(USA/Germany, 2009, 126 minutes)
Notorious Starfleet cadet James Kirk stows away on the maiden voyage of the starship USS Enterprise in chase of a mysterious Romulan ship with unimaginable capabilities. Extraordinary reboot of a sci-fi franchise long thought dead, reimagined without breaking the series' tradition of smart scripting and attention to character as a no-holds-barred, rollercoaster thrill ride space opera.
Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present a Bad Robot production; produced in association with Mavrocine Pictures. Starring John Cho, Ben Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Winona Ryder, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin; with Eric Bana; and Leonard Nimoy. Directed by J. J. Abrams; produced by J. J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof; screenplay by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, based on the television series created by Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek; music by Michael Giacchino; director of photography (Foto-Kem/DeLuxe, Panavision), Dan Mindel; production designer, Scott Chambliss; costume designer, Michael Kaplan; film editors, Mary Jo Markey, Maryann Brandon; visual effects supervisor, Roger Guyett.