Star Trek V: Collectors Edition details

Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 Special Collector's Edition of Star Trek V: The Final Frontier for 14th October 2003 with a retail price of $24.99. This two disc set includes the original theatrical cut presented in Anamorphic Widescreen with over 5-hours of bonus material including audio and text commentaries, deleted scenes, special features and interviews, production art, an Easter Egg and more.

The full specs (as seen at the official Star Trek website) are as follows...

Disc One: The Film

  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English and French DD2.0 Surround
  • Commentary by William Shatner and Liz Shatner (daughter and author of "Captain's Log – William Shatner's personal account of the making of Star Trek V – The Final Frontier")
  • Text commentary by Michael Okuda and Denise Okuda, co-authors of the "Star Trek Encyclopedia."

    Disc Two: Bonus Material


  • "Herman Zimmerman: A Tribute" – An examination of the visual influences production designer, Herman Zimmerman, has had on Star Trek since he first joined the Trek family on "Star Trek V." This retrospective illustrates what Mr. Zimmerman has contributed to not only the Star Trek features but also the TV series The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Enterprise. Includes interviews with Zimmerman, John Eaves (concept artist), Harve Bennett (producer), Penny Juday (project coordinator) and Michael Okuda (scenic artist)

  • "Original Interview: William Shatner" – An original, unedited interview with William Shatner, filmed during the production of "Star Trek V."

  • "Cosmic Thoughts" – In "Star Trek V," the crew of the Enterprise are searching for God and, as it turns out, spirituality has its place in the universe of Star Trek. This featurette examines the theme of religion throughout the TV series, the Star Trek movies and the annals of science fiction as a whole. Interviews include Ray Bradbury (sci-fi author), David Brin (scientist, sci-fi author), Frank Drake (head of SETI Institute), Charles Beichman (JPL, Terrestrial Planet Finder Project), Ted Peters (Exo-Theologists teaching at Berkeley), Eugene W. Roddenberry (son of Gene Roddenberry), Louis Friedman (executive director of the Planetary Society), Ralph Winter (executive producer) and David Loughery (screenwriter)

  • "That Klingon Couple" – Actors Spice Williams and Todd Bryant reminisce about when they portrayed Klingons Captain Klaa and Vixis

  • "The Green Future?" – "Star Trek V" opens on location in Yosemite National Park and an environmental tone is woven throughout the film. This featurette gives a snapshot of the global environment of the future. Interviews include David Siegenthaler (Yosemite ecologist), Richard Turco (UCLA Institute of the Environment) and Julia Parker, a Native American spokesperson with insights into Man's impact on the environment


  • Harve Bennett's Pitch To Sales Team – A pep talk by producer Harve Bennett to the Paramount sales team, firing them up about "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier."

  • The Journey – Behind-The-Scenes Documentary – Memories of how "Star Trek V" was conceived, produced and directed. Interviews include William Shatner (director), Leonard Nimoy (actor), Ralph Winter (executive producer), Harve Bennett (producer), David Loughery (screenwriter), Michael Okuda (scenic artist), Andrew Lazlo (cinematographer), John Eaves (concept artist) and Herman Zimmerman (production designer)

  • Make-Up Tests – An assembly of camera tests for various characters from the film

  • Per-Visualization Models – Spaceship model makers rehearse special effects moves with models

  • Rock Man In the Raw – Design elements and test footage of the aborted Rock Man costume

  • "Star Trek V" Press Conference – A reconstruction of the multi-camera press conference held on the last day of shooting for "Star Trek V" and hosted by William Shatner

  • Deleted Scenes – A variety of deleted scenes from "Star Trek V."


  • Trailers – The teaser trailer, theatrical trailer and the trailer for The Complete Adventures of Indiana Jones


  • Production Gallery – An assembly of stills and footage that capture behind-the-scene moments of production

  • Storyboards

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