STAR TREK VI: UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY (Theatrical Release USA 1991)


Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.8|5.0 Starsììì

Star Trek VI: Undiscovered Country—not about a search for an unknown country—covers the rest of the story that began with Star Trek III, the attempts to make peace with the Klingon. Episode VI does not have the entertainment value of episodes IV and V, but establishes its value in carrying the story forward. The scenes of the court trials against Captain Kirk and Dr. McCoy are interesting. The ending of their trial has good, memorable scenes of snowy asteroids and Rura Penthe Mines. The storyline is solid. The conclusion good. The characters have been so firmly established that the character depth is there so audiences who appreciate the Star Trek stories will not be disappointed.

Storyline

A Klingon assassination is blamed on Doctor McCoy and Captain Kirk.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Nicholas Meyer for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producer Leonard Nimoy for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Kirk (William Shatner), Spock (Leonard Nimoy), McCoy (DeForest Kelley), Scotty (James Doohan), Chekov (Walter Koenig), Uhura (Nichelle Nichols), Sulu (George Takei), Lieutenant Valeris (Kim Cattrall), Sarek (Mark Lenard), Excelsior Communications Officer (Grace Lee Whitney), Admiral Cartwright (Brock Peters), Chief in Command (Leon Russom), and Federation President (Kurtwood Smith).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. It works as a lunch watch. The sequel film, Star Trek VII: Generations, introduces Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart).

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