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‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ Returning To Theaters For 40th Anniversary
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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the theatrical release of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, which saw the crew of TV’s Star Trek make the leap onto the big screen. Now, Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures is bringing the film back to theaters nationwide for 2 days only this September.

Theaters nationwide will be showing the film on Sunday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 18, 2019, and will include a screening of the behind-the-scenes documentary short “The Longest Trek: Writing the Motion Picture.”

The 1979 film was the first time the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise appeared on the big screen after their 3-season television series run in the 1960s and saw actors William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, and Walter Koenig back together for an all-new space adventure. Directed by Robert Wise, Star Trek: The Motion Picture launched the franchise’s long-running film series and earned three Academy Award nominations, including Best Visual Effects, Best Art Direction, and Best Music, Original Score.

Beginning Friday, August 2, 2019, you can get your tickets for the special screenings of Star Trek: The Motion Picture at participating theater box offices or online at (search for the participating U.S. theaters listings in your area).

Star Trek: The Motion Picture is available on DVD and Blu-ray, as well as bundled in the Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection Blu-ray Box Set, which includes all six of the Star Trek films with the original cast.

In 1979, the Starship Enterprise flew its very first big-screen mission in “Star Trek””The Motion Picture,” and to mark the film’s 40th anniversary, Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures will bring this awe-inspiring adventure back to movie theaters for two days only, on September 15 and 18. In its first nationwide cinema release since the film premiered in December 1979, the original theatrical cut of “Star Trek””The Motion Picture” will include the film’s soaring overture by famed composer Jerry Goldsmith. Preceding the film, this special presentation will also feature the behind-the-scenes documentary short “The Longest Trek: Writing the Motion Picture.”


Star Trek: The Motion Picture 40th anniversary poster

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