Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) Poster


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Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) (TV Series)
Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973) (TV Series)
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) (TV Series)

Followed by 

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) (TV Series)
Star Trek: Voyager (1995) (TV Series)
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) (TV Series)
Star Trek (2009)

Edited into 

Star Trek Generations (1994)
The sequence for the explosion of the Klingon bird of prey is the same footage, used for the explosion of the Klingon bird of prey in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country


Peter Pan (1953)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
The Klingon penal colony asteroid of Rura Penthe is named after a penal colony mentioned in this movie: Rora Panthe.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
The welcome speech that Kirk, McCoy, and the others receive on arriving on Rura Penthe is an homage to the speech made by Colonel Saito to the British POW's.
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
The technique of showing the translators so it appears that the prosecutor is speaking English during the trial (when he really would be speaking a foreign language) is reused. William Shatner starred in both films. Additionally, Chang repeats the line, "Don't wait for the translation - answer me now!"
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
Chekov asks rhetorically: "Guess who's coming to dinner?" in reference to Klingons dining aboard the Enterprise.
Star Trek: The Original Series: Whom Gods Destroy (1969) (TV Episode)
Spock must deduce which "Kirk" is the real one and which is a shapeshifting impostor.
Star Trek: The Original Series: The Savage Curtain (1969) (TV Episode)
Portraits of American president Abraham Lincoln and Vulcan philosopher Surak are visible in the officers' mess.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The "escape committee" prisoner strongly resembles a Wookiee.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) (TV Series)
Kirk makes a statement about "the next generation" and modifies his motto from "where no man has gone before" to "...no one..." Also, Michael Dorn appears as an ancestor of his Worf character from STTNG.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Rick Moranis/Rickie Lee Jones (1989) (TV Episode)
Upcomming and announced sequels mentioned on Weekend Update
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Dyan Cannon/Brian Haley (1991) (TV Episode)
Johnny comments on the upcoming movie
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Wounded (1991) (TV Episode)
The statement made by Captain Picard, that a long-time held grudge can become so familiar that one cannot get rid of it, closely mirrors the observation made by Captain Kirk: he too noticed that he bore hatred and distrust towards the Klingons for so long, that he simply couldn't believe their desire for peace.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Leonard Nimoy/Bill Maher/B.J. Sniff (1991) (TV Episode)
Leonard Nimoy mentions the upcoming movie
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Unification I (1991) (TV Episode)
Sarek mentions that Spock met Ambassador Pardek at the Kithomer Conference
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Unification II (1991) (TV Episode)
Spock alludes to the Klingon peace talks.
Mobile Suit Victory Gundam (1993) (TV Series)
Fonse Kagatie's design is similar to General Chang.
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf
Star Trek: Voyager: Alliances (1996) (TV Episode)
Tuvok told Janeway about Spock's acts in this movie
Star Trek: Voyager: Threshold (1996) (TV Episode)
Paris made an observation that he has not seen Torres cry. Spock made the comment to Scotty that "Klingons have no tear ducts."
Star Trek: Voyager: Tuvix (1996) (TV Episode)
In both Star Trek productions, a paraphrase of Shylock's "If you cut us" speech is an important part of the climax.
Biography: Leonard Nimoy: Spock and Beyond (1996) (TV Episode)
This film is mentioned in this "Biography" episode. At least one still photo was also included.
Freakazoid!: Freak a Panel/Tomb of Invisibo (1997) (TV Episode)
Cave Guy was given a Klingon to English dictionary.
Face/Off (1997)
Mr. Show with Bob and David: Goin' on a Holiday (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Starship Troopers (1997)
Warp drive is the technology used to travel faster than light
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1998) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Bob Dylan (Dana Carvey) on Weekend Update
Fight Club (1999)
on shelf in video store
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force (2000) (Video Game)
Voyager's library contains information about the Khitomer Accords.
Star Trek: Klingon Academy (2000) (Video Game)
The game is a prequel to the film.
Star Trek: Voyager: Prophecy (2001) (TV Episode)
The Khitomer Accords are discussed.
