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Star Trek Into Darkness 3D Synopsis
An act of terrorism sends Kirk on a mission to capture a powerfully destructive force.

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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The result is a stunningly nervy sequel that vaporizes any worries that Abrams’ terrific 2009 reboot was a fluke.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Into Darkness is a sleek, thrilling epic that's also a triumphantly witty popcorn morality play. It's everything you could want in a Star...
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By Scott Foundas
Markedly grander in scale, although never at the expense of its richly human (and half-human) characters, “Into Darkness” may not boldly go...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Star Trek Into Darkness offers much of what the fans expect and not much of what they don't. This character-driven vehicle is a...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The action is exhilarating, the visual effects spectacular - and spectacularly realized.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Kudos to Abrams for going bigger without going stupid. His set pieces, from an erupting volcano to the hell unleashed over London and...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
All Abrams wants to do is give us a great ride while holding firm to our longstanding emotional investment in these characters.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Spectacular special effects, superbly crafted action sequences, plenty of humor and terrific performances render it a cut above most summer...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The new film works. It's rousing.
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Star Trek Into Darkness gives you an exhilarating, tingle-inducing rush — that rare feeling that comes when a gigantic entertainment is...
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Mostly "Meh" with a few good spots here and there

By bkwheel
After rebooting the Star Trek Universe with 2009's "Star Trek", JJ Abrams and team are back for another round. But, it seems this time, they started writing the script after marathoning TOS and the...

Non stop action/adventure

By Pook-a-Took
Aside from the slight lull towards the beginning of the movie, this show was beyond expectations. This sequel rivals Die Hard 2 (late 80's sequel). It is a fast, building 2 hours. Movie of the year...

Star Trek Set to Stun!

By MedRed
A great movie starts with a great trailer that can get you excited yet give away as little of the actual plot as possible. Kudos to J.J. Abrams for the excellent set up and execution! This movie...

A Stunning Sequel!

By jeff298
Abrams has struck just the right chord with these new treks. The characters turn in "essence" performances while bringing something genuinely new to the material. They constantly nod to the canon,...

Too familiar

By kemolman
Newbie Trekkies will enjoy this and everyone will enjoy the special effects. But veteran Trekkies will find this all too predictable because they have seen it before. The role reversal of Spock and...

Star Trek Into Darkness - A Trekker's Review

By TheCaptain10
This is a must-see movie for Trekkers and anyone of all ages who is into sci-fi movies. It connect the old with the new in a great, relatable independent story. It brings in familiar characters and...

Excellent Star Trek

By m33p
This was a visual and auditory extravaganza from the start to finish, I'd highly recommend the 3d version (unless you hate 3d). It was very well done, the story was fantastic, the acting was great,...

Great Move!

By rfdavis2008
Fun, action packed. Recommend seeing the 3D version. Looking forward to the next sequel ......

Super AWESOME movie!!

By TsnBobSue
Star Trek Into Darkness was a super Awesome movie. It was action packed and had something in it for everyone. People new to Star Trek will LOVE it and if you're already a Trekkie there's a LOT in...


This wasn't the better of the two latest Star Trek movies but it was good. It was loaded with action and suspense and included trivia that was very interesting....

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Rated PG-13 | For Intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Action-packed Star Trek sequel has good story, characters.
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