• Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

Star Trek: First Contact

Release Date: November 22nd, 1996

DVD Release Date: October 6th, 1998

PG-13 |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

The Enterprise and its crew follow a Borg ship through a time warp to prevent the Borg from taking over the Earth in a past era. Stuck in the past, Geordi La Forge (LeVar Burton) helps a pioneer of space travel (James Cromwell) in his efforts to create the first warp drive while Capt. Picard (Patrick Stewart) and Cmdr. Data (Brent Spiner) battle the Borg Queen (Alice Krige) as she tries to take over the Enterprise.

Cast: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Alfre Woodard

Director: Jonathan Frakes

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Friend, Inspiring, Suspenseful, Temptation, Revenge, Transformation, Brooding

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    San Francisco Examiner

    Even those unfamiliar with the entire "Star Trek" phenomenon (it's now been 30 years since the original TV show sprang from the fertile mind of creator Gene Roddenberry) will find this a clever action movie, with a well-written screenplay and tight direction of a fine cast. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    The fine quality of the new film is good news for anyone disappointed by "Star Trek Generations," which got the new "Star Trek" feature film series off to a shaky start two years ago. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Certainly the best in its technical credits, and among the best in the ingenuity of its plot. show more

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