Futurama: Where No Fan Has Gone Before (2002) (TV Episode)
Fry refers to the film.
Starship Exeter: The Savage Empire (2002) (Video)
Character: Chang
Star Trek: Enterprise: Judgment (2003) (TV Episode)
Archer is sentenced to life in the dilithium mines of Rura Penthe, just as Captain Kirk and Dr. McCoy were.
Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II: Come What May (2004) (TV Episode)
Scene recreated when Spock and Kirk mindmeld with Ohn
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
The references to "the universe tends to unfold as it should" is a reference to Spock in Star Trek VI.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) (TV Special)
'reviewed' on Weekend Update
NCIS: Witch Hunt (2006) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo: "General Chang crying? or is that just sweat?" - character is in full Klingon makeup and spoke Klingon
Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) (Video Game)
There is a shop named Kronos.
The Big Bang Theory: The Panty Piñata Polarization (2008) (TV Episode)
a copy of the updated edition of the Klingon Dictionary is on the table while they play Klingon Boggle
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (TV Movie)
A Star Trek Movies 1-6 VHS box set is seen behind James Rolfe.
Star Trek (2009)
Spock says: "Once you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." It is the same line from Star Trek VI when the crew is trying to figure out how the Enterprise "fired" on the Klingon Ambassador's ship, framing Kirk.
Nostalgia Critic: Alone in the Dark (2009) (TV Episode)
"Why the hell was I in Star Trek VI?"
NCIS: Los Angeles: Search and Destroy (2009) (TV Episode)
Sam quotes Spock, "Logic is the beginning of wisdom not the end."
Sonny with a Chance: Sonny with a Secret: Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
The climax pays homage to that of "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country." During the 10-second countdown to the cheese cannon firing, the "So Random" cast and Sonny's friend Chad crashed into the pep rally in time for Chad to knock Sonny down, Zora putting out the cannon fire with her Sherlock Holmes pipe, and Nico getting the bomb out of the cannon. Tawni stopped "Vicki" in the way Captain Sulu stopped Admiral Cartwright, unmasking "Vicki," who turned to be Penelope, in a way the Starfleet Commander-in-Chief and Colonel Worf found out that the "Klingon" behind the assassination turned out to be Colonel West.
The Captains (2011)
Clips are shown & Christopher Plummer is interviewed about his role in the movie.
Pawn Stars: Cannons and Klingons (2011) (TV Episode)
While Corey "Big Hoss" Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell conduct business with a male customer at Gold and Silver Pawn Shop that wants to sell a lot of Star Trek toys, a graphic appears on screen talking about this movie
Sherlock: The Hounds of Baskerville (2012) (TV Episode)
Sherlock says, "Once you've ruled out the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be true," after which Watson calls him "Spock." In "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country," Spock uses the same line.
Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (2012) (TV Episode)
mentions this film as better than Star Trek V.
When Stars Collide (2012) (Short)
Movie mentions the Star Trek series of films
Titanic Review (2012)
Plinkett mentions David Warner's role in this film.
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Kronos' moon - Praxis - is shown as being destroyed, just as it was in Star Trek VI
Honest Trailers: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) (TV Episode)
General Chang mentioned
An Epix Exclusive Conversation with Leonard Nimoy (2014) (TV Short)
Title is referenced
Atop the Fourth Wall: Star Trek: Generations (2014) (TV Episode)
Linkara mentions seeing this in theaters
Arrow: Lost in the Flood (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #12 (2016) (TV Episode)
Colin mentions Kim Cattrall and "Star Trek VI". Also, photograph is shown.
Blackcatloner: How I Spent My YouTube Vacation/Star Trek Beyond Review (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among Nicholas Meyer's accomplishments with the Star Trek franchise.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: Odyssey #1 (2017) (TV Episode)
"I had just watched Star Trek VI earlier that day."
After Trek: Choose Your Pain (2017) (TV Episode)
Kirk and McCoy being sent to a Kilngon penal colony is mentoned in the trivia part of the show.
Star Trek: The Mirror Frontier (2017) (Short)
It is referenced.
Last Survivor: A Star Trek Fan Production (2018) (Short)
Dialogue "I don't even know his anatomy."
Star Trek: Temporal Anomaly (2019)
Fan Film
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
During the end credits, the main cast's signatures appear on screen to commemorate their final appearances, just as they do in this Star Trek movie.
Cinematic Excrement: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (2019) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings this movie up due to being a successor of the reviewed film.

