Star Trek Into Darkness Movie

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Who's Involved:

Simon Pegg, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Alex Kurtzman, David Ellison, Noel Clarke, Damon Lindelof, Peter Weller, Robert Orci, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Bryan Burk

Release Date:

Friday, May 17, 2013 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 hrs, 9 m

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Star Trek Into Darkness Plot: What's the story?

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. 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. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Star Trek Into Darkness?

  1. Paramount Pictures will release the first 9 minutes from Star Trek Into Darkness at 500 digital IMAX 3D theatres on December 14th.
  2. Several key sections of the film that feature big action set pieces have been captured with IMAX cameras. The IMAX release of Star Trek Into Darkness will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology.
  3. The twelfth film in the Star Trek franchise and the sequel to 2009's Star Trek.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Star Trek Into Darkness?

A look at the Star Trek Into Darkness behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director J.J. Abrams last directed Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The film's writer Roberto Orci last wrote The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Cowboys and Aliens.


J.J. Abrams


J.J. Abrams
Bryan Burk
David Ellison
Alex Kurtzman
Damon Lindelof

Production Timeline: When did the Star Trek Into Darkness come together?

On or about April 24, 2013 • The film was in Completed status.

MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

On or about May 9, 2012 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about January 15, 2012 • The film was in Production status.

On or about June 10, 2011 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about March 31, 2009 • The film was in Development status.

Star Trek Into Darkness Release Date: When was it released?

Star Trek Into Darkness was released in 2013 on Friday, May 17, 2013 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Black Rock, Augustine and The English Teacher. 2D; 3D
United States
May 15, 2013 Limited IMAX 3D
United States
May 17, 2013 Nationwide 2D; 3D
May 17, 2013

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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