Back when the first Star Trek feature was released in December 1979, the Trek franchise was still relatively modest, consisting of the original TV series, an animated cartoon series from 1973-74, and a burgeoning fan network around the world. Series creator Gene Roddenberry had conceived a second TV series, but after the success of Star Wars the project was upgraded into this lavish feature film, which reunited the original series cast aboard a beautifully redesigned starship U.S.S. Enterprise. Add
Star Trek The Motion Picture to your DVD collection.
Although Star Trek: The Motion Picture had been a box-office hit, it was by no means a unanimous success with Star Trek fans, who responded much more favorably to the "classic Trek" scenario of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Inspired by the "Space Seed" episode of the original TV series, the film reunites newly promoted Admiral Kirk with his nemesis from the earlier episode--the genetically superior Khan (Ricardo Montalban)--who is now seeking revenge upon Kirk for having been imprisoned on a desolated planet. Their battle ensues over control of the Genesis device, a top-secret Starfleet project enabling entire planets to be transformed into life-supporting worlds. Add
Star Trek II The Wrath of Kahn to your DVD collection.
After the events of Star Trek 2, Kirk and his crew go out to rescue their fallen comrade, Spock. Unfortunately the Genesis planet has become a political hot zone and only science vessels are allowed near it. This doesn't stop Kirk from stealing the Enterprise in order to go there anyways. However a group of Klingons beats him there in order to find out how the genesis device works. Add
Star Trek III The Search for Spock to your DVD collection.
Widely considered the best movie in the "classic Trek" series of feature films, Star Trek IV returns to one of the favorite themes of the original TV series, time travel, to bring Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Scotty, Sulu, Uhura, and Chekov from the 23rd century to present-day San Francisco. In their own time, the Starfleet heroes encounter an alien probe emitting a mysterious message, a message delivered in the song of the long extinct Earth species of humpback whales. Failure to respond to the probe will result in Earth's destruction, so Kirk and company time-travel to 20th-century Earth in their captured Klingon starship to transport a humpback whale to the future in an effort to peacefully communicate with the alien probe. Add
Star Trek IV The Voyage Home to your DVD collection.
Star Trek V left us nowhere to go but up, and with the return of Star Trek II director Nicholas Meyer, Star Trek VI restored the movie series to its classic blend of space opera, intelligent plotting, and engaging interaction of stalwart heroes and menacing villains. Borrowing its subtitle (and several lines of dialogue) from Shakespeare, the movie finds Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his fellow Enterprise crew members on a diplomatic mission to negotiate peace with the revered Klingon Chancellor Gorkon (David Warner). When the high-ranking Klingon and several officers are ruthlessly murdered, blame is placed on Kirk and McCoy. Add
Star Trek The Undiscovered Country to your DVD collection.
Star Trek: Generations unites Capt. Kirk (William Shatner) and Capt. Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) in a time-jumping race to stop a madman's quest for heavenly contentment. When a mysterious energy coil called the Nexus nearly damages the newly christened U.S.S. Enterprise-B, the just-retired Capt. Kirk is lost and presumed dead. But he's actually been trapped in the timeless purgatory of the Nexus, an idyllic state of being described by the mystical Guinan (Whoopi Goldberg) as "pure joy." Picard must convince Kirk to leave this artificial comfort zone and confront Dr. Soran (Malcolm McDowell), the madman who will threaten billions of lives to be reunited with the addictive pleasure of the Nexus. Add
Star Trek Generations to your DVD collection.
The Borg have traveled back in time to Earth 2063 in an attempt to alter the future. The Enterprise follows to try to undo the damage to the timeline and ensure that the inventor of warp drive (played by James Cromwell) will successfully carry out his pioneering warp-drive flight and precipitate Earth's "first contact" with an alien race. Meanwhile the seductive Borg queen (Alice Krige) holds Lt. Data (Brent Spiner) hostage in an effort to sabotage their plan. Add
Star Trek First Contact to your DVD collection.
Picard (Patrick Stewart) and the Enterprise travel to a Shangri-la-like planet to see why their android crewmate Data (Brent Spiner) has run amuck in a village full of peaceful Ba'ku artisans. But, there's a conspiracy afoot, masterminded by a devious alien, Ru'afo (F. Murray Abraham), and a renegade Starfleet admiral (Anthony Zerbe). Their plan violates Starfleet's Prime Directive of noninterference and it's up to Picard and crew to stop the scheme. Add
Star Trek Insurrection to your DVD collection.
Picard (Patrick Stewart) and his Enterprise-E crew encounter Shinzon (Tom Hardy), a younger clone of Picard, rejected by the Romulans as the human weapon of an abandoned conspiracy. Raised on the nocturnal Romulan sister planet Remus, Shinzon now plots revenge against Romulus and Earth but needs Picard's blood to carry out his scheme. Add
Star Trek Nemesis to your DVD collection.
The greatest adventure of all time begins with Star Trek, the incredible story of a young crew's maiden voyage onboard the most advanced starship ever created: the U.S.S. Enterprise. On a journey filled with action, comedy and cosmic peril, the new recruits must find a way to stop an evil being whose mission of vengeance threatens all of mankind. This reimagining of Star Trek delivers great action, and great surprises as these iconic and familiar characters are reintroduced and played by new actors. Add
Star Trek to your DVD collection.
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. Add
Star Trek Into Darkness to your DVD collection.
The Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. Add
Star Trek Beyond to your DVD collection.