Trekkies (1999)

To be a Star Trek fan is one thing, but to be a "Trekkie" puts you in a whole different league. Why this particular show? What meaning has this show had in these people's lives? What kind of spiritual or psychological impact… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 21, 1999
DVD Release Date: November 9, 1999
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

gain a little greater appreciation for the genius of Roddenberry's phenomenon

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Chris Gore
Film Threat

Love them or hate them, Trek fans make fine entertainment.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Reveals the desperate lengths people will go to find a sense of meaning and community in their lives. Here entertainment becomes a surrogate religion.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

very interesting

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

I actually know quite a few of the people in this. Creepy.

Brian Mckay

it doesn't have to try hard to get a laugh because the Trekkies provide the comedy with their mere existence - and the comedy is golden!

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Rob Gonsalves

A sort of neutral valentine to Trek die-hards.

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Kevin Fiddler
Henderson Home News (Henderson, NV)

Hysterical look at Star Trek nerds in the wild

Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

Laugh long and prosper.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This is a very interesting documentary on the work of Star Trek fans, and it feels like it was made more for the fans than documentary lovers. There are a ton… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"There's One Born Every Day"</i> From a TV series that barely lasted three seasons in the 1960s, "Star Trek" has grown… More
Alex roy
Trekkies is a well crafted documentary that takes a look at the fan base of the famed TV show Star Trek. Fans of the shows are truly dedicated and follow the… More
Jason Owens
I like watching Star Trek - The Original Series, so I knew I had to watch "Trekkies." It's an interesting movie to watch. Denise Crosby… More
Luke Baldock
I do love a documentary that focuses on weird and eccentric people. Trekkies looks at the fans of Star Trek. It chooses a small group to follow, from a young… More
Randy Tippy
Hilarious! Live long and prosper.