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The 2013 sequel to the J.J. Abrams directed 2009 "Star Trek" film and the 12th movie based on the franchise created by Gene Roddenberry. Use this with the [star-trek] tag.

Star Trek Into Darkness is J.J. Abrams second Star Trek film that once again shuffles franchise canon. Full of the well known characters introduced in the TV series, the latest movie plot diverges from the Gene Roddenberry established storylines via a parallel time-frame premise while maintaining the characters camaraderie as Kirk and the rest of the Enterprise crew attempts to save Earth from evil doers.