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Star Trek (movie)

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Star Trek
Directed byJ. J. Abrams
Written by
  • Roberto Orci
  • Alex Kurtzman
Based onStar Trek
by Gene Roddenberry
Produced by
  • J. J. Abrams
  • Damon Lindelof
CinematographyDan Mindel
Edited by
  • Mary Jo Markey
  • Maryann Brandon
Music byMichael Giacchino
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release dates
  • April 7, 2009 (2009-04-07) (Sydney Opera House)
  • May 8, 2009 (2009-05-08) (United States)
Running time
127 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$150 million[2]
Box office$385.7 million[2]

Star Trek is a 2009 science fiction movie directed by J. J. Abrams and made by Paramount Pictures. It is a reboot of the original Star Trek television series. It allows for massive changes in the storyline because of time traveling, which let its creators take the franchise in a new direction while still being faithful to the existing canon.

The movie is about the characters of the original series Star Trek: The Original Series, as they meet and assemble for the first time on the USS Enterprise. Together, they must fight a Romulan named Nero, who is from the future.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Star Trek". British Board of Film Classification. April 9, 2009. Archived from the original on March 23, 2013. Retrieved May 22, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Star Trek (2009)". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on December 13, 2010. Retrieved December 12, 2010.

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