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Picard and his crew travel back in time to Earth in the year 2063 to protect Zefram Cochrane from the Borg who are trying to stop his maiden warp flight, which would in turn stop first contact with the Vulcans from happening. To preserve history and the march of technological innovation, Picard and his crew must defeat the Borg aboard the Enterprise and save Cochrane's life.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Commander William T. Riker
Lieutenant Commander Data
Lieutenant Commander Geordi la Forge
Lieutenant Commander Worf
Dr. Beverley Crusher
The Borg: We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctivness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile.
Picard: (the Enterprise has been ordered not to engage the Borg) I'm about to commit a direct violation of our orders. Any of you who wish to object should do so now. It will be noted in my log.
Data: Captain, I believe I speak for everyone here, sir, when I say... to hell with our orders.
Picard: I think our goal should be to puncture one of the plasma coolant tanks. Data?
Data: Excellent idea. Plasma coolant will liquify organic material on contact.
Worf: But the Borg are not entirely organic.
Picard: True. But like all cybernetic life forms, they cannot survive without their organic counterparts.
Data: Captain, I believe I am experiencing anxiety. It is an intriguing sensation. A most distracting--
Picard: Data, I'm sure it's a fascinating experience, but perhaps you should deactivate your emotion chip for now.
Data: Good idea, sir. [BEEP] Done.
Picard: Data, there are times when I envy you.
Picard: Good, they haven't broken the encryption code yet.
Lily: Who? Those bionic zombies you told me about. The--
Lily: Borg. Sounds Swedish.
Borg Queen: Are you familiar with physical forms of pleasure.
Data: If you are referring to... sexuality... I am... fully functional. Programmed in... multiple techniques.
Worf: Captain, our weapons are useless. We must activate the auto-destruct sequence and use the escape pods to evacuate the ship.
Beverly: Jean-Luc, if we destroy the ship, we destroy the Borg.
Picard: We're gonna stay and fight.
Worf: We have lost the Enterprise. We should not sacri--!
Picard: We have not lost the Enterprise Mr. Worf. We are not going to lose the Enterprise. Not to the Borg. Not while I'm in command. You have your orders.
Worf: I must object to this course of action.
Picard: The objection is noted.
Worf: With all due respect, sir, I believe you are allowing your personal experience with the Borg to influence your judgement!
Picard: You're afraid. You want to destroy the ship and run away. You coward.
Worf: If you were any other man, I would kill you where you stand.
Picard: Get off my bridge.
Production Budget - $46,000,000
Domestic Gross - $92,027,888 (17th)
Worldwide Gross - $146,027,888 (22nd)
Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $169,897,639
Worldwide Adjusted for 2013 - $269,589,947
Filming locations include:
Angeles National Forest, California
Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Green Valley, Arizona
Downtown, Los Angeles, California
1. Population 9 billion. All Borg.
2. The battle to save the future has begun.
3. There is no thrill like First Contact.
4. Planet Earth. Population 9 billion. None human.
5. You Will Be Assimilated.
6. Resistance is Futile.
Theme from Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Theme from "Star Trek" (1966) TV Series
Music by Alexander Courage
Written by Hector Berlioz
Performed by Ryland Davies and The Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal
Opera House, Covent Garden
Conducted by Colin Davis
Written by Dick Penner & Wade Moore
Moonlight Becomes You
Written by Johnny Burke & Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by Julie Morgan
Magic Carpet Ride
Written by John Kay & Rushton Moreve
Performed by Steppenwolf
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