Star Trek Beyond

Trivia: USS Yorktown was the name of the central starship in the original pilot submitted to NBC in 1964 by Gene Roddenberry. Yorktown is the name of the space station in Star Trek Beyond.


Trivia: The photo at the end that Spock looks at is from the end of Star Trek V.


Trivia: The registry number (NX-326) of USS Franklin is Leonard Nimoy's birthday (March 26).


Trivia: The black eye that Jim Kirk sports at the end of the film is real. During the fight scenes between Krall and Kirk, Idris Elba (Krall) accidentally hit Chris Pine, resulting in the bruised right eye. Pine insisted on using this in the final scene to add realism.

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Trivia: When Scotty sits down at the computer at the end he cracks his knuckles, just like in Star Trek 4 before he uses the keyboard.


Trivia: The song ("Sabotage" by the Beastie Boys) used by Kirk and his officers to disrupt an alien attack on a Federation starbase is the same song that Kirk played in Star Trek when he stole his uncle's Corvette as a child, hence him saying "Good choice."

Trivia: As he is invading Yorktown, Krall sees his Starship and uses the exact same words as Kahn in 'Wrath of Kahn': "My old friend."

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Trivia: The film is dedicated to Anton Yelchin, who played Chekov. Yelchin unfortunately passed away prior to the release of the film. There are no plans to recast Chekov in any upcoming Star Trek sequels.


Trivia: The director of the movie is Justin Lin. To honor his father, Frank, the name of the NX-326 is the Franklin. But if you look at a screen shot of the nameplate, you'll notice the name of the ship is actually "Frank Lin", not "Franklin " There's a space between the "K" and the "L "


Trivia: When the Enterprise is boarded, during the following fight a Wilhelm scream can be heard as a crew member falls over the railing.

Trivia: Commodore Paris may be a reference to Star Trek: Voyager's Helmsman Tom Paris, whose father is then-Admiral.

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Trivia: The original test screening of Star Trek Beyond had more scenes between Spock and McCoy. The scenes with Commodore Paris were quick re shoots added in the final cut. A majority of scenes with Security Officer Hendoff were cut, especially after the crew was captured, it is he who protects Keenster after he is attacked by a drone, only for Hendroff to die by the hands of Krall. A portion of this scene was seen in the trailers, though only at the end of the scene. The scene was cut also because it would have revealed Krall's life drain early.

Trivia: When Scotty and Kirk are discussing the mysterious fate of Capt. Balthazar Edison, Scotty mentions a couple of theories, including the possibility that the USS Franklin was "captured by a giant green space hand." This is a direct allusion to the original Star Trek television episode "Who Mourns for Adonis?" in which the giant green hand of the Greek god Apollo actually grabs the USS Enterprise in space. Also, during the kaleidoscopic end credits of "Star Trek: Beyond" (specifically, at the moment the credits read "Paramount Pictures and Skydance Pictures present"), a giant green space hand reaches straight for the camera.

Charles Austin Miller

Character mistake: When the elder Vulcans inform young Spock of the death of the older Spock, they show him a tablet that has him listed as "Second Officer - USS Enterprise." Spock was First Officer.

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Spock: Fear of death is illogical.
Bones: Fear of death is what keeps us alive.

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Question: When Chekov and Kirk step into their escape pods while on the Enterprise there are wearing their yellow uniforms, but when arriving on the planet they step out of the escape pods and are now wearing a completely different outfit. All of the other crew that used escape pods have not changed outfits. Where did they get the new clothes from?


Chosen answer: The outfits were in the escape pods they escaped in. The other crew members didn't change outfits because they were all captured and were unable to. Chekov and Kirk were not captured and were also the only crew on board who successfully escaped in the designated escape pods, so logically they would be the only people wearing different outfits.

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