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Star Trek Into Darkness: An IMAX 3D Experience Synopsis
With Starfleet destroyed, Capt. Kirk leads a hunt to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.

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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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Variety

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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Probably One of the Greatest 3D + IMAX Experience to Date!!

By thesilentcat4
To start off, I really liked the first Star Trek movie by J.J., so my expectations for this one were pretty high. Man, I did not know it would be so much more than what I expected! This is what a...

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...

Hot!

By rickfazio
Loved it! the cast was amazing! The diversity of the crew reminded me of how groundbreaking the original series was way back then! Sexy, Special effects frickin awesome! Story line and villin again...

WOW!

By doglovers4
As a diehard Trekker from the time the original series first aired in the 1960s, I'm always more than picky about anything newly produced. I did not need to worry about this film, however, as it is...

I am not a Star Trek fan but the movie was AWESOME!

By bonjovi girl
I got the tickets for my husband who is a fan and he wants to go again. The special effects were awesome and the sound system blew me away. I didn't understand parts of the movie but I am not a fan...

"Space Seed" Reimagined.

By ctmcclain
While Benedict Cumberbatch's performance was very effective. I believe it was too soon in this series to do a story about Khan. Is this "Wrath of Khan"?!...Not exactly. The story told here in...

STAR TREK

By rfullilove
I have to join the ranks of all those reviewers who expected great things from this film and got so much more than what was expected. Plotting, special effects, pace...it had everything. As an IMAX...

Better than the first!!!!!

By lyssa0128
I always worry about sequels....so many times they just can't stack up to the first, but this one DOES! And in a BIG way. Really brings in so many ties to the original Star Trek. Definitely GO and if...

Star Trek Into Darkness

By diamondfire08
I liked Star Trek as a TV series as something extra to watch late at night when I'm in a sci fi kind of mood. When I saw the preview for this one I thought ok there seems to be something good here...

Startrek into darkness

By dr kathy
Non stop action that was fantastic! Loved the movie and the 3d was spectacular. It was a nice vignette to see Spock with a love interest. I was on the edge of my seat the entire show....

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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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