• Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1991)

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Release Date: September 3rd, 1991

DVD Release Date: April 11th, 2000

PG |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Adm. James T. Kirk (William Shatner) has defeated his archenemy but at great cost. His friend Spock has apparently been killed, the USS Enterprise is being scrapped, and starship physician Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy (DeForest Kelley) has taken ill. McCoy's odd behavior is evidence he's harboring Spock's katra, or animating spirit, and Kirk seeks to take the Enterprise back to the Genesis Planet and find his friend. Rebuffed, Kirk takes dramatic action that results in war with deadly Klingons.

Cast: William Shatner, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Christopher Lloyd, Robin Curtis

Director: Leonard Nimoy

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Cinema Group Ventures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Growing up , Suspenseful , Sacrifice , Doctor , Rousing , Pursuit , Rescue , Transformation , Quest ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Bob ThomasThe Associated Press

    Star Trek II may seem too mechanical for some tastes, but there is something nice about seeing a movie that stresses the values of friendship, loyalty and good deeds. [05 June 1984]

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is a good but not great Star Trek movie, a sort of compromise between the first two. show more

  • 75
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    While the sluggish beginning and ending mar this Star Trek outing somewhat, there's still enough here to please fans of the series, and, to a lesser extent, movie-goers in general. show more

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