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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $82,258,456Details
International Box Office $56,741,544Details
Worldwide Box Office $139,000,000
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 894 $82,258,456
All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,420 $56,741,544
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,121 $139,000,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

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
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Admiral/Captain James T. Kirk

Supporting Cast

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

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Jerry Goldsmith    Composer

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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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1979/12/07 1 $11,926,421   857 $13,916   $11,926,421 1
1979/12/14 1 $7,215,848 -39% 857 $8,420   $24,289,369 2
1979/12/21 1 $12,075,000 +67% 1,002 $12,051   $39,658,976 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1979/12/07 1 $17,073,521   857 $19,922   $17,073,521 1
1979/12/14 1 $10,510,455 -38% 857 $12,264   $27,583,976 2

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records