The 'Star Trek' Movie Reboot Quiz

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These films expanded the "Star Trek" universe and added new excitement to an aging franchise. How much do you know about the rebooted "Star Trek" movies?

What happens to the crew's ship at the beginning of "Star Trek Beyond?"

This sets into motion a scary turn of events for the entire crew.

Why does Spock join Starfleet instead of the Vulcan Science Academy?

Because he's half human, he feels as though he would be at a disadvantage in a Vulcan organization.

Who directed the 2009 "Star Trek" film?

He also directed 2013's "Star Trek Into Darkness."

"Star Trek" begins with an attack on a Federation starship by which species?

The attack eventually ends in a suicide ramming by the USS Kelvin.

Who stars as Captain Kirk in the rebooted film?

Pine had huge shoes to fill; he won fantastic reviews from critics and fans alike.

Who is the voice for the computer on the USS Vengeance in "Star Trek Into Darkness?"

Hader, of course, comes from "Saturday Night Live" fame.

What was the approximate budget for "Star Trek Beyond?"

The budgets for all three reboots have been similar, but "Into Darkness" was closer to $200 million.

Why did J.J. Abrams NOT direct 2016's "Star Trek Beyond?"

Instead, "Beyond" was directed by Justin Lin, who has worked in "The Fast and the Furious" franchise.

Which character does Anton Yelchin play?

He plays Chekov on all three of the film reboots.

Before "Star Trek Into Darkness" how many "Star Trek" films had been released?

"Darkness" was the 12th film, and "Star Trek Beyond" is No. 13.

The "Star Trek" movies are created by which major Hollywood studio?

The company has raked in many million of dollars thanks to the success of the "Star Trek" franchise.

Which "Star Trek" icon was interested in directing "Star Trek Beyond" after J.J. Abrams gave up his director role?

A number of other people were also considered, such as Morten Tylum, Duncan Jones and several others.

Who plays the character named Montgomery Scott?

Pegg is also know for his roles in "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz."

Which "Star Trek" film was the first ever to win an Academy Award?

It won for Best Makeup, breaking a decades-long winless streak.

In "Star Trek Into Darkness," why does Admiral Marcus awaken Khan Noonien Singh from a three-century suspended animation?

Khan turns out to be both duplicitous and dangerous.

Which rebooted film features the last appearance of Leonard Nimoy before he died?

Nimoy played a character called Spock Prime.

Compared to "Star Trek," how did "Star Trek Into Darkness" fare on its opening weekend?

The slow start, however, couldn't stop it from become the highest-grossing of the franchise's films.

Paramount Pictures asked director J.J. Abrams to add what element to "Star Trek Into Darkness?"

Abrams responded by saying he would shoot it in 2-D and then convert it to 3-D in post-production.

"Star Trek" beat which of the franchise's films for the best opening in "Star Trek" brand history?

It made more than $80 million in its first weekend, cementing its status as one of the best in the entire series.

Which composer created music for the first three "Star Trek" reboots?

He has also worked on "Jurassic World," "Cars 2" and other major films.

"Star Trek Into Darkness" was partly filmed in which country?

But much of its shooting happened right in Los Angeles and in Hollywood studios.

Which Canadian province served as a major shooting location for "Star Trek Beyond"?

The crews shot near Vancouver, as well as far-flung locations such as South Korea and Dubai.

Who played the villain in "Star Trek Into Darkness?"

He is a superhuman that was manufactured hundreds of years earlier.

How is Kirk brought back to life in "Star Trek Into Darkness?"

He dies saving the Enterprise but is subsequently brought back from the dead.

Which character wasn't in "Star Trek Beyond" until additional scenes were added?

Shohreh Aghdashloo stepped in to play the part for the movie.

Before writing the script for "Star Trek," the primary writers had just worked on which film?

Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Ord clearly have a feel for the writing that goes into blockbuster movies.

Which of the reboots begins at a location named Starbase Earhart?

The film sends the Enterprise back out into the deeper parts of space.

In which film does the crew pursue a terrorist named John Harrison?

It was one of the darkest films in the franchise.

The terrorist John Harrison escapes to which planet?

The incident escalates conflict between the Federation and the Klingons.

Who plays Spock's mother in "Star Trek?"

She plays Amanda Grayson, the human side of Spock's composition.

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