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Run time: 111 minutes
Director: Adam Nimoy
Release date: 6 December 2016
Rating(s): Not Rated
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch, and Polish

For the Love of Spock is a documentary film about Leonard Nimoy and his character of Mr. Spock. The crowd-funded production was directed by Adam Nimoy.

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Blurb
For the Love of Spock celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek through a personal, intimate look at the life and career of Leonard Nimoy and the enduring appeal of his alter-ego, Mr. Spock, as told by his son, Adam Nimoy. Includes interviews and clips with Nichelle Nichols, Zoë Saldana, William Shatner, George Takei and many more.

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Background information Edit

  • The documentary was referenced in the ninth-season episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Spock Resonance", when Adam Nimoy, accompanied by Wil Wheaton, meets with Sheldon Cooper (played by Jim Parsons) to ask him what Spock meant to him. Cooper tells Nimoy that he was won over by the episode "The Galileo Seven".
  • Released one year after the Big Bang episode, the documentary reciprocally had a scene included of the episode as one of the opening scenes.
  • James Frain prepared for his portrayal of Sarek in Star Trek: Discovery by watching For the Love of Spock. [1]

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