Although this is one of the weaker films in the franchise there’s still a lot to like here. It does move along at a leisurely pace with lots of shots showing off the scenery, so you have to be in the mood for that sort of thing. The story is good, but when compared to other Star Trek stories, it’s mediocre. The score by Jerry Goldsmith is top of the line. And it’s awesome what this film meant, reuniting the series cast and reinvigorating the franchise. If you’re looking to get into Star Trek movies this might not be the place to start, you could skip it and go straight to Wrath of Khan (1982).