Star Trek Beyond

August 16th, 2016


Star Trek Beyond

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The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

Release Year: 2016

Rating: 7.8/10 (9,534 voted)

Critic's Score: 70/100

Director: Justin Lin

Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban

The first leg of the USS Enterprise's five year mission takes them into uncharted territory. There the Enterprise is nearly destroyed and strands Kirk and his crew on a remote planet with no means of communication. Kirk must then work with the elements to reunite his crew and get back to Earth.

Writers: Simon Pegg, Doug Jung

Chris Pine - Captain James T. Kirk
Zachary Quinto - Commander Spock
Karl Urban - Doctor 'Bones' McCoy
Zoe Saldana - Lieutenant Uhura
Simon Pegg - Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott
John Cho - Sulu
Anton Yelchin - Chekov
Idris Elba - Krall
Sofia Boutella - Jaylah
Joe Taslim - Manas
Lydia Wilson - Kalara
Deep Roy - Keenser
Melissa Roxburgh - Ensign Syl
Anita Brown - Tyvanna
Doug Jung - Ben


Official Website: Official Site

Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 22 July 2016

Filming Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Box Office Details

Budget: $185,000,000 (estimated)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?

This will be the second time that Star Trek and Star Wars have released movies in the same year, alongside the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016). The first time this happened was in 2002, with the releases of Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) and Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002). See more »

NX class USS Franklin was referred to as the first Warp 4 vessel, even though the earlier USS Enterprise NX-01 was the first Warp 5 vessel. See more »


User Review


Rating: 8/10

*At first i have to apologize: Sorry for the bad English, I am not a native speaker.*

I am a big fan of the Star Trek Series and when I was young I loved the old series and movies. When in 2009 the first "new" Star Trek movie arrived I was excited about the good cast and the intelligent Plot. The second one doesn't have this tricky intelligent story the first film has, but was also a good movie. The Third one with the sub title "Beyond" is unfortunately more like the second movie, but pro's first and here we go. Star Trek Beyond from director Justin Lin, who is known for Fast and Furious, bring some good action on the big screen. In "loud" moments Lin is in his element. Lin knows how to make some good dynamic action scenes. My personal Highlight is the Enterprise fighting scene with Beastie Boys – Sabotage underlaid. This part of the movie is very entertaining and in these points the movie has his great strength. Also so the Cast is very lovely and with Sofia Boutella as Jaylah there is another coherent likable character. The whole cast perfectly matched and I hope to see all of these guys back in Star Trek 4 (a silent minute for Anton Yelchin, Rest in Piece!). So the action is strong, the cast is strong, whats wrong with the movie? Why it is not a 10/10 for me? So I think the story is the first problem for me. I can't help me, but the whole story is for me more a reason to go beyond different places, then a real continuation of the Star Trek saga. The hole film feels like a episode of the series but in a negative way. There is a bad guy who is bad and good guys who are good. Lin just manages not quite the whole to give it more depth and make the plot more interesting. I don't want to Spoil anybody, but the motivation of the antagonist is not very resourceful in my opinion. We all know why Captain Kirk and his crew do what they do, but there enemy is a little bit "flat". Maybe I don't get it right now or doesn't understand the big point and when I see this movie a second time I will find it, but for now Beyond has the weakest Plot. The second Point is very subjective, but for me the tracking shots were a bit to fast so that the motion blur make some whole scene not pleasant. Maybe the 3D supports this effect, but the many "moving the camera" in a circle about objects and characters were a bit too much. I never become Motion sick in any Movie. I saw the movie "Hardcore Henry" without motion sickness, but in Beyond there were some moments I have to close my eyes. With 48 frames per second I think this problem would be fixed, but with cinematic 24 frames a second it was not perfect in my opinion. Otherwise you become a typical Star Trek movie and it is fun to watch it. I think it is a Cinema Cinema Film, so watch it on the Big screen with good sound. So guys please don't hate me, but in my opinion this is the weakest one of all 3 Movies. Please don't get me wrong. "Beyond" is not a bad movie, but it stands like "into darkness" in the shadow of the brilliant first "new" Star Trek movie. So the "genre-rating" for fans is around 8.5. For everybody else it is a solid 7. So all in all it's a 7.75 what we can round up to 8/10.


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