Star Trek Into Darkness

2013 film directed by J. J. Abrams

Star Trek Into Darkness is a 2013 American science fiction action movie.[4] The movie was directed by J. J. Abrams. It was Leonard Nimoy's last movie appearance before his death in 2015. Set in the 23rd century, the movie follows Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of USS Enterprise as they are sent to the Klingon homeworld seeking a former Starfleet member-turned-terrorist, Khan Noonien Singh.

Star Trek into Darkness
Directed byJ. J. Abrams
Written by
  • Roberto Orci
  • Alex Kurtzman
  • Damon Lindelof
Based onStar Trek
by Gene Roddenberry
Produced by
  • J. J. Abrams
  • Bryan Burk
  • Damon Lindelof
  • Alex Kurtzman
  • Roberto Orci
CinematographyDan Mindel
Edited by
  • Mary Jo Markey
  • Maryann Brandon
Music byMichael Giacchino
  • Skydance Productions
  • Bad Robot Productions
  • K/O Paper Products
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release dates
  • April 23, 2013 (2013-04-23) (Sydney)
  • May 15, 2013 (2013-05-15) (United States)
Running time
132 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$185–190 million[2][3]
Box office$467.4 million[3]

It is the second Star Trek movie that features the supervillain Khan Noonien Singh, since the 1982 movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, who originally appeared in the first season of the Star Trek: The Original Series.


  1. "STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (12A)". British Board of Film Classification. May 7, 2013. Archived from the original on June 18, 2013. Retrieved May 8, 2013.
  2. "2013 Feature Film Production Report" (PDF). FilmL.A. March 6, 2014. p. 8. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 24, 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  4. Rudd, Andy (9 May 2013). "Star Trek Into Darkness: 50 things you didn't know about Star Trek". mirror.

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