Featured in 

The Chronic Rift: Organized Religion in Science Fiction (1992) (TV Episode)
Features as a nominee for Best Movie for the upcoming Roundtable Awards
1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Clip shown in 'Best hairdos' fake nominees and quotes montage
Star Trek: Voyager: Flashback (1996) (TV Episode)
The episode features flashbacks into scenes from this movie with the USS Excelsior with Captain Sulu, but incorporating Tuvok into them.
The Perils of Peacemaking (2003) (Video)
clips shown
Getaway: Seven Wonders of the World (2006) (TV Episode)
During a story on Paris and the Eiffel Tower, when its use as a location for many movies is mentioned, a clip from this movie is shown.
To Be or Not to Be: Klingons and Shakespeare (2009) (Video)
Segment shown on DVD
Collecting Star Trek's Movie Relics (2009) (Video)
clip shown
Starfleet Academy SCISEC Briefs: Praxis (2009) (TV Episode)
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Despicable Me/The Kids Are All Right (2010) (TV Episode)
"Lifetime Achievement in Technobabble" segment
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Robot Monster (2010) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie was shown among the list of Bronsan Caves filming location history.
Nostalgia Critic: Ferngully 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
clip of Kirk saying "let them die"
Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek: The Motion Picture (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek: Generations (2012) (TV Episode)
Critic briefly recaps the previous movie
Atop the Fourth Wall: Bloodstrike #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Maybe it's supposed to be Klingon blood."
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Incredible Hulk #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
When Hulk asks why he would want to be human, Linkara plays the clip of Kirk saying "Everybody's human."
WatchMojo: Top 10 Star Trek Movie Moments (2013) (TV Episode)
The Cloaked Warbird is #7. Final Farewell is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Star Trek Villains (2013) (TV Episode)
General Chang is #5.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (2013) (TV Episode)
Linkara reviews the comic adaptation and discusses the movie itself
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Materials (2013) (TV Episode)
Dilithium is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Armies (2014) (TV Episode)
Starfleet & the Klingons are #7.
To Be Takei (2014)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Star Trek Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Eyepatch-Wearing Characters in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
General Chang gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Prisons (2015) (TV Episode)
Rura Penthe is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Masked Political Messages in Film (2015) (TV Episode)
Making Peace with the Soviet Union gets an honorable mention.
Half in the Bag: Star Trek Beyond (2016) (TV Episode)
clip from Kim Cattrall saying "Sabotage" is shown
Lorraine: Episode dated 3 October 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Half in the Bag: Get Out and Logan (2017) (TV Episode)
movie clips are shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Space Danger Scenes! (2017) (TV Episode)
Praxis Wave is #8.
Half in the Bag: Thor: Ragnarok (2017) (TV Episode)
"Let them die!" clip is shown
Half in the Bag: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) (TV Episode)
movie clip is shown
The Toys That Made Us: Star Trek (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is featured.

Spoofed in 

Futurama: The Day the Earth Stood Stupid (2001) (TV Episode)
Tweenis 12 explodes in a shot that parodies the destruction of the Klingon home-world from this Star Trek movie.
Duck Dodgers: Of Course You Know, This Means War and Peace: Part 1 (2004) (TV Episode)
Much of the episode's plot spoofs the movie
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part VIII (2012) (TV Episode)
The final battle between the critics and Zod and Terl's ship spoofs the Enterprise and Excelsior's battle with the cloaked Klingon ship.

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