Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Rated PG 113 minutes 1982

In this second Star Trek feature (1982), the crew of the Enterprise confronts middle age in a plot that makes very little literal sense but is packed with pertinent life-out-of-death, Waste Land imagery: a 200-year-old heavy (Ricardo Montalban) living on a barren planet, a secret project code-named “Genesis” that can turn deserts into tropical jungles, Captain Kirk wearing specs and rediscovering his long-lost family. If only director Nicholas Meyer had grasped the implications of his tale more fully and enthusiastically, this might have become a classic piece of cornball SF poetry, but as it stands the tepid acting and one-set claustrophobia take a heavy toll. With William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, and Paul Winfield.

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Official Site: www.startrek.com/library/episodes_movies.asp?ID=69042

Director: Nicholas Meyer

Writer: Jack B. Sowards

Producer: Harve Bennett, William Phillips and Robert Sallin

Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Ricardo Montalban, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Kirstie Alley, Bibi Besch, Merritt Butrick and Paul Winfield

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