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Star Trek: First Contact Reviews

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January 1, 2016
Not just the best of the Next Generation movies, but one of the best of the entire franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 31, 2013
If the film itself is a little bit generic, more of a popcorn sci-fi action film than a faithful adaptation of the characters from the series, that's probably all to the good.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
September 7, 2011
In zooming out from Picard's glinty eyeball, this eighth feature film from the Trek factory displays a zippy new energy and a sleek, confident style fully independent of its predecessors.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 9, 2010
The problem with most of the Next Generation Star Trek movies is that they feel like extended episodes of the television show. First Contact is the one time that it really feels like they made a Movie, with a capital M.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 26, 2009
...a huge step beyond Generations.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
May 15, 2009
It does a good job of serving up elements that will please the fans of the show, but it does not quite stand on its own as a memorable motion picture event.
May 3, 2009
First Contact is no grab bag of camp gewgaws; it stands proud and apart, accessible even to the Trek-deficient. This old Star, it seems, has a lot of life in it.
April 16, 2009
Star Trek finally gets imaginative, exciting and - dare I say it? - kinky.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 19, 2008
Action-packed yet intelligent, this takes the very best of the TV show and gives it epic grandeur.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 5, 2007
The elegance of the story is enhanced by the sure direction of Jonathan Frakes, who also plays Commander William Riker.
June 5, 2007
The historic first Trek movie entirely divorced from the original cast is no blot on the franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 5, 2007
A smashingly exciting sci-fi adventure that ranks among the very best in the long-running Paramount franchise.
May 26, 2006
Among the two or three best of the Star Trek films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 5, 2006
It robustly apes James Cameron's Aliens, even down to the head villain, played with kinky boo-hiss relish by Alice Krige, who appears to be channeling equal parts Cameron's Alien Queen and Marlene Dietrich.
April 9, 2005
This film is going to have lots of return viewers and will be one of the more successful of the franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 18, 2005
The best of the Next Generation entries.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 5, 2005
Compared to episodes before and those that followed, this eighth installment of the unkillable series is surprisingly watchable.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
May 6, 2003
One of the better chapters in the long history of this prosperous franchise.
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
November 11, 2002
With its fascinating storyline and its adroit insights into human history, identity, and sexuality Star Trek: First Contact is a winner.
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