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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.
Why Is Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan Rated PG?
Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan is rated PG
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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.
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.
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.
A character admits to cheating on a test.
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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 by Star Trek Into Darkness.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: NA
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Details on home video releases of Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan...
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
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
- Storyboard Archives
- Theatrical Trailer HD
Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan releases to DVD on August 5, 2002.