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Star Trek: First Contact
Character: Dr. Beverly Crusher
Directed by: Jonathan Frakes
Written by: Rick Berman, Brannon Braga, Ronald D. Moore
Produced by: Rick Berman, Martin Hornstein, Peter Lauritson
Other cast: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Alfre Woodard, James Cromwell, Alice Krige
Release date: November 22, 1996
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Running time: 1h 51min

The Enterprise and its crew follow a Borg ship through a time warp to prevent the Borg from taking over the Earth in a past era. Stuck in the past, Geordi La Forge helps a pioneer of space travel in his efforts to create the first warp drive while Capt. Picard and Cmdr. Data battle the Borg Queen as she tries to take over the Enterprise.


→ Resistance is Futile.
→ Planet Earth. Population 9 billion. None human
→ You Will Be Assimilated
→ There is no thrill like First Contact
→ The battle to save the future has begun
→ Population 9 billion. All Borg.


♦ Michael Dorn, Brent Spiner, Gates McFadden, and Jonathan Frakes have all been quoted as saying that this was their favorite of all the four Star Trek movies they made. Marina Sirtis mentioned that she had the most fun filming Star Trek: Generations (1994), but concedes that this movie was the best one they made.

Character’s Quotes

• Twenty Borg are about to break through that door. We need time to get out of here! Create a diversion! […] Well, do a dance! Tell a story! I don’t care! Just give us a few seconds!