A one-of-a-kind documentary sure to unite Trekkies worldwide, For the Love of Spock tells the life story of Star Trek’s Mr. Spock and the actor who played him, Leonard Nimoy, for nearly fifty years. The film’s focus began as a celebration of the fifty-year anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series, but after Leonard passed away in February 2015, his son, director Adam Nimoy, was ready to tell another story: his personal experience growing up with Leonard and Spock. Adam not only shares details on the creation, evolution, and universal impact of Mr. Spock, but also about the ups and downs of being the son of a TV icon. For the Love of Spock is laden with never-before-seen footage and interviews of friends, family and colleagues that include William Shatner and the original Star Trek cast, Zachary Quinto and the new crew of the Starship Enterprise, the Big Bang Theory cast, filmmaker JJ Abrams and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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For the Love of Spock (2016)

Documentary · 1h 51m · 4/16/2016

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A one-of-a-kind documentary sure to unite Trekkies worldwide, For the Love of Spock tells the life story of Star Trek’s Mr. Spock and the actor who played him, Leonard Nimoy, for nearly fifty years. The film’s focus began as a celebration of the fifty-year anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series, but after Leonard passed away in February 2015, his son, director Adam Nimoy, was ready to tell another story: his personal experience growing up with Leonard and Spock. Adam not only shares details on the creation, evolution, and universal impact of Mr. Spock, but also about the ups and downs of being the son of a TV icon. For the Love of Spock is laden with never-before-seen footage and interviews of friends, family and colleagues that include William Shatner and the original Star Trek cast, Zachary Quinto and the new crew of the Starship Enterprise, the Big Bang Theory cast, filmmaker JJ Abrams and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States
Cast
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Chris Pine

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Zoe Saldana

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Karl Urban

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Simon Pegg

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William Shatner

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Zachary Quinto

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Mayim Bialik

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J.J. Abrams

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Jim Parsons

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Leonard Nimoy

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Nichelle Nichols

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Jason Alexander

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George Takei

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Walter Koenig

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Catherine Hicks

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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Adam Nimoy

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Nicholas Meyer

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James Duff

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Bill Prady

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Jeffrey Katzenberg

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D.C. Fontana

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Amy Mainzer

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Julie Nimoy

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Scott Mantz

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Bobak Ferdowsi

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Aaron Bay Schuck

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Adam Malin

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Mel Nimoy

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Sybil Nimoy

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Marty Dormany

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Ben Shaktman

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Crew
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Adam Nimoy

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

For the Love of Spock

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/6/2016

Disc Title Front Cover

For the Love of Spock

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (Std.))

12/6/2016

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