Star Trek: The Motion Picture

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    95
    from 4 reviewers
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture Director's Edition is an important and exciting film that has grown on viewers over time and has been fully restored and reconstructed for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray.

    Star Trek: The Motion Picture
    1979
    131 min
    G
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos
  • Video
    95
  • Paramount's meticulous 4K scan and restoration of Star Trek: The Motion Picture for the Director's Edition UHD presentation required a complete reconstruction of the film, bringing Robert Wise’s vision to the Ultra HD format.

  • Audio
    98
  • The Director's Edition offers a slightly better narrative experience and a demo-worthy Atmos audio mix with clear instrumentals and full stage engagement.

  • Extra
    96
  • This UHD set includes both new and returning extras, such as audio commentaries, and reviews of both new content and legacy materials.

  • Movie
    91
  • Admiral James T. Kirk returns to the helm of a newly transformed U.S.S. in response to an unidentified alien intruder destroying three powerful Klingon cruisers, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture is a grandiose product of the ambition spurred by the success of Star Wars.

    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Robert Wise

    Actors: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

    Plot: When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral James T. Kirk resumes command of the overhauled USS Enterprise in order to intercept it.

    Disc Release Date: 6 September 2022

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • Star Trek: The Motion Picture was shot on 35mm film using Panavision Panaflex and Panavision PSR R-200 Cameras with the UHD release benefitting from Paramount’s meticulous 4K scan and restoration as per...

    • Audio
      100
    • Director’s Edition...

    • Extra
      90
    • A word about the packaging – the envelope housing everything is not a hard cover, which is a bit of a shame. The folder opens out to reveal a pocket that holds the ‘tat’ and the bonus Blu-ray, a wonderful...

    • Movie
      90
    • It was all supposed to be over....

    • Total
      90
    • Star Trek: The Motion Picture’s impact cannot be understated. It had a lot to achieve on its initial release: re-introduce Star Trek to a new audience and kickstart the franchise. The gamble of making...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • .Paramount brings this Director's Edition UHD presentation of Star Trek: The Motion Picture to the UHD format with a brand-new restoration. The picture is vastly different from the 2021 Blu-ray. Both share...

    • Audio
      100
    • The new Dolby Atmos track is a work of art. The overture score is beautifully rendered with precise instrumentals and seamless clarity. Full stage engagement is in evidence, but the track maintains a natural...

    • Extra
      100
    • This new UHD set includes new and returning extras. Below is a breakdown of what's included. Reviews of new content are included, and reviews of any legacy materials can be found by clicking here. A few...

    • Movie
      80
    • Paramount has yet again released Star Trek: The Motion Picture to Blu-ray (also to UHD), this time in the 137-minute "Director's Edition" version. This version has been remastered; it is not the same image...

    • Total
      90
    • I've now seen this film several times in the past 13 months, and it's grown on me. Substantially. That growth has propelled it to be my second favorite of all the Star Trek films, TOS or otherwise, behind...

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      100
    • Of all the films of this franchise to hit 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, the Director’s Edition received the most love and attention. In order for Robert Wise’s cut to come to the format, it required a complete...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Director’s Edition also comes packed in with a genuinely fantastic demo-worthy Atmos audio mix. From the opening overture and credits into the Klingon attack, this is a big soundscape at work. Front,...

    • Extra
      100
    • Not to be content with simply recycling archival materials - which are all excellent - Paramount sweetens the deal with an exciting collection of new extras and making-of materials to pick through giving...

    • Movie
      90
    • Star Trek: The Motion Picture is one of grand ideas and ambition. After the dynamite hit of Star Wars, suddenly space-age Science Fiction wasn’t a secondary genre. Every studio had to have the next “Star...

    • Total
      100
    • Star Trek: The Motion Picture Director’s Edition is an exciting version of this massive cinematic undertaking. Now fully restored and reconstructed for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Robert Wise’s preferred version...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      94
    • This Director’s Edition brings Robert Wise’s film to Ultra HD with minimally fleshed out moments and completed visual effects....

    • Audio
      94
    • I was just glad to see my favorites back together on an adventure. Does The Director’s Edition reinvent the wheel? Nah, but it makes for a slightly better narrative experience that true fans are sure to...

    • Extra
      90
    • Disc 1: Star Trek: The Motion Picture The Director’s Edition 4KAudio Commentary with David C. Fein, Mike Matessino, and Daren R. Dochterman—NEW!Audio Commentary by Robert Wise, Douglas Trumbull, John Dykstra,...

    • Movie
      80
    • When an unidentified alien intruder destroys three powerful Klingon cruisers, Admiral James T. Kirk (Shatner) returns to the helm of a newly transformed U.S.S...

    • Total
      90
    • The Director’s Edition is long past due for an upgraded home video release and this Ultra HD Blu-ray/Digital release from Paramount Home Entertainment with its fully restored video, Dolby Atmos sound and...