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Star Trek III: the Search for Spock
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There are no real surprises in this meandering journey to the final frontier, in which Admiral Kirk hijacks the starship
to help in the rejuvenation of the deceased Spock on the planet Genesis. It's a good character-driven story, undermined by Leonard Nimoy's workmanlike direction, a pseudo-mystical ending and an all-pervasive funereal tone that permeates every frame. However, the amazing special effects supply enough wonder and emotional charge to prevent the third big-screen outing from turning into nothing more than a bloated TV episode.
Admiral Kirk and his crew hijack the decommissioned Enterprise to recover the body of their fallen comrade Mr Spock from the planet Genesis. Kirk has learnt that Spock's spirit is still alive, and the Vulcan can be resurrected, but he must also battle a Klingon captain determined to control the planet's mysterious energy. Sci-fi sequel, directed by Leonard Nimoy, with William Shatner, DeForest Kelley and Christopher Lloyd.
Cast & Crew
Admiral James T Kirk
Dr Leonard "Bones" McCoy
James B Sikking
Edited for language.
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