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facts to know about Star Trek

My initial reaction after seeing the different youtube promotion videos of  “Star Trek Into Darkness” has been that this movie will lead to ” A new age audience loving the new Star Trek”.  Based on some Rave reviews abroad, I think it is definitely going to mint money.

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Directed by Justin Lin, the thirteenth film in the Star Trek film franchise and the third installment in the reboot series after Star Trek Into Darkness , Star Trek Beyond has finally released on July 22. Pitched as Best in the Star Trek series, this movie has released in India with tough competitions from movies like Rajinikanth’s eagerly awaited “Kabali” and Irfan’s movie “Maadari”.

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The film director and writers have put their best imagination & creativity to take things beyond just blowing high end gadgets in a vivid style. The biggest responsibility of any director creating franchise movies lies in the fact that the charm of original Star Trek’s need to be kept in the characters along with the connect to today’s worlds so that audiences especially the younger generation love it.

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This movie has a good blend of interesting escapades, sharp conversations, dazzling CGI, and much more. The kind of blend is a proof of mark from director Justin Lin and his team.

Below is an interesting Box Office History for Star Trek Movies (source : http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/franchise/Star-Trek#tab=summary)


Release Date Movie Production
Box Office
Box Office
Dec 7, 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture $35,000,000 $11,926,421 $82,258,456 $139,000,000
Jun 4, 1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan $12,000,000 $14,347,221 $78,912,963 $95,800,000
Jun 1, 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock $18,000,000 $16,673,229 $76,471,046 $87,000,000
Nov 26, 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home $24,000,000 $16,881,888 $109,713,132 $133,000,000
Jun 9, 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier $30,000,000 $17,375,648 $52,210,049 $70,200,000
Dec 6, 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country $27,000,000 $18,162,837 $74,888,996 $96,900,000
Nov 18, 1994 Star Trek: Generations $38,000,000 $23,116,394 $75,671,262 $120,000,000
Nov 22, 1996 Star Trek: First Contact $46,000,000 $30,716,131 $92,027,888 $150,000,000
Dec 11, 1998 Star Trek: Insurrection $70,000,000 $22,052,836 $70,187,658 $117,800,000
Dec 13, 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis $60,000,000 $18,513,305 $43,254,409 $67,312,826
May 8, 2009 Star Trek $140,000,000 $79,204,289 $257,730,019 $385,680,446
May 15, 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness $190,000,000 $70,165,559 $228,778,661 $467,381,584
Jul 22, 2016 Star Trek Beyond $185,000,000 $0 $0
Totals $875,000,000 $1,242,104,539 $1,930,074,856
Averages $67,307,692 $28,261,313 $103,508,712 $160,839,571



About Director – Star Trek Beyond

Justin Lin was born in Taiwan and grew up in US.  He is renowned for his work in the movies like “Better Luck Tomorrow” and “Fast and Furious (3-6)”. Apart from movies,  Lin has also directed famous Television serials like “NBC comedy series Community”, “True Detective” etc.



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