10cf746e54 When a skeptical Kirk inquires, "What does God need with a starship?", the entity attacks him in retribution. The land. ^ a b Shatner & Kreski, 221. The Miami Herald. Error Please try again! Added to Your Check-Ins. As had been the case with Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, this film sports a rare instance of Trek product placement. Sybok reveals the hostage situation was a ruse to lure a starship to Nimbus III.
However, not being written by him personally, all subsequent movies were vehemently resisted by Roddenberry nonetheless, especially The Final Frontier, going even as far as having his attorney Leonard Maizlish prepare legal procedures against Shatner. McCoy is watching with binoculars from a safe distance while cursing Kirk's "irresponsibility" for climbing the mountain. p.13. 2:16 pm Its the 25th Anniversary of the Worst Star Trek Movie Ever Photo courtesy Paramount Pictures Today marks the 25th anniversary of a dark day for Star Trek fandom: the release of Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, or to give it its proper name, The Worst Star Trek Movie That Isnt Star Trek Into Darkness. CBS Entertainment. With a stretched budget and short timeframe, Winter had to look elsewhere. To save time and money, he planned to create as many effects as he could either on stage, or through camera trickery. While The Final Frontier initially looked like it might have been able to shake off being a crappy movie—it was number one at the box office in its first week, making more money than The Voyage Home in its opening weekend—bad word of mouth and poor reviews quickly caught up with it, and it ended up leaving theaters after only 10 weeks, the shortest run of any Trek movie to date. Its tempting to point to The Final Frontier as a cursed project from the start, and one that should have been left to fail quietly for the good of everyone involved.