Star Trek: The IMAX Experience Synopsis
Chronicles the early days of the starship Enterprise and her crew (Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto).

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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
In the pop high it delivers, this is the greatest prequel ever made.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The new Star Trek is more than a coat of paint on a space-age wagon train. It's an exciting, stellar-yet-earthy blast that successfully...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
Paced at warp speed with spectacular action sequences rendered brilliantly and with a cast so expert that all the familiar characters are...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The clever and infectious reboot of the amazingly enduring sci-fi classic, director J.J. Abrams crafts an origin myth that avoids any hint...
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By Bob Mondello
It's hard to imagine anyone caring much why we're plunging ahead at warp speed, when the ride is so insanely satisfying.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Star Trek goes back to the legend's roots with a boldness that brings a fatigued franchise back to life.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The result is more exciting than the last four ST pictures put together, more fun than a barrel of Tribbles, and the most satisfying...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A burst of pure filmmaking exhilaration that manages to pay homage to the classic 1960s TV series and still boldly go where no man, William...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
At its best, the effect is like seeing life panoramically, past and future, simultaneous and magnificent.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
When it comes to sheer spectacle, Star Trek, as re-imagined by J.J. Abrams, delivers.
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Brand new captain J.J. Abrams gives Star Trek all she's got. And it works!

By frodohana
So I got a chance to see a pre-screening of this film in IMAX and WOW. I have never really been a Star Trek fan but growing up in America, one can't help but catch a Trek episode or movie at some...

This Year's Iron man!

By scooley414
I was not a big star trek fan going into the movie but I have to say that I think I might have been turned into one. I clapped 3 times throughout the movie which is not a regular kind of outburst...

Read Sequal, is a GO ! ! ! by me , movie sequal

By jetcinjim
alot of info in my previous rating. Awesome. . . You will like it this movie.........

Must See

By kocksucker
This movie was great. The only thing I did not like is how I had to spend 30.50 to view this movie on imax and I did not see any significate difference, (although I have not seen this movie on a...

Five Word Review

By redyeah
Crazy fun for sci-fi flick...

MUST GO!!!!!!!!!!!!

By xmountie23
I cant say enough about this movie! It was amazing and I can say that I was sad when it was over! The characters were perfect and the storyline was very good. This no doubtably will be one of the...

It was a mindless action movie with no soul.

There was no reason to care about the characters or the world they inhabited. There was no sense of optimism, and no sense of wonder or exploration and discovery. There was no character drama, no...

Star Trek: The IMAX Experience

By arienrhod
Oh my goodness where do I start! I have watched Star Trek since it was a new show in the 60s. Always been a fan (not a fanatic). My son could never get into it with me. Really wasn't blown away by...

Loved the film...and also felt ripped off over the "IMAX Experience"

By numbersix6
In all respects, this film was the best Trek ever. Great action, effects, and story. My only gripe was with the premium fee tagged onto the ticket by AMC-Loews Theatres. I have seen IMAX films in...

Jim, it's alive!

By abugdoc
Excellent, must see. Abrams new vison of Star Trek is 20/20. Well explained alternate reality with enough reference to TOS to make the fan still feel at home but yet still wishing to see more of...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For brief sexual content, violence and sci-fi action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Classic franchise gets new life; OK for older kids.
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