Star Trek
Star Trek (2009)

Mission: Impossible III director and Alias creator J.J. Abrams resurrects the classic science fiction franchise created by Gene Roddenberry with this feature film that embraces the rich history of the influential television and film series… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 17, 2009
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Critic Score: 95% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Star Trek reignites a classic franchise with action, humor, a strong story, and brilliant visuals, and will please traditional Trekkies and new fans alike.

Tom Charity
CNN.com

Did somebody just reach through the space-time continuum and pull out a white rabbit?

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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

With Star Trek Abrams honors the show's legacy without fossilizing its best qualities. Instead, he's whisked it off to a planet where numbing nostalgia can't kill it, and where the future is still something to look forward to.

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Brian D. Johnson
Maclean's Magazine

Star Trek has remarkable freshness and originality for something so deeply familiar. And it leaves us confidant that a venerable piece of pop culture is in good hands, at least for the time being.

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Laremy Legel
Film.com

One of the most accessible and entertaining films of the year.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The wit and youthful energy that's been infused into the new Star Trek should enable this venerable franchise to live longer and prosper more handsomely.

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Stuart Klawans
The Nation

Star Trek keeps you occupied with the usual sort of thing you find in science-fiction adventures, done somewhat more wittily.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

The young cast is mostly callow and TV-bland and the special effects don't quite seem worth that hefty price tag, but overall this is a presentable addition to the franchise.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

In going back to tell the Enterprise story from the beginning, Star Trek presses collective emotional buttons people didn't even know they had. At its best, the effect is like seeing life panoramically, past and future, simultaneous and magnificent.

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Bruce Bennett
Stop Smiling

A rather lazily imagined, though energetically executed pastiche of big screen sci-fi clichés seemingly appropriated at random from other films.

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Flixster Audience Score: 91% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
I was never a fan of the original Star Trek series or movies but this was one of the best sci-fi movies I have seen in a long time. From beginning to end JJ… More
Jennifer D
What? Yeah, this movie was kind of awesome. Except, really, Winona Ryder? Smallest part ever...
Daniel Mumby
J. J. Abrams is perhaps the single most overrated filmmaker working today. In a cinema age dominated by marketing and brand name recognition, he is the crown… More
Christian C
Exciting film -- albeit with an odd twist at the end. The casting was perfect and the special effects were satisfying. Praiseworthy creativity in the script.… More
KJ Proulx
J.J. Abrams brings his A-Game to directing this re-imaginging of the beloved "Star Trek" Universe of films and tv series'. With a story that is… More
Nikhil Nandu
Action-packed and vastly entertaining, Star Trek is undeniably fun and surprisingly full of depth.