Real World article
(written from a Production point of view)
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Region A cover

Region A cover
Blu-ray Disc release
Series: Star Trek films
No. of discs: 2/3
Director: J.J. Abrams
Region A release date: 17 November 2009
Region B release date: 16 November 2009
Reference: ASIN B001AVCFK6 (region A)
ASIN B002HWRZH0 (Amazon exclusive)
ASIN B002JPYIUM (region B)
ASIN B002E9GTZA (region B German two-disc variant)
Year: 2233/2240s/2250/2255/2258
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Region B cover

Region B cover
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Main menu from Disc 1

Main menu from Disc 1
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Main menu from Disc 2

Main menu from Disc 2

Star Trek is a three-disc Blu-ray Disc release of Star Trek. The release includes a digital copy of the film for use on PCs and portable devices. The cover has so-called "augmented reality" features – the use of a webcam presents a three-dimensional holographic tour of the USS Enterprise.

Remarkably, this edition was released a year prior to the single-disc basic, "vanilla" release, which constituted a break with franchise tradition – predominantly employed for the DVD format – as this had until then the other way around for the previous Star Trek films, Star Trek: The Motion Picture excepted.

Some region B editions dispensed with the third disc.

Special features Edit

As was commonplace in the industry, this release contained more special features than its DVD counterpart, as the industry favored the new Blu-ray format.

Disc 1 Edit

These special features were included on the single-disc release as the only ones.

Disc 2 Edit

  • Deleted scenes with optional commentary
    • Spock Birth
    • Klingons Take Over Narada
    • Young Kirk, Johnny and Uncle Frank
    • Amanda and Sarek Argue After Spock Fights
    • Prison Interrogation and Breakout
    • Sarek Gets Amanda
    • Dorm Room and Kobayashi Maru (original version)
    • Kirk Apologizes to the Green Girl
    • Sarek Sees Spock
  • A New Vision
    • Savage Pressure
  • To Boldly Go
    • The Shatner Conundrum
    • Red Shirt Guy
    • The Green Girl
    • Trekker Alert!
  • Starships
    • Warp Explained
    • Paint Job
    • Bridge Construction Accelerated
    • The Captain's Chair
    • Button Acting 101
    • Shuttle Shuffle
    • Narada Construction Accelerated
  • Aliens
    • The Alien Paradox
    • Big-Eyed Girl
    • Big Bro Quinto
    • Klingons
    • Drakoulias Anatomy 101
  • Planets
    • Extra Business
    • Confidentiality
  • Props and Costumes
    • Klingon Wardrobe
  • Ben Burtt and the Sounds of Star Trek
  • Casting
  • Score
  • Gene Roddenberry's Vision
  • Starfleet Vessel Simulator
  • Gag reel

Disc 3 Edit

  • Digital copy
  • DVD-ROM features: Star Trek D-A-C XBox 360 demo, PC, and PlayStation Network web links (Region A only)

Release gallery Edit

Previous Region A release:
Star Trek: First Contact
Star Trek films
Next Region A release:
TOS Season 3 Blu-ray
Previous Region B release:
Star Trek: Motion Picture Trilogy
Next Region B release:
Star Trek: Legends of the Final Frontier Collection

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