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The worst movie in all incarnations of Star Trek

  • Dec 1, 2010
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When I watched this movie for the first time, I experienced a combination of emotions that was unusual for me when it involved anything about Star Trek. I was bored, disappointed and angered. The boredom arose from the simplistic nature of the special effects and most aspects of the storyline. I was angered when I saw some of the minor characters that have been so integral to the show treated as insignificant. FInally, I was disappointed because I believed that this movie would end forever the series of Star Trek movies as it so obviously going to be a flop.
For me, the two worst parts were when Uhura distracts the sentries with a dance and when Scotty performs a breakout from the brig. In that scene James Doohan acts as if he would rather be elsewhere doing other things. There are very few positive aspects to this movie, for me the most significant is that it was not the last movie starring the characters of the original series.

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Theatrical release poster by Bob Peak Directed by William Shatner Produced by Harve Bennett Written by Screenplay:
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William Shatner
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Gene Roddenberry Starring See table Music by Jerry Goldsmith Cinematography Andrew Laszlo Editing by Peter E. Berger Distributed by Paramount Pictures Release date(s) June 9, 1989 Running time 107 min. Country United States Language English Budget $27,800,000 (estimated) Gross revenue $70,000,000 (worldwide) Preceded by Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Followed by Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (Paramount Pictures, 1989) is the fifth feature film based on the Star Trek science fiction television series. It is often referred to as Star Trek 5 or The Final Frontier. The film was directed by William Shatner, following two films directed by his co-star, Leonard Nimoy. Shatner also developed the initial storyline. It was shot entirely in California.

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Following the events of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, the crew of the USS Enterprise-A is enjoying some well deserved shore leave. The newly christened starship's shakedown cruise goes poorly and it is in Earth ...

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