PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
Steven Spielberg convinced J.J. Abrams to direct this film, and provided advice on some of the action sequences. Zoe Saldana played a huge fan of Star Trek (who admits she loves going to the conventions as Yeoman Rand) in Spielberg's The Terminal (2004).
U.S.S. Kelvin, go for Starfleet Base.
Kelvin Crew Member: Starfleet Base, we've sent you a transmission. Did you receive?
Starfleet Base: Kelvin, have you double-checked those readings?
Kelvin Crew Member: Our gravitational sensors are going crazy here. You should see this. It looks like a lightning storm.
Starfleet Base: ...
When trying to escape the black hole, Scotty says, "Captain McCoy, the gravity has got us!"
The first part of the closing credits is styled after the opening credits of Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), where the starship Enterprise blasts off into space as a monologue describes its mission, and then the cast names appear as the famous "Star Trek" theme music plays.
$75,204,289 10 May 2009