“Star Trek III: The Search for Spock” quotes

(1984)
Movie Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Leonard Nimoy directed this movie in 1984
Title Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Year 1984
Director Leonard Nimoy
Genre Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Plot – This is the third movie based on the well known NBC television series. Spock is dead and the Enterprise crew is facing the pain of the loss. Is Spock dead for real? What if his soul has been transferred into McCoy's mind? And what if his body has reincarnated on Genesis, a planet where life goes faster than on other planets? If all this was true, then there would be nothing but to recover Spock and this is exactly what Admiral Kirk and his crew want to do. To realize the plan, they have to steal the Enterprise spaceship before its imminent demolition.
All actors – William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Robin Curtis, Merritt Butrick, Phil Morris, Scott McGinnis, Robert Hooks, Carl Steven, Vadia Potenza, Stephen Manley, Joe W. Davis, Paul Sorensen, Cathie Shirriff, Christopher Lloyd, Stephen Liska, John Larroquette, David Cadiente, Bob K. Cummings, Branscombe Richmond, Phillip R. Allen, Jeanne Mori, Mario Marcelino, Allan Miller, Sharon Thomas Cain, Conroy Gedeon, James Sikking, Miguel Ferrer, Mark Lenard, Katherine Blum, Judith Anderson, Gary Faga, Doug Shanklin, Grace Lee Whitney, Frank Welker, Teresa E. Victor, Harve Bennett, Judi M. Durand, , Jessica Biscardi, Steve Blalock, Charles Correll, Al Jones, Claudia Lowndes, Eric Mansker, Danny Nero, Dennis Ott, Nanci Rogers, Kimberly L. Ryusaki, Rebecca Soladay, Philip Weyland
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  • “- Sarek: Only his body was in death, Kirk! and you were the last one to be with him.
    - James T. Kirk: Yes! I was.
    - Sarek: And you must know that you should had to come with him to Vulcan.
    - James T. Kirk: But - why?
    - Sarek: Because he asked you too! He entrusted you! With his very esscence. With everything that was not of the body. He asked...” (continue)
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    Mark Lenard - Sarek
    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    [Tag:body, mind, wishes]
  • “- Spock: My father says that you have been my friend. You came back for me.
    - James T. Kirk: You would have done the same for me.
    - Spock: Why would you do this?
    - James T. Kirk: Because the needs of the one... outweigh the needs of the many.”

    Leonard Nimoy - Spock
    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
  • “USS Enterprise Captain's Personal Log: With most of our battle damage repaired we're almost home. Yet I feel uneasy and I wonder why? Perhaps it is the emptiness of this vessel. Most of our trainingcrew have been reassigned. Lt. Saavik and my son David are exploring the Genesis planet which he helped create and Enterprise feels like a house...” (continue)(continue reading)
    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
  • “- James T. Kirk: My friends, the great experiment: The Excelsior. Ready for trial runs.
    - Sulu: She's supposed to have transwarp drive.
    - Scotty: Aye. And if my grandmother had wheels, she'd be a wagon.
    - James T. Kirk: Come, come, Mr. Scott. Young minds, fresh ideas. Be tolerant.”

    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    George Takei - Sulu
    James Doohan - Scotty
    [Tag:ideas, innovation]
  • “- Mr. Adventure: Look at you. You're a twenty-year space veteran, yet you pick the worst duty station in town. I mean, look at this place. This is the hind end of space.
    - Uhura: Peace and quiet appeals to me, Lieutenant.
    - Mr. Adventure: Well, maybe that's okay for someone like you, whose career is winding down. But me, I need some excitement,...” (continue)
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    Scott McGinnis - Mr. Adventure
    Nichelle Nichols - Uhura
  • “- Vulcan High Priestess: McCoy, son of David, since thou art human, we cannot expect thee to fully comprehend what Sarek has requested. Spock's body lives: with your approval, we shall use all our powers to return to his body that which you possess. But McCoy, you must now be warned. The danger to thyself is as grave as the danger to Spock. You...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Judith Anderson - Vulcan High Priestess
    DeForest Kelley - McCoy
  • “I'm gonna tell you something that I... never thought I'd ever hear myself say. But it seems I've... missed you. And I don't know if I could stand to lose you again.”

    DeForest Kelley - McCoy
  • “- James T. Kirk: My God, Bones... what have I done?
    - McCoy: What you had to do, what you always do. Turn death into a fighting chance to live.”

    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    DeForest Kelley - McCoy
  • “- Commander Kruge: Take every last man, form a boarding party armed heavily.
    - Torg: They outnumber us, my lord.
    - Commander Kruge: We are Klingons! Once you control the ship, we'll transfer our flag there and take Genesis from their own memory banks.”

