Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Synopsis: In the wake of Spock's ultimate deed of sacrifice, Admiral Kirk and the Enterprise crew return to Earth for some essential repairs to their ship. When they arrive at Spacedock, they are shocked to discover that the Enterprise is to be decommissioned. Even worse, Dr. McCoy begins acting strangely and Scotty has been reassigned to another ship. Kirk is forced to steal back the Enterprise and head across space to the Genesis Planet to save Spock and bring him to Vulcan. Unknown to them, the Klingons are planning to steal the secrets of the Genesis Device for their own deadly purpose.
Director(s): Leonard Nimoy
Production: Paramount Pictures
  1 win & 7 nominations.
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105 min

Don't grieve,


It is logical.

The needs

of the many outweigh...

the needs of the few.

Or the one.

And I have been

and always shall be

your friend.

Live long...

and prosper.

We are assembled

here today

to pay final respects

to our honored dead.

This death takes place

in the shadow of new life,

the sunrise

of a new world,

a world

our beloved comrade

gave his life to protect

and nourish.

He did not feel

this sacrifice

a vain or empty one.

Of my friend,

I can only say this.

Of all the souls

I have encountered

in my travels,

his was the most...


Honors, hup!

Space, the final frontier.

These are

the continuing voyages

of the Starship Enterprise.

Her ongoing mission-

to explore

strange new worlds,

to seek out

new life forms

and new civilizations.

To boldly go

where no man has gone


U.S.S. Enterprise,

Captain 's personal log.

With most of our

battle damage repaired,

we're almost home.

we're almost home.

Yet I feel uneasy,

and I wonder why.

Perhaps it is

the emptiness

of this vessel.

Most of our trainee crew

have been reassigned.

Lieutenant Saavik

and my son David

are exploring

the Genesis planet,

which he helped create.

And Enterprise feels

like a house

with all

the children gone.

No. More empty

even than that.

The death of Spock

is like an open wound.

It seems that

I have left

the noblest

part of myself

back there,

on that newborn planet.

Status, Mr. Sulu.

On course, Admiral.

Estimating space dock

in 2.1 hours.

Mr. Chekov, I'll need

a pre-approach scan.

Take the science

station, please.

Yes, sir.


Any response from Starfleet

on our Genesis inquiries?

No, sir. There

is no response.

That's very odd.


progress report.

It's almost done, sir.

You'll be automated

by the time we dock.

Your timing

is excellent.

You fixed

the barn door

after the horse

has come home.

How much refit time

is needed?

Eight weeks, sir,

but I'll do it in two.

Have you always multiplied

your repair estimates

by a factor of four?

How else can I

keep my reputation

as a miracle worker?

Your reputation

is secure, Scotty.

Mr. Sulu,

take the con.

I'll be

in my quarters.

Aye, sir.


I was wondering,

are they

planning a ceremony

when we get in?

I mean a reception?

A hero's welcome-

is that what you'd like?

God knows

there should be.

We've paid for the party

with our dearest blood.


Steady, boys.

Keep scanning.

I thought you

people were reliable.

Where is he?

He's been here

for some time.

Put me on

hailing frequency.

Commander Kruge.

This is Valkris.

I have purchased the Genesis data.

Ready to transmit.

Well done,

Valkris, well done.

What the hell is-

Disengage cloaking device!

What the hell is-

Disengage cloaking device!

Transmit data.


Transmission completed.

You will find it useful.

Then you have seen it?

I have, my lord.




What the hell's

going on?

When do

I get paid off?

Soon, Captain.

Quite soon.

Success my lord.

And my love.

You will be remembered with honour.


New course, Federation neutral zone.

Feed him!

Yes, my lord.

Approach control,

this is Enterprise,

ready for

docking maneuver.

Enterprise is

cleared to dock.

Lock on.

Systems locked.


you have control.



Enjoy the ride,

and welcome home.

Enterprise confirms.

Would you

look at that.

My friends,

the great experiment...

the Excelsior,

ready for trial runs.

She's supposed to

have transwarp drive.

Aye. And if

my grandmother had wheels,

she'd be a wagon.

Come, come,

Mr. Scott.

Young minds, fresh ideas.

Be tolerant.


doors are closing.

Stand by, umbilical

and gravitational

support systems.

Moorings activated.

All systems standing by.


This is not possible.

Mr. Chekov?

An energy reading

from "C" deck,

from inside

Mr. Spock's quarters.

I ordered Spock's

quarters sealed.

Yes, sir. I sealed

the room myself.

Nevertheless, I'm reading

a life form there.

This entire crew seems on

the edge of obsessive behavior

concerning Mr. Spock.

Sir, security reports the door

to Spock's quarters

has been forced.

I'm on my way.

Mr. Sulu, continue

docking procedure.

Aye, sir.



Help me.

You left me

on Genesis.

Why did

you do that?

Help me.


What the hell

are you doing?

Have you

lost your mind?

Help me, Jim.

Take me home.

Bones, we are.

We are home.

Then perhaps

it's not too late.


the steps, Jim.

Climb the steps

of Mount Seleya.

Mount Seleya?

Bones, Mount Seleya

is on Vulcan.

We're home, on Earth.



docking is completed.

Starfleet Commander Morrow

is on his way

for inspection.

Uhura, get

the medics down here!

Get them now!

You've all done

remarkable service

under the most

difficult conditions.

You'll be receiving


highest commendation,

and more importantly,

extended shore leave.

That is,

all but you, Mr. Scott.

They need your wisdom

on the Excelsior.

Report there tomorrow

as Captain of Engineering.

With all

appreciation, sir,

I'd prefer

to supervise

the refit of


I'm afraid that

won't be necessary.

But, sir...

I'm sorry, Mr. Scott,

but there

will be no refit.


I don't understand.

The Enterprise is not-

Jim, the Enterprise

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Gene Roddenberry

Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter and producer. He is best remembered for creating the original Star Trek television series. Born in El Paso, Texas, Roddenberry grew up in Los Angeles, where his father was a police officer. Roddenberry flew 89 combat missions in the Army Air Forces during World War II, and worked as a commercial pilot after the war. Later, he followed in his father's footsteps and joined the Los Angeles Police Department, where he also began to write scripts for television. As a freelance writer, Roddenberry wrote scripts for Highway Patrol, Have Gun–Will Travel, and other series, before creating and producing his own television series The Lieutenant. In 1964, Roddenberry created Star Trek, which premiered in 1966 and ran for three seasons before being canceled. He then worked on other projects, including a string of failed television pilots. The syndication of Star Trek led to its growing popularity; this, in turn, resulted in the Star Trek feature films, on which Roddenberry continued to produce and consult. In 1987, the sequel series Star Trek: The Next Generation began airing on television in first-run syndication; Roddenberry was heavily involved in the initial development of the series, but took a less active role after the first season due to ill health. He continued to consult on the series until his death in 1991. In 1985, he became the first TV writer with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and he was later inducted by both the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame. Years after his death, Roddenberry was one of the first humans to have his ashes carried into earth orbit. The popularity of the Star Trek universe and films has inspired films, books, comic books, video games, and fan films set in the Star Trek universe. more…

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