In my humble opinion, Insurrection and Generations are far worse than Star Trek V.
Yes, the story in Trek V is pretty lame, but the character interactions are very fun, IMO.
It's on par with the less-than-stellar episodes of TOS.
Nailed it. If nothing else its great nostalgia.
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It's undoubtedly a low point in the movie series as a whole... arguably, the lowest; at least, I'd find it easier to defend "Insurrection" or even "Nemesis" than I would this one.
The main problem, I think, is massive self-indulgence on the part of William Shatner, making his character look super-cool at the expense of... well, just about everything and everyone else, really. Most of the other series regulars are just caricatures of themselves, and the overall idea behind the story is... pretty thin. At best.
It's not the worst movie I've ever seen, but I have seen some real doozies in my time... basically, your life will not be in any way incomplete if you don't bother with it.
The movie had it's moments but I've noticed that any movie directed by Shatner or books written by Shatner will always put Kirk as the focal point of the story because he thinks he is the center of the Star Trek Universe.
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We all know that Star trek V had been joked as "the end of the franchise", and so I actually skipped it. But looking back from 20 odd years now, do you think it's an okay choice as a Summer flick at home, or a literal case of do not even bother?
What ended the franchies was Gnerations not ST 5 as I rather liked that one but than again I more of ToS,TMP fan.
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