Original Australian Daybill Poster The Search For Spock
Daybill Poster.Star Trek III: The Search for Spock is a 1984 American science fiction film, written and produced by Harve Bennett, directed by Leonard Nimoy. After the death of Spock (Nimoy), the crew of the USS Enterprise returns to Earth. When James T. Kirk (William Shatner) learns that Spock's spirit, or katra, is held in the mind of Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy (DeForest Kelley), Kirk and company steal the Enterprise to return Spock's body to his home world. The crew must also contend with hostile Klingons led by Kruge (Christopher Lloyd) who are bent on stealing the secrets of a powerful terraforming device. The Search for Spock opened on June 1, 1984. It grossed $76 million at the domestic box office, with a total of $87 million worldwide. Critical reaction to The Search for Spock was positive. Reviewers generally praised the cast and characters.