7.6/10
3,330
20 user 37 critic

For the Love of Spock (2016)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 9 September 2016 (USA)
Trailer
2:37 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Prime Video

An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek (1966).

Director:

Adam Nimoy
2 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Captains (2011)
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The Captains is a feature length documentary film written and directed by William Shatner. The film follows Shatner as he interviews the other actors who have portrayed Starship captains within the illustrious science-fiction franchise.

Director: William Shatner
Stars: William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks
Chaos on the Bridge (TV Movie 2014)
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The story of the struggle to create the television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

Director: William Shatner
Stars: William Shatner, D.C. Fontana, David Gerrold
The Captains Close Up (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In this documentary mini series for Canadian television, Shatner, in each of the five half an hour episodes, presents and interviews one of the people who played the five Star Trek captains... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Bakula, Avery Brooks, Chase Masterson
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

William Shatner sits down with scientists, innovators and celebrities to discuss how the optimism of "Star Trek" influenced multiple generations.

Director: J. Craig Thompson
Stars: William Shatner, Ben Stiller, Tracy Drain
Trek Nation (2011)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The son of the creator of "Star Trek" explores his father's famous creation and how it has effected people.

Director: Scott Colthorp
Stars: J.J. Abrams, Indira Addington, Sallie Baliunas
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Your destination: the 24th century. Your mission: to voyage where few have gone before--behind the scenes of Star Trek: The Next Generation! Join Jonathan Frakes, Next Generation's ... See full summary »

Director: Donald R. Beck
Stars: Jonathan Frakes, Patrick Stewart, Denise Crosby
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

On February 27, 2015, one of the most respected and beloved legendary icons, Leonard Nimoy, passed away from complications arising from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. "Remembering ... See full summary »

Directors: David Knight, Julie Nimoy
Stars: Susan Bay Nimoy, Aaron Bay Schuck, John Belperio
Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.

Director: Leonard Nimoy
Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis Planet to recover Spock's body.

Director: Leonard Nimoy
Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
50 Years of Star Trek (TV Movie 2016)
Documentary | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The cast , crew , creators & critics discuss the impact of Star Trek from its creation by Gene Roddenberry to the present into today and the future. Showing clips from the original unaired ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Roumain
Stars: J.J. Abrams, Mark A. Altman, John Barrowman
Spock: The Early Years (Video 2009)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Stephen Manley
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Karl Urban ... Himself
Zoe Saldana ... Herself
Chris Pine ... Himself
Simon Pegg ... Himself
Jim Parsons ... Himself
Mayim Bialik ... Herself
J.J. Abrams ... Himself
William Shatner ... Himself
Zachary Quinto ... Himself
Leonard Nimoy ... Himself (archive footage)
Jason Alexander ... Himself
George Takei ... Himself
Catherine Hicks ... Herself
Walter Koenig ... Himself
Nichelle Nichols ... Herself
Edit

Storyline

An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek (1966).

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

For The Love Of Spock See more »

Edit

Box Office

Gross USA:

$80,141

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,141
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This movie was funded by a Kickstarter campaign launched in June 2015. 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]
See more »

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: Journey to Babel (1967) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Mandatory for Any Fan
20 January 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In 2015, Leonard Nimoy passed away at the age of 83 in Los Angeles after a successful career especially in the role of Mr. Spock, the science officer and first office of the star-ship Enterprise from the original Star Trek series. His son, the unknown director Adam Nimoy, sees the chance to show to the fans a little of the history of his father through interviews of various fellow actors, actresses, directors, personalities and fans of Star Trek and Spock and footage of home videos. The documentary is mandatory for any fan and gives nostalgia from the period when the series was broadcast for the first time. It could be shorter since the participation of the cast of "The Big Bang Theory" is excessive and uninteresting. In the end, "For the Love of Spock" is a great homage to the beloved character and cult-actor. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): Not available


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 20 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed