. Spock. Littered with cameos from fellow cast members, directors, fans, conventioneers, and fellow actors, For The Love of Spock is one of the best biographical documentaries I've ever seen, and an essential for the Trek faithful. Not limited to the professional, the younger Nimoy also relates his own experiences at home both as a child and later in their lives. You'll laugh, you'll cry... and perhaps relive some of what made Nimoy beloved to millions.


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