Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Synopsis
Spock (Leonard Nimoy), Kirk (William Shatner) and Enterprise try to save humpback whales.
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Washington Post

By Rita Kempley
It crackles with comedy, but it's no space cartoon, nor self-lampoon. It's a happy, heartfelt chapter that reunites the original cast with...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is easily the most absurd of the "Star Trek" stories - and yet, oddly enough, it is also the best, the funniest and the most enjoyable...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Michael Wilmington
It has an irresistibly sure touch, an easy command of its audience. It hits the right buttons, strikes the right chords, plays with our...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Star Trek IV, while not a superior effort, is an effective and enjoyable sample of entertainment -- not good science fiction, but a...
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70

Newsweek

By David Ansen
The latest "Star Trek" is the most down-to-earth, and certainly the funniest, movie in the series, further evidence of the show's amazing...
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70

The New York Times

By Janet Maslin
The technical minutiae, the solemn silliness and the preachy tone occasionally sounded here...are all essential to the Star Trek mystique....
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70

Variety

Latest excursion is warmer, wittier, more socially relevant and truer to its TV origins than prior odysseys.
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63

Miami Herald

By Bill Cosford
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is the dopiest and most congenial in the series, an indication that the producers have at last acknowledged...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
There's an easy familiarity and charm in the creased, middle-aged faces of Nimoy, Shatner and DeForest Kelly (the perpetually irascible Dr....
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30

Chicago Reader

By
I suspect the unconverted will want to be beamed up pronto.
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The Voyage Home

By thomsonlogan
Funny,Witty,and overall enjoyable.10/10...

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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 10+ Buoyant, farcical time-travel Enterprise escapade.
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