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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979).
A massive energy cloud advances toward Earth, leaving destruction in its wake, and the Enterprise must intercept it to determine what lies within, and what its intent might be.
Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan (1982).
Khan Noonien Singh, whom Kirk thwarted in his attempt to seize control of the Enterprise fifteen years earlier seeks his revenge and lays a cunning and sinister trap.
Star Trek 3: The Search for Spock (1984).
When McCoy begins acting irrationally, Kirk learns that Spock, in his final moments, transfered his katra
, his living spirit, to the doctor. In order to save McCoy from emotional ruin, Kirk and crew must steal the Enterprise
and violate the quarantine of Genesis to retrieve Spock's body from the rapidly dying planet, in the hopes that body and soul can be rejoined. Bent on obtaining the secret of Genesis for themselves, however, a rogue Klingon and his crew interfere, with deadly consequences.
Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home (1986).
While returning to stand court-martial for their actions in rescuing Spock, Kirk and crew learn that Earth is under the siege of a giant probe transmitting a destructive signal, intended for the long-extinct species of humpback whales. To save the planet, the crew must time-travel back to the 20th century to obtain a mating pair of these whales, along with a biologist to care for them.
Star Trek 5: The Final Frontier (1989).
Spock's half-brother believes he is summoned by God, and hijacks the brand-new (and problem-ridden) Enterprise-A
to take it through the Great Barrier, at the center of the Milky Way, beyond which he believes his maker waits for him. Meanwhile, an ambitious young Klingon captain, seeking vengeance for the deaths of the Klingon crewmen at Genesis, sets his sights on Kirk.
Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country (1991).
After their homeworld is wracked by an environmental disaster, the Klingons attempt to make peace with the Federation. When the Klingon Chancellor is assassinated, the crew of the Enterprise must race against time to uncover a massive conspiracy against the peace process, with plotters from both sides, led by Klingon General Chang, working with each other.
Star Trek Generations (1994).
Picard enlists the services of Kirk, who is presumed long dead but flourishes in an extradimensional realm, to prevent a madman from destroying a star and its planetary system in an attempt to enter that realm.
Star Trek: First Contact (1996).
The Borg attempt to enslave humanity in the past, before First Contact between Terrans and Vulcans; Picard must fight his demons from his assimilation into the Collective as he leads the Enterprise-E back in time to ensure that Zephram Cochrane's first warp test and subsequent meeting of the extraterrestrials take place.
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998).
The crew of the Enterprise
launch a rebellion on the Baku homeworld against Picardĺs superior officer, Admiral Dougherty, and his Son'a cohort, Ru'afo who want to relocate the Baku to gain possession of the medicinal cosmic radiation that floods their planet.
Star Trek Nemesis (2002).
Picard and company must thwart a clone of himself, who has become leader of Romulus and is bent on obtaining a full DNA transplant from Picard, at the cost of the captain's life, as well as the Federation's destruction.
Star Trek (2009).
When Vulcan is destroyed by Romulan thugs from the future, led by Nero, young Kirk and Spock must set aside their differences to prevent Earth from suffering the same fate.