Star Trek: First Contact Synopsis
Picard and the others try to stop the half-robot Borg from sabotaging a rocket flight in 2063.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Certainly the best in its technical credits, and among the best in the ingenuity of its plot.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
By the time Worf (Michael Dorn), knocking off a slimy attacker, growls a Schwarzeneggerish ''Assimilate this!'' we've already done so, with...
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75

San Francisco Examiner

Even those unfamiliar with the entire "Star Trek" phenomenon (it's now been 30 years since the original TV show sprang from the fertile mind...
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75

TV Guide

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Like most Trek movies, it's a bit talky and a bit thin, unless you come to it with an extensive background gleaned from the series. But...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The fine quality of the new film is good news for anyone disappointed by "Star Trek Generations," which got the new "Star Trek" feature...
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Note this in your Starlog: Tacky toupees are out. Chrome domes are in. And not only is the future in safe hands, so is the "Star Trek"...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
First time director Jonathan Frakes (who also plays Riker, the Enterprise's second-in-command) injects some badly-needed energy and...
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60

Empire

By Angie Errigo
Unfortunately, left alone on the big screen, distinctly thin characterisation and a plot that looks like a distended television episode,...
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The action is carefully calculated to captivate a wide audience while allowing hard-core trekkies to savor nuances of plot and personality.
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Not in itself a bad thing -- the "Star Trek" films have long come under friendly fire for being too heavy on the philosophizing and not...
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You must see this movie!

By jonny jon jones
One of the absolute very best Star Trek movies out there! You must rent it if you have not seen it in a theater. I would prefer you to see this movie in an IMAX 3D theater....

First Contact

By thomsonlogan
An improvement from the first,fun,witty,and full of those BORGS! Resistance is futile. Only complaint is no Whoopi....

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Sci-Fi Adventure Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 11 & under Intense, gory Starfleet adventure earns series' first PG-13.
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