Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan parents guide

Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan

An old enemy comes back to haunt the newly appointed Admiral James T. Kirk.

Overall A-

Captain James T. Kirk (William Shatner), now an Admiral at the Star Fleet Academy, gets called back into active duty when the Federation receives word of a compromised top-secret science mission. But when he goes to investigate he finds an old foe with an ax to grind in this exciting, but often violent movie in the Star Trek family of films.

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

Why is Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan rated PG? The MPAA rated Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan PG for violence and language.

Run Time: 112 minutes

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Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan rated PG? Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan is rated PG by the MPAA for violence and language.

Overall: A-
Kirk, now an Admiral at the Star Fleet Academy, gets called back into active duty when the Federation receives word of a compromised top-secret science mission. But when he goes to investigate he finds an old foe with an ax to grind in this exciting, but often violent movie in the Star Trek family of films.

Violence: C
A lot of sci-fi violence such as explosions and weapon exchange between spacecrafts. Debris from damaged spacecraft falls on characters. Many characters sustain injury: death is implied and portrayed. Charred bodies, bloody wounds, fatal injuries and bloodstains are shown. The disabling and eventually fatal effects of a parasitic life form are verbally described before a character intentionally infects two other characters with the creature; Characters scream when the slug-like animal crawl into their ears. Character is determined to seek revenge despite pleadings from his companions to leave his grievances behind him. Torture and murder are mentioned. Characters scuffle and a knife is drawn during a fight. Characters are threatened with a phaser gun, and a creature is killed with one. Character shoots himself. Angry character grabs another. Character is exposed to fatal doses of radiation.

Sexual Content: B+
Aphrodisiacs are mentioned in passing. Some characters are scantily clad, showing the bare chests of the men and some cleavage of the women. The birth of an illegitimate child is discussed.

Language: B-
Includes at least: 1 moderate and 13 mild profanities, 5 uses of deity as an expletive, and name-calling.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B
Illegal alcoholic beverage is drunk at a birthday celebration. Character’s comment infers he is suffering from a hangover. Doctor discusses medications.

Miscellaneous Concerns:
A character admits to cheating on a test.

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British Columbia G
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video NA

News About "Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan"

Cast and Crew

Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan is directed by Nicholas Meyer and stars William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Ricardo Montalban.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan movie is August 5, 2002. Here are some details…

Star Trek 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection
On September 6, 2016, Paramount is releasing a 30-disc set of Star Trek’s TV episodes and theatrical movies. If you are a fan of Kirk and his crew, here is what you will find in this 30 Disc set:
- Star Trek: The Original Series Blu-ray
- Star Trek: The Animated Series Blu-ray
- Star Trek: The Motion Picture Blu-ray
- Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Director’s Cut Blu-ray
- Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Blu-ray
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Blu-ray
- Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Blu-ray
- Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Blu-ray
- Collectible 50th Anniversary Starfleet Insignia Pin
- Collectible Mini-Posters for Movies 1-6
- Star Trek: The Journey to the Silver Screen—New 50th Anniversary Multi-Part Documentary
- Over 20 hours of additional bonus content

Home Video Notes: Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
Release Date: June 7, 2016
Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan releases in a Director’s Cut (remastered in 4K) with the following bonus extras:
- Audio Commentary by Nicholas Meyer
- Audio Commentary by Nicholas Meyer and Manny Coto (Director’s Cut only)
- Library Computer (Theatrical Cut only)
- Captain’s Log (SD, 27 min.)
- Designing Khan (SD, 24 min.)
- Original Interviews (SD, 11 min.)
- Where No Man Has Gone Before: The Visual Effects of Star Trek II (SD, 18 min.)
- James Horner: Composing Genesis (HD, 10 min.)
- Collecting Star Trek’s Movie Relics (HD, 11 min.)
- Starfleet Academy SciSec Brief 002: Mystery Behind Ceti Alpha VI (HD, 3 min.)
- A Tribute to Ricardo Montalban (HD, 5 min.)
- Theatrical Trailer (HD, 2 min.)
- Text Commentary (Director’s Cut only)

Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan releases to Blu-ray on March 29, 2011.
This restored version of the film comes with the following bonus extras:
- Commentary by director Nicholas Meyer and Manny Coto
- James Horner: Composing Genesis HD
- Collecting Star Trek’s Movie Relics HD
- A Tribute to Ricardo Montalban HD
- Starfleect Academy: The Mystery Behind Ceti Alpha VI HD

Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan releases to DVD on August 5, 2002.
- Library Computer (Blu-ray Exclusive)
- Star Trek I.Q. (BD-Live)
- Commentary by director Nicholas Meyer
- The Captain’s Log
- Designing Khan
- Original Interviews
- Where No Man Has Gone Before The Visual Effects of Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan
- Farewell
- Storyboard Archives
- Theatrical Trailer HD

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Other movies in the Star Trek Franchise include: Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Insurrection, and Star Trek: Nemesis. In 2009 the franchise was rebooted with a new Star Trek movie, followed up byStar Trek Into Darkness.

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