Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

The Enterprise's first feature, with smarts outdoing guns.

PG 1979 143 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 11 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 7+

Wonderful film.

Seek out the Director’s Edition. Originally rated G, this was rerated PG. Other than the transporter malfunction at the beginning, this is smooth sailing for family watching, much like the Original Series.
age 8+

Good for Trekkies

Unless your kid is a Trekkie they will likely find this boring.

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