Star Trek Into Darkness

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Visually spectacular and suitably action packed, Star Trek Into Darkness is a rock-solid installment in the venerable sci-fi franchise, even if it's not as fresh as its predecessor.

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In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes 'Star Trek Into Darkness.' When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. (c) Paramount

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Cast

Chris Pine
as James T. Kirk
Karl Urban
as Leonard ''Bones'' McCoy
Simon Pegg
as Scotty
Anton Yelchin
as Pavel Checkov
Bruce Greenwood
as Christopher Pike
Amanda Foreman
as Ensign Brackett
Alice Eve
as Carol Marcus
Benedict Cumberbatch
as John Harrison
Leonard Nimoy
as Spock Prime
Noel Clarke
as Thomas Harewood
Nazneen Contractor
as Rima Harewood
Jay Scully
as Lieutenant Chapin
Jonathan Dixon
as Ensign Froman
Aisha Hinds
as Navigation Officer Darwin
Joseph Gatt
as Science Officer 0718
Jeremy Raymond
as Lead Nibiran
Tony Guma
as Nibiran
Beau Billingslea
as Captain Abbot
Deep Roy
as Keenser
Anjini Azhar
as Lucille Harewood
Chris Hemsworth
as George Kirk
Jennifer Morrison
as Winona Kirk
Seth Ayott
as U.S.S. Enterprise Shuttle Ensign
Marco Sanchez
as Torpedo Security
Lee Reherman
as Uniformed Mercenary
Scott Lawrence
as U.S.S. Vengeance Officer
Usman Ally
as U.S.S. Vengeance Officer
Nolan North
as U.S.S. Vengeance Bridge Officer
James Hiroyuki Liao
as U.S.S. Vengeance Bridge Officer
Rob Moran
as U.S.S. Vengeance Ensign
Berit Francis
as Starfleet Admiral
Akiva Goldsman
as Starfleet Admiral
Benjamin P. Binswanger
as Starfleet Admiral
Christopher Doohan
as Transport Officer
Andy Demetrio
as U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Gianna Simone
as U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Rene Rosado
as U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew
Jacquelynn King
as U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew
Tran Duy Long
as U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Ningning Deng
as U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Jodi Johnston
as U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Crew Member
Jeffrey Chase
as U.S.S. Enterprise Security
Monisola Akiwowo
as U.S.S. Enterprise Nurse
Paul K. Daniel
as Shuttle Pilot
Ser'Darius Blain
as U.S.S. Enterprise Red Shirt
Melissa Paulo
as Bar Girl
David Waite
as U.S.S. Enterprise Crew
Cynthia Addai-Robinson
as San Francisco Woman
Drew Grey
as San Francisco Bar Patron
Douglas Weng
as U.S.S. Vengeance Security
Charlie Haugk
as San Francisco Resident
Max Chernov
as San Francisco Resident
Marc Primiani
as San Francisco Resident
Jesper Inglis
as San Francisco Resident
Jacob Rhodes
as Nibiru Child
Kentucky Rhodes
as Nibiru Child
Eric Greitens
as Starfleet Ceremonial Guard
Melissa Steinman
as Starfleet Ceremonial Guard
Adam McCann
as Starfleet Ceremonial Guard
Jon Orvasky
as Starfleet Ceremonial Guard
Gerald W. Abrams
as Starfleet Memorial Admiral
James H. McGrath, Jr.
as Starfleet Memorial Admiral
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Critic Reviews for Star Trek Into Darkness

All Critics (280) | Top Critics (54)

  • Most of the logic has leached away from this movie, and with it half of the fun.

    May 20, 2013 | Full Review…
  • Happily, there's a good deal of fun if you like things crashing violently into each other and out of warp-drive at regular intervals.

    May 18, 2013 | Full Review…

    Bob Mondello

    NPR
    Top Critic
  • For all its chasing and falling and fighting-and the movie supplies a great deal of each-Star Trek Into Darkness is at its best when the Enterprise crew are merely bickering and bantering among themselves: less space opera than soap opera.

    May 17, 2013 | Full Review…
  • The conceptual sci-fi of the original series is nowhere to be found, though you might enjoy watching the skinny young actors approximate their counterparts from the 60s; Chris Pine is especially good as Captain Kirk.

    May 17, 2013 | Full Review…
  • While the action is often electric, it's the relationships that matter. That, and a lippy regard for a cultural legacy.

    May 16, 2013 | Full Review…
  • The film is, for whatever else it might be, one of the funniest of the Star Trek entries.

    May 16, 2013 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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