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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $82,258,456Details
International Box Office $56,741,544
Worldwide Box Office $139,000,000
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
45% - Rotten
42% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 7th, 1979 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG for sci-fi action and mild language.
Franchise: Star Trek
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Keywords: Visual Effects
Source:Based on TV
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction


   Admiral/Captain James T. Kirk
Leonard Nimoy    Commander Spock
DeForest Kelley    Commander Leonard 'Bones' McCoy, M.D.
James Doohan    Commander Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott
George Takei    Lieutenant Commander Hikaru Sulu
Walter Koenig    Lieutenant Pavel Chekov
Nichelle Nichols    Lieutenant Commander Nyota Uhura
Majel Barrett    Dr. Christine Chapel
Grace Lee Whitney    CPO Janice Rand
Stephen Collins    Captain/Cmdr. Willard 'Will' Decker
Faran Tahir    Capt. Robau

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Jerry Goldsmith

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for April 30th, 2013

April 30th, 2013

Like I mentioned last week, this week the biggest release on the home market is Silver Linings Playbook, while there are a couple other sizable releases, like Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season Three on Blu-ray. However, you quickly run into filler as you look down the list. Fortunately, Silver Linings Playbook is such a great movie that the Blu-ray Combo Pack would be Pick of the Week material, even during a busy week. It is not the only contender for that title. Even sight unseen, Kyatto-Ninden Teyandee Complete Series Megaset comes a close second, while Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season Three earned that title last week. More...

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1979/12/07 1 $11,926,421   857 $13,916   $11,926,421 3
1979/12/14 1 $7,215,848 -39% 857 $8,420   $24,289,369 10
1979/12/21 1 $12,075,000 +67% 1,002 $12,051   $39,658,976 17

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