‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Movies Arriving on 4K Disc April 4

Paramount Home Entertainment April 4 will release the four films focused on the cast of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc for the first time.

The collection includes 1994’s Star Trek: Generations, 1996’s Star Trek: First Contact, 1998’s Star Trek: Insurrection and 2002’s Star Trek: Nemesis.

The films continue the 24th century adventures of the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise as seen on the 1987-94 series “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” starring Patrick Stewart as Capt. Picard, Brent Spiner as the android Data, Jonathan Frakes as first officer Riker, Michael Dorn as the Klingon security officer Worf, LeVar Burton as chief engineer Geordi LaForge, Marina Sirtis as Counselor Troi, and Gates McFadden as Dr. Crusher.

Each film has been fully remastered and is presented on a 4K Ultra HD disc with Dolby Vision and HDR-10.

The films will be available as part of an eight-disc collection that includes them on both 4K disc and a remastered Blu-ray, as well as individually as combo packs. A digital copy code of each film will be included with both the collection and the individual combo packs. The discs will also include most of the legacy bonus material.

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In Star Trek: Generations, the Enterprise crew confronts a scientist (Malcolm McDowell), whose manipulation of a powerful phenomenon called the Nexus that can influence time and space threatens the existence of a populated planet. To stop him, Picard must team up with the original series’ Capt. Kirk (William Shatner), who was previously displaced in time by the Nexus.

Generations extras include:

  • Commentary by director David Carson and Manny Coto
  • Commentary by Brannon Braga and Ronald D. Moore
  • Text Commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Library Computer
  • Production Featurettes: “Uniting Two Legends”; “Stellar Cartography: Creating the Illusion”; “Strange New Worlds: The Valley of Fire”; “Scoring Trek”
  • Visual Effects Feaurettes: “Inside ILM: Models & Miniatures”; “Crashing the Enterprise”
  • Scene Deconstructions: Main Title Sequence, The Nexus Ribbon and Saucer Crash Sequence
  • “The Star Trek Universe” Featurettes: “A Tribute to Matt Jefferies”; “The Enterprise Lineage”; “Captain Picard’s Family Album”; “Creating 24th Century Weapons”; “Next Generation Designer Flashback Andrew Probert”; “Stellar Cartography on Earth”; “Brent Spiner – Data and Beyond Part 1”; “Trek Roundtable: Generations”; “Starfleet Academy SCISEC Brief 007: Trilithium”
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Archives
  • Trailers


In Star Trek: First Contact, the crew follows the Borg, a deadly enemy from the TV show, back to the 21st century to stop them from assimilating Earth into their robotic collective and preventing the future formation of the United Federation of Planets. While Picard tries to rescue Data from the Borg Queen (Alice Krige), the rest of the crew must assist a reluctant engineer (James Cromwell) in developing warp drive, which leads to Earth making first contact with an alien race.

First Contact extras include:

  • Commentary by director and actor Jonathan Frakes
  • Commentary by screenplay writers Brannon Braga and Ronald D. Moore
  • Commentary by Damon Lindelof and Anthony Pascale
  • Text commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Library Computer
  • Production Featurettes: “Making First Contact“; “The Art of First Contact”; “The Story“; “The Missile Silo“; “The Deflector Dish“; “From ‘A’ to ‘E’
  • Scene Deconstructions: Borg Queen Assembly, Escape Pod Launch and Borg Queen’s Demise
  • “The Star Trek Universe” Featurettes
    • Jerry Goldsmith: A Tribute”; “The Legacy of Zefram Cochrane”; “First Contact: The Possibilities”; “Industrial Light & Magic – The Next Generation”; “Greetings from the International Space Station”; “SpaceShipOne’s Historic Flight”; “Brent Spiner – Data and Beyond Part 2”; “Trek Roundtable: First Contact“; “Starfleet Academy SCISEC Brief 008: Temporal Vortex”
  • The Borg Collective Featurettes: “Unimatrix One”; “The Queen”; “Design Matrix”
  • Archives
  • Trailers


In Star Trek: Insurrection, the crew conspire to prevent an alien warl0rd (F. Murray Abraham) from removing a colony of pacifists from a planet so he can mine it for its age-reversing energies.

Insurrection extras include:

  • Commentary by Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis
  • Text Commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Library Computer
  • ProductionFeaturettes: “It Takes a Village”; “Location, Location, Location”; “The Art of Insurrection”; “Anatomy of a Stunt”; “The Story”; “Making Star Trek: Insurrection”; “Director’s Notebook”
  • “The Star Trek Universe” Featurettes: “Westmore’s Aliens”; “Westmore’s Legacy”; “Star Trek’s Beautiful Alien Women”; “Marina Sirtis – The Counselor Is In”; “Brent Spiner