    Chris Lloyd - Commander Kruge
    Stephen Liska - Torg
  • “- James T. Kirk: How much refit time before we can take her out again?
    - Scotty: Eight weeks, sir. But ye don't have eight weeks, so I'll do it for ye in two.
    - James T. Kirk: Mr. Scott. Have you always multiplied your repair estimates by a factor of four?
    - Scotty: Certainly, sir. How else can I keep my reputation as a miracle worker?”

    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    James Doohan - Scotty
  • “- Admiral Morrow: No, absolutely not, Jim. You're my best officer. But I am the Commander of Starfleet, so I don't break rules.
    - James T. Kirk: Don't quote rules to me! I'm talking about loyalty and sacrifice. One man who's died for us! Another with deep emotional problems.
    - Admiral Morrow: Now wait a minute. This business about Spock and...” (continue)
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    Robert Hooks - Admiral Morrow
    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
  • “- James T. Kirk: David, what went wrong?
    - David Marcus: I went wrong.
    - James T. Kirk: I don't understand.
    - David Marcus: I'm sorry, sir. Just don't surrender. Genesis doesn't work. I can't believe they'd kill us for it.”

    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    Merritt Butrick - David
  • “- McCoy: Rapid aging. All genetic functions highly accelerated.
    - James T. Kirk: What about his mind?
    - McCoy: His mind is a void. It seems, Admiral, that I've got all his marbles.
    - James T. Kirk: Is there anything we can do?
    - Saavik: Only one thing, sir. Get him off this planet. His aging is part of what's going on around us.”

    DeForest Kelley - McCoy
    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    Robin Curtis - Saavik
    [Tag:aging]
  • Klingon Commander, this is Admiral James T. Kirk. I'm alive and well on the planet's surface. I know that this will come as a pleasant surprise to you, but our ship was a victim of an "unfortunate accident". Sorry about your crew, but as we say on Earth, c'est la vie.
    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    [Tag:survival]
  • “- Vulcan High Priestess: Sarek! Child of S'kon, child of So'kar! The body of your son breathes still. What is your wish?
    - Sarek: I ask for fal tor pan: the refusion.
    - Vulcan High Priestess: What you seek has not been done in ages past and then, only in legend. Your request is not logical.
    - Sarek: Forgive me, T'layr. My logic is uncertain...” (continue)
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    Judith Anderson - Vulcan High Priestess
    Mark Lenard - Sarek
    [Tag:legend, logic, wishes]
  • “How many have paid the price for your impatience? How many have died? How much damage have you done, and what is yet to come?”

    Robin Curtis - Saavik
  • “- Commander Kruge: I've come a long way for the power of Genesis, and what do I find? A weakling human, a Vulcan boy, and a woman!
    - Saavik: My lord, we are survivors of a doomed expedition. This planet will destroy itself in hours. The Genesis experiment is a failure.
    - Commander Kruge: A failure? The most destructive force ever created? You...” (continue)
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    Chris Lloyd - Commander Kruge
    Robin Curtis - Saavik
  • “- James T. Kirk: Ambassador. I would had come to Vulcan to express my deepest sympathies.
    - Sarek: Spare me your human platitutes, Kirk.”

    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    Mark Lenard - Sarek
  • “- Sarek: Kirk, I thank you. What you have done is...
    - James T. Kirk: What I have done, I had to do.
    - Sarek: But at what cost? Your ship. Your son.
    - James T. Kirk: If I hadn't tried, the cost would have been my soul.”

    Mark Lenard - Sarek
    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    [Tag:sacrifice, soul]
  • - James T. Kirk: How are we doing?
    - McCoy: How are "we" doing? Funny you should put it quite that way, Jim. "We" are doing fine. But I'd feel safer giving him one of my kidneys than what's scrambled in my brain

    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    DeForest Kelley - McCoy
    [Tag:brain, danger, safety]
  • “- Saavik: It's time for total truth between us. This planet is not what you intended or hoped for, is it?
    - David: Not exactly.
    - Saavik: Why?
    - David: I used protomatter in the Genesis matrix.
    - Saavik: Protomatter, an unstable substance which every ethicalscientist has denounced as dangerously unpredictable.
    - David: But it was the only way...” (continue)
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    Robin Curtis - Saavik
    Merritt Butrick - David
  • “- James T. Kirk: You're suffering from a Vulcan mind-meld, doctor.
    - McCoy: That green-blooded son of a bitch! It's his revenge for all the arguments he lost.”

    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    DeForest Kelley - McCoy
    [Tag:argument, revenge]
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