New "Star Trek" Flick to Hit Theaters on Christmas (2008)

Pretty slow news week, so here's a really short one: Paramount's 11th "Star Trek" flick will hit theaters on Christmas Day 2008. As reported a few days back, J.J. Abrams will be directing.

That's really all there is to this story, so let's use this space to test out the argument that all the odd-numbered "Star Trek" movies stink ... using only the Tomatometer and opinions from you folks.

"Star Trek: The Motion Picture" -- 55% (Rotten)

"Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan" -- 96% (Fresh)

"Star Trek 3: The Search for Spock" -- 74% (Fresh)

"Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home" -- 89% (Fresh)

"Star Trek 5: The Final Frontier" -- 23% (Rotten)

"Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country" -- 79% (Fresh)

"Star Trek: Generations" -- 48% (Rotten)

"Star Trek: First Contact" -- 94% (Fresh)

"Star Trek: Insurrection" -- 61% (Fresh)

"Star Trek: Nemesis" -- 38% (Rotten)

OK, now you name the top three "Trek" flicks and your bottom three. Mine are easy:

Best: #2, #3, and #4 (with an honorable mention to #8)

Worst: #10, #9 and #5

Release Date Source: Variety

Comments

marcuszin

J P

Definitely agree that 2,3,and 4 were the best - mostly because they were the trilogy in this film series.

Feb 28 - 05:42 AM

AudioNinja

TJ O'Neill

I'm a younger trekkie, so my numbers look a little different;

Best - 4, 9, 6 (honorable mention to 8 and 7)

Worst; 1, 10, 5

==TJ==

Feb 28 - 07:23 AM

Hieremias

Jeremy Appleyard

Best: 6, 2, 4
Worst: 5, 9, 1

Feb 28 - 07:29 AM

Erroneous!

Josh Brown

I'm getting more and more excited for this. Does Christmas sound soon to anyone else? I'm not complaining but I want this to be a sweet movie. Anyway the best are obviously, 2, 3, 4. The worst are 1, 5, 9.

Feb 28 - 07:39 AM

Samwise Gamgee

Ryan Sanderson

I don't really think there's anything to the odd numbererd Star Trek curse. The first one didn't live up to enormous expectations, was a little slow, and seemed to forget they couldn't just completely rip off of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Other than that, I thought it was a decent flick. After that, there were 3 good movies, and we consider it a curse that they lost a bit of steam after that? If anything, we should call it the miracle the even numbered (and even one odd numbered) ones were good after four films, and that doesn't even hold water because Nemesis was the worst one, and it was #10.

Feb 28 - 07:42 AM

elziard

elzeard bouffier

i was disappointed the franchise fizzled. i mean, insurrection and nemesis two, slow films and more of the same?! those so didn't do justice to what they had accomplished in the series and the nextgen movies.

Feb 28 - 08:15 AM

Racer Z

Shannon Potratz

Best: 2, 4, 6

Worst: 5, 7, 9

Feb 28 - 08:23 AM

skasforfags

Andy Grant

1. #8, Picard tears that shit up.
2. #6, Kirk and McCoy tear it up.
3. #2/4, could be ranked higher, but I've seen them too many times. Probably not a good reason to drop one or the other, oh well. So many good quotes though.

#1, #5, and #9 are terrible.

Feb 28 - 08:23 AM

High School With Money

LEEEROOOOOAAAAHHHH MMMYYAAAANKEEEUUUNNNNSSSS

Full order: 2-4-8-3-6-1-10-7-9-5

I wonder if the casts would be willing to voice CGI flicks a la [i]Ghostbusters III[/i]?

Feb 28 - 12:10 PM

filmscorehunter

Louis Lopez

They're all good movies, some more appreciated and understood than others. I don't believe in the even-numbered, odd-numbered theory many people are obsessed with when it comes to the Star Trek movies. With that said, I can't wait to see the next one when it comes out on Christmas '08.

Feb 28 - 12:17 PM

speelbergo

sebastian nye

BEST, 4 6 8
WORST 1 5 10

Feb 28 - 02:37 PM

jjwade

KFC KRISHNA

Any Trek film with Data in it has been garbage. He is on par with Jar Jar Binks for most annoying character in a film. Shut the F*** up about your stupid emotions and chart a course for the landfill, Data.

Feb 28 - 04:43 PM

skasforfags

Andy Grant

You're dumb. It's about PICARD. I'd take Jean Luc over Kirk every day of the week.

Feb 28 - 09:25 PM

cgcbooks

Robert Kimberlin

Picard is a sissy compared to Kirk.

Mar 1 - 07:45 AM

jjwade

KFC KRISHNA

Picard and Data - what a combo! A man with no emotion, and a robot who can't shut up about his emotions!

Kirk and Spock had some wit. Picard and Data aren't funny. They are boring and predictable...just like your mom.

Mar 1 - 06:51 PM

rabid1017

Craig Alden

My order is:

6, 2, 4, 3, 5, 8, 7, 9, 10, 1

What's ironic is I like TNG as a series more than the original, really. Unfortunately, all the TNG movies have been crap (even 8, which started out promising but ended up being total crap).

Feb 28 - 10:26 PM

cgcbooks

Robert Kimberlin

Picard is a sissy compared to Kirk.

Mar 1 - 07:45 AM

jjwade

KFC KRISHNA

Picard and Data - what a combo! A man with no emotion, and a robot who can't shut up about his emotions!

Kirk and Spock had some wit. Picard and Data aren't funny. They are boring and predictable...just like your mom.

Mar 1 - 06:51 PM

carrierj1

Joseph Carrier

Kirk is a fat, hedonistic pig compared to Picard!

Mar 2 - 02:16 PM

killermonkey8822

Joey Chid

lol i love it how the original one is horrible.........this could be good.........i love search for spock and wrath of khan i hated nemesis and the other ones were just average in my opinion except for final fronteir and generations those were crap as well.

Mar 2 - 04:21 PM

blueweb

Guy Lachance

[b]Patrick Stewart is a pervert[/b]
Patrick Stewart is a pervert that's why he's in shape,

see proof at this link: http://www.thatvideosite.com/video/3646

Mar 6 - 04:26 AM

blake121666

Paul Blake

[b]Janeway rocked em all[/b]
Star Trek Voyager bested all of them

Mar 6 - 07:53 PM

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