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The Captains [2011] (1 disc)

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Director:William Shatner
Writer:William Shatner
Composer:Andy Milne
Length:97 minutes
(1 hour 37 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Star Trek Videos
IMDB Rating:7.6/10
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: The Captains is a feature length documentary film written and directed by William Shatner. The film follows Shatner as he interviews the other actors whom have portrayed Starship captains within the illustrious science-fiction franchise.


Reaction: Maybe not as in-depth as you might hope for, but it does give some interesting insight into some of the actors who have sat in the big chair over the years.


Personal Rating: 7/10

Select Cast and Crew
William Shatner => Director / Writer / Himself
Andy Milne => Composer
Avery Brooks => Himself
Chase Masterson => Herself - Convention Guest
Chris Pine => Himself
Christopher Plummer => Himself
Connor Trinneer => Himself
Grace Lee Whitney => Herself
John de Lancie => Himself
Jonathan Frakes => Himself
Kate Mulgrew => Herself
Nana Visitor => Herself
Patrick Stewart => Himself (as Sir Patrick Stewart)
Rene Auberjonois => Himself
Robert Picardo => Himself
Sally Kellerman => Herself
Scott Bakula => Himself
Walter Koenig => Himself

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Nana Visitor's introduction card lists her as having played Commander Kira Nerys on [Deep Space Nine] while in fact, she rank was a Colonel at the [conclusion] of the series.
  • Right after the scene showing Captain Sisco on the bridge of the original Enterprise, there's a shot of Voyager dropping out of warp speed. The shot must be running backwards as no ship has even been shown to warp aft end forward.