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Motion Picture Trilogy DVD box

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DVD release
Series: Star Trek films
No. of discs: 3
Director: Nicholas Meyer, Leonard Nimoy
Region 1 release date: 12 May 2009
14 June 2016 (Reissue)
Region 2 release date: 16 November 2009
Rating(s): MPAA - Parental Guidance Suggested BBFC - 12 IFCO - 12 NICAM - Mogelijk schadelijk tot 12 jaar (Watch out with children under 12) MCCYP - 15
Language: English (Dolby 5.1 Surround)
Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish (Region 1)
Dubbed: French (DD Stereo), Portuguese, Spanish (DD Mono, Region 1)
Reference: ASIN B001TH16CY (Region 1)
ASIN B002HRE2VC (Region 2)
ASIN B01AWICXR2 (Region 1, US reissue)
ASIN B01B0KS0CI (Region 1, Canada reissue)
Year: 22852286, 1986

The Star Trek: Motion Picture Trilogy is a DVD release, containing Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. All three films have been digitally remastered for high definition. Special features are those that were included on the individually remastered releases.

This collection was superseded by the Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection. Nonetheless, this three-disc set did see a 2016 Region 1 reissue in North-America with new box cover art.

Contents[]

Only the newly-produced special features are included on this release, as, ironically, those of the prior respective individual "Special Edition" DVDs were only included on its Blu-ray counterpart, excepting the text commentaries. This was by no means for technical reasons but entirely intentional; the industry favored the then still relatively new Blu-ray home video format over the DVD, giving it preferential treatment where the special features were concerned in order to entice consumers to make the switch from DVD to the new format. This incidentally, was not limited to Star Trek alone, but concerned an industry-wide phenomenon at the time.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan[]

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock[]

Note: This disc saw no region 1 individual release

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home[]

  • Commentary by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
  • Pavel Chekov's Screen Moments
  • The Three-Picture Saga
  • Star Trek for a Cause
  • Starfleet Academy: The Whale Probe

Background information[]

This particular release is one of the few individual Star Trek releases followed by the professional industry site The Numbers and for which domestic US home video format sales are known; The Numbers has reported that by June 2020 domestic sales had been realized of US$3.8 million for both this and its Blu-ray counterpart releases. [1]

Previous Region 1 release:
The Best of Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek films
DVD
Next Region 1 release:
Star Trek
Previous Region 2 release:
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country re-release
Previous series release:
Star Trek - The Motion Pictures DVD Collection
Next Region 2 release:
Star Trek: The Next Generation Motion Picture Collection
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