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Star Trek: The Motion Picture
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Title: Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Directed by: Robert Wise
Written by: Alan Dean Foster; Harold Livingston
Produced by: Gene Roddenberry; Jon Povill; David C. Fein [1]
Music by: Jerry Goldsmith
Cinematography: Richard H. Kline
Edited by: Todd Ramsay
Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Released: December 7th, 1979
Rating: PG
Running time: 132 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $35,000,000 [2]
Gross: $139,000,000 [3]
Next: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek: The Motion Picture is an American feature film of the science fiction genre. It is the first film based on the popular Star Trek television series, which aired on NBC for three seasons from 1966 to 1969. This is the first of six such movies involving the classic crew, and the first of the first of nine movies to take place in the same continuity. The film was directed by Robert Wise with a screenplay written by Harold Livingston based on a story treatment by Alan Dean Foster. It was produced by Paramount Pictures and premiered theatrically in the United States on December 7th, 1979.


Actor Role
William Shatner Admiral James T. Kirk
Leonard Nimoy Mister Spock
DeForest Kelley Doctor Leonard "Bones" McCoy
James Doohan Commander Montgomery "Scotty" Scott
George Takei Lieutenant Commander Hikaru Sulu
Majel Barrett Doctor Christine Chapel
Walter Koenig Lieutenant Pavel Chekov
Nichelle Nichols Lieutenant Commander Nyota Uhura
Persis Khambatta Lieutenant Ilia
Stephen Collins Commander Willard Decker
Grace Lee Whitney CPO Janice Rand
Mark Lenard Klingon Captain
Billy Van Zandt Alien boy
Roger Aaron Brown Epsilon technician
Gary Faga Airlock technician
David Gautreaux Commander Branch
John D. Gowans Janice Rand's assistant
Howard Itzkowitz Cargo deck ensign
Jon Rashad Kamal Commander Sonak
Marcy Lafferty Chief DiFalco
Michele Ameen Billy Lieutenant
Jeri McBride Technician
Terrence O'Connor Chief Ross
Michael Rougas Lieutenant Cleary
Susan J. Sullivan Vice-Admiral Lori Ciana
Ralph Brannen Crew member
Ralph Byers Crew member
Ivy Lane Crew member
Franklyn Seales Crew member
Momo Yashima Crew member
Jimmie Booth Klingon crewman
Joel Kramer Klingon crewman
Bill McTosh Klingon crewman
Dave Moordigian Klingon crewman
Tom Morga Klingon crewman
Tony Rocco Klingon crewman
Joel Schultz Klingon crewman
Craig Thomas Klingon crewman
Edna Glover Vulcan master
Norman Stuart Vulcan master
Paul Weber Vulcan master
Joshua Gallegos Security officer
Lisa Chess Yeoman
Leslie C. Howard Yeoman
Richard Arnold Crew member
David Gerrold Crew member
William Guest Crew member
Donald J. Long Crew member
Louise Stange-Wahl Crew member on Rec Deck
Bjo Trimble Crew member
Scott Whitney Vulcan medic

Notes & Trivia

See also


The World of Star Trek

Star Trek miscellaneous

External Links


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Star Trek Film Series
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