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Overall B+

At last! Screenwriters are boldly taking fans of this TV and movie franchise where they have never gone before -- back into the pasts of James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) and his trusty companion Spock (Zachary Quinto). This prequel will finally answer how the Captain became so confident and cocky, and how the Vulcan acquired his logical and unemotional demeanor.

Violence C-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C+
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, and brief sexual content.

Talk to your kids about…

Star Trek

What events in the life of James T. Kirk contributed to his decisions as a young man? How did Spock’s childhood affect his personality? What adjustments do the characters need to make in their lives before they can successfully work together? Do you think people actually change, or do they simply learn to control their emotions and reactions?

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