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Trekkies (1997)

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Denise Crosby takes a first look at the huge fans of "Star Trek" and how the series from around America has affected and shaped their lives.

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Roger Nygard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Denise Crosby ... Self
Barbara Adams Barbara Adams ... Self - 'Star Trek' Fan
Denis Bourguignon Denis Bourguignon ... Self - 'Star Trek' Fan (as The Denis Bourguignon Family)
David Greenstein David Greenstein ... Self - 'Star Trek' Fan
Laurel Greenstein Laurel Greenstein ... Self - 'Star Trek' Fan
Gabriel Köerner Gabriel Köerner ... Self - 'Star Trek' Fan
Richard Koerner Richard Koerner ... Self - Gabriel's Father (as Richard Köerner)
Rich Kronfeld ... Self - 'Star Trek' Fan (as Richard Kronfeld)
Joyce Mason Joyce Mason ... Self - 'Star Trek' Fan
Evelyn De Biase Evelyn De Biase ... Self - 'Star Trek' Fan
Anne Kathleen Murphy Anne Kathleen Murphy ... Self - 'Star Trek' Fan (as Anne Murphy)
Majel Barrett ... Self (as Majel Barrett Roddenberry)
James Doohan ... Self
DeForest Kelley ... Self
Walter Koenig ... Self
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Storyline

From a television series that barely lasted three seasons in the 1960s, Star Trek has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry involving several spin-off series, numerous movies, and countless merchandise items. This phenomenon is due to the series' legions of rabidly devoted fans, popularly known as "Trekkies". Star Trek actress Denise Crosby provides an affectionate and humorous look at some of these people, who demonstrate how Star Trek has affected and even shaped their lives. Several members of the series' cast and creative team also describe what the series and its fans mean to them. Written by Eric Sorensen

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A hilarious look at the universe's most fervent fans. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild sexual and drug references | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Neo Motion Pictures

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Klingon

Release Date:

8 November 2002 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Trekkerek See more »

Filming Locations:

Bakersfield, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$375,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$125,636, 23 May 1999

Gross USA:

$318,246

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$318,246
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Production Co:

NEO Motion Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The first film to be produced and released by "Paramount Classics" See more »

Quotes

DeForest Kelley: My favorite fan letter I received, I opened it up and there was a marijuana cigarette glued to a piece of cardboard and a photo of a very delightful-looking young girl, and she said, "you have turned me on so many times, I thought I would return the favor."
[laughs]
DeForest Kelley: I kept that one.
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Crazy Credits

During the ending credits, stand-up comics are seen doing routines about Star Trek. See more »

Connections

References The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time (1995) See more »

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Case study in perception.
21 July 2003 | by PeanutheadSee all my reviews

As I sat reading the other reviews about this film it occurred to me how much it is a case study in human perception. Everyone who sees this film will view the same material, but they will all see it differently. Some viewers feel that the people who where shown in the film where exploited and I can see there point. Some of the people shown in the film do come off as weirdoes, oddballs, and nut cases, but I don't feel that is necessarily the film makers fault. Some of these people may really be weirdoes, oddballs, and nut cases. That is why I say the film is a study in perception. For every person who thinks the people shown in the film are crazy, there is another who feels that they are perfectly normal. The film presents these people as they are and lets you decide whether or not they are abnormal in their love of Star Trek. After having seen the film a few times myself I am still trying to figure it out myself. Although I do think some of these people cross the line from fandom to insanity, I can't tell you who does and who doesn't. That is what makes the film so interesting. It's capacity to make you think. As a Star Trek fan myself it made me look at my collection of Star Trek action figures and wonder "How far am I from the guy who wants Spock ears implanted in his skull?" So whether the people in this film make you laugh, think, or just give you the creeps you must admire there passion for Star Trek and there willingness to share that passion. In a world where there are so many violent things people can be passionate about, being passionate about Star Trek is a pretty benign thing. So as far as I am concerned this is a solid film, that gets 6 out of 10 stars from me. "Live Long and Prosper".


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