PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Star Trek: Generations
Star Trek: First Contact
Star Trek: Insurrection
Star Trek: Nemesis
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Leonard Nimoy provided the low "wub-wub-wub-wub" sound that the cigar-shaped alien probe makes while flying through space. Sound Effects Editor Mark A. Mangini had come up with several possible sound effects for the probe, none of which Nimoy liked. Finally, Mangini asked, "... ...
Vulcans are well-known as the intellectual puppets of this Federation!
Ambassador Sarek: Your vessel did destroy the USS Grissom, your men did kill Kirk's son. Do you deny these events?
Klingon Ambassador: We deny nothing. We have the right to preserve our race.
Ambassador Sarek: You have the right to ...
After the probe leaves and the crew are celebrating in the water, Spock can be seen smiling, almost even laughing at one point.
The film opens with a dedication to the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger. - European cinema versions contains a short summary of the two previous movies instead of dedication.
The film was originally released in 1986, which was the 75th Anniversary of Paramount Studios. Accordingly, the opening logo for the film originally had the 75th Anniversary sign on it, as did the original video release. All subsequent video releases (and at least some 35mm film prints) have included the regular Paramount logo.
Theme From Star Trek (TV Series)
by Alexander Courage
$16,881,888 (USA) (30 November 1986)