Star Trek Into Darkness
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes 'Star Trek Into Darkness.' When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 16, 2013
DVD Release Date: September 10, 2013
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Visually spectacular and suitably action packed, Star Trek Into Darkness is a rock-solid installment in the venerable sci-fi franchise, even if it's not as fresh as its predecessor.

Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Most of the logic has leached away from this movie, and with it half of the fun.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The conceptual sci-fi of the original series is nowhere to be found, though you might enjoy watching the skinny young actors approximate their counterparts from the 60s; Chris Pine is especially good as Captain Kirk.

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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

Star Trek Into Darkness is a high octane but messily plotted romp, with solid performances papering over plot holes you could pilot a galaxy-class starship through.

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Bob Mondello
NPR

Happily, there's a good deal of fun if you like things crashing violently into each other and out of warp-drive at regular intervals.

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John Anderson
Wall Street Journal

While the action is often electric, it's the relationships that matter. That, and a lippy regard for a cultural legacy.

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Jason Bailey
Flavorwire

The socio-political commentary of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' is about as sophisticated as you'd expect from scribes Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtman, who also wrote the first two 'Transformers' movies.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

For all its chasing and falling and fighting-and the movie supplies a great deal of each-Star Trek Into Darkness is at its best when the Enterprise crew are merely bickering and bantering among themselves: less space opera than soap opera.

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Mick LaSalle
Hearst Newspapers

The film is, for whatever else it might be, one of the funniest of the Star Trek entries.

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J.C. Maçek III
PopMatters

The film is pretty spectacular, with enthralling action sequences and stellar special effects (when you can make them out through director J.J. Abrams' omnipresent lens flares).

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
An efficient alternate story that ought to give major goosebumps in trekkies and aficionados out there thanks to its many overwhelming and well-inspired… More
Wildaly M
It only gets better. ;-)
Phil Hubbs
The rebooted crew are back and this time they're going into darkness? trekking into darkness? how does this title fit the story? moving on. The first film… More
Cynthia S.
Not quite as good as the first movie, but still very enjoyable. Plenty of action. Plenty of humor. Nicely done all around film. JJ Abrams is definitely on a… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
This movie is a fun ride from start to finish. It doesn't have all the origin stuff like the first JJ Abrams Trek movie, so can get right into the action.… More
Dan Schultz
An energetic, well-scripted sequel concerning the crew of The Final Frontier, led by Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), and how a new villain named Khan (Benedict… More

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