Star Trek IV - The Voyage Home Reviews

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April 8, 2019
The marching orders here were for a romp, and a romp they produced.
September 7, 2016
If most movies today are doomed to be sure-fire, presold properties--with ideas leached from our recent TV or cinematic past--let's hope they're all as good at the game as "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home."
May 23, 2013
A bit flimsy to be legitimately counted as "great" Star Trek, but aware enough of its characters and their attachments to each other and the audience that it's "fun" Star Trek.
December 15, 2010
Buoyant, farcical time-travel Enterprise escapade.
April 3, 2009
...Kirk has finally reached his full lounge lizard potential (it's as if the comedy has freed him from his remaining inhibitions).
July 5, 2008
the bad guys... are really my countrymen so... still great though
May 19, 2008
The eco-themes are writ large, but are saved from smacking of cringe-worthy earnestness by the good humour of the whole endeavour.
May 19, 2008
Latest excursion is warmer, wittier, more socially relevant and truer to its TV origins than prior odysseys.
December 11, 2007
June 6, 2007
By far the silliest and most self-mocking of the series.
June 6, 2007
I suspect the unconverted will want to be beamed up pronto.
April 8, 2006
It's a lightweight, entertaining, relentlessly mainstream action-farce. A high old time, no question. Too bad it's such lousy Star Trek. Here's where the series 'jumped the shark' -- and found that it was a whale.
January 26, 2006
Kirk & Co return to present-day San Francisco to save the whales in the most enjoyable film of the series so far, also returning to the simplistic morality-play format that gave the original TV series its strength.
June 26, 2005
March 8, 2005
December 7, 2004
November 8, 2004
one of the more entertaining Trek outings
June 30, 2004
April 3, 2004
Allows the characters and relationships shine, but whales?
January 30, 2004
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