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For the Love of Spock (2016)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 9 September 2016 (USA)
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An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek: The Original Series (1966).

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Adam Nimoy
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Cast

Credited cast:
Zoe Saldana ... Herself
Chris Pine ... Himself
Karl Urban ... Himself
Mayim Bialik ... Herself
Simon Pegg ... Himself
Jim Parsons ... Himself
J.J. Abrams ... Himself
Zachary Quinto ... Himself
William Shatner ... Himself
Catherine Hicks ... Herself
Leonard Nimoy ... Himself (archive footage)
Jason Alexander ... Himself
Nichelle Nichols ... Herself
George Takei ... Himself
Walter Koenig ... Himself
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An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek: The Original Series (1966).

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

For The Love Of Spock See more »

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Gross USA:

$80,141

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,141
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16 : 9
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Trivia

One of the thousands of Kickstarter contributors was Eugene "Rod" Roddenberry, the son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry (and the CEO of Roddenberry Entertainment). See more »

Quotes

Leonard Nimoy: [from trailer] The review that Variety gave us when we first went on the air in September of 1966: "Star Trek won't work."
[grins]
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Crazy Credits

The end credits list all of the contributors to the Kickstarter campaign which made this movie possible. See more »

Connections

Features Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) See more »

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Total surprise from a person and character of my generation.
29 January 2017 | by eenuckolsSee all my reviews

For The Love of Spock is one of the best if not the best documentary I have had the pleasure of seeing. I grew up with Mr. Spock and I thought with Leanord Nimoy as well. I am not going to spoil this for but I really had no idea of, let me say, mutliple facets of this wonderful actor and a good man. Adam Nimoy, Leanords son, has done an outstanding job of letting us see inside his fathers life. On a personal level I found out some things about Leanord that I can commiserate with. I don't believe this will qualify as a surprise in describing a discussion Leanord was having about where the Vulcan gretting and statement came from. What took me by surprise is that after a few weeks he started seeing a significant number of people just on the street who had taken up the greeting and would sign to him. Let me end by saying this is a documentary you should not miss and we will miss you Leonard.


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