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The Best Star Trek Movies 

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This is a list of all 'Star Trek' movies, ranked best to worst by fans, casual critics and people like you. This votable list includes every 'Star Trek' film to date. Certainly, several 'Star Trek' films could be considered among the best space movies. Which one is the greatest ever made? That's decided by voters, so be sure to cast your vote up or down for each film listed. Trekkies, this one's for you. Also: You can re-rank this list of great 'Star Trek' films in any order you want.

Generally speaking, many 'Star Trek' fans consider 1982's 'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan' to be one of the best, if not *the* greatest 'Star Trek' movie ever made. It's hard to deny that this film isn't awesome, with battles between the crew of the starship 'Enterprise' and the evil Khan Noonien Singh.

In recent years, the 'Star Trek' movie franchise has enjoyed a revival, thanks in large part to J.J. Abrams' 2009 movie 'Star Trek' and 2013's 'Star Trek Into Darkness.' Where should these modern era 'Star Trek' movies fall in comparison to the classics? Are they also among the greatest sci-fi movies of all time? History will ultimately decide, but for now, you can - by voting!
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Star Trek: First Contact... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
Patrick Stewart, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard

Released: 1996

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Star Trek: First Contact is a 1996 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the eighth feature film based on Star Trek, and the first film to feature no cast members ...more

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Star Trek II: The Wrath ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Released: 1982

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is a 1982 sci-fi film written by Jack B. Sowards and Nicholas Meyer adn directed by Nicholas Meyer.

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

Released: 1986

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is a 1986 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the fourth feature film based on Star Trek, and is a sequel to Star Trek III: The ...more

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Star Trek VI: The Undisc... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
William Shatner, Kim Cattrall, Leonard Nimoy

Released: 1991

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country is a 1991 American science fiction film. It is the sixth feature film based on Star Trek, is a sequel to Star Trek V: The Final Frontier and was the last ...more

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Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

Released: 2009

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Star Trek is a 2009 science fiction film directed by J. J. Abrams, written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, and produced by Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk. It is the eleventh film based on the ...more

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Star Trek III: The Searc... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
William Shatner, Christopher Lloyd, Leonard Nimoy

Released: 1984

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock is a 1984 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. The film is the third feature film of the Star Trek science fiction franchise and is ...more

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Olivia Peterman added Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve

Released: 2013

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Star Trek Into Darkness is a 2013 American science fiction action film. It is the twelfth installment in the Star Trek franchise and the sequel to 2009's Star Trek. J. J. Abrams directed a ...more

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Star Trek Beyond is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
Valley Forge added Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Idris Elba

Released: July 8, 2016

Directed by: Justin Lin

Star Trek Beyond is a 2016 American science fiction adventure film directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Simon Pegg and Doug Jung, based on the series Star Trek, created by Gene ...more

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Star Trek Generations is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell

Released: 1994

Directed by: David Carson

Star Trek Generations is a 1994 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. Generations is the seventh feature film based on Star Trek, and is the first film in the series to ...more

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Star Trek: The Motion Pi... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

Released: 1979

Directed by: Robert Wise

Star Trek: The Motion Picture is a 1979 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the first film based on Star Trek, the first Star Trek film to star the original cast ...more

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Star Trek: Insurrection ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
Patrick Stewart, Marina Sirtis, LeVar Burton

Released: 1998

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

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Star Trek Nemesis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hardy, Patrick Stewart

Released: 2002

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Star Trek: Nemesis is a 2002 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the tenth feature film in the Star Trek franchise and the last of the Star Trek films to include ...more

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Star Trek V: The Final F... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Star Trek Movies
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

Released: 1989

Directed by: William Shatner

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier is a 1989 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the fifth feature film based on Star Trek, and a sequel to the 1966–1969 Star Trek ...more

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