PG | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
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The technique of showing the translators so it appears that Chang is speaking English during the trial is similar to technique used for the German-speaking members of the court in Judgment at Nuremberg (1961). William Shatner starred in both films.
Captain Hikaru Sulu:
Stardate 9521.6. Captain's Log, USS Excelsior. Hikaru Sulu commanding. After three years, I have concluded my first assignment as master of this vessel, cataloguing gaseous planetary anomalies in Beta Quadrant. We're heading home under full impulse ...
During Kirk and McCoy's trial, the clock on the Enterprise reads 11:15 when discussion is about how the assassins could be walking in zero-g, but after sentencing it reads 10:45.
The opening titles shift color - pink, purple, blue, green, and around again.
The Blu-ray release from 2009 is the first home media release to include the 110 minute theatrical version instead of the 113 minute special edition seen on all previous DVD, laserdisc, and VHS releases. The Blu-ray is also the first release to present the movie in its proper 2.40:1 aspect ratio instead of the opened up 2.00:1 ratio seen on previous releases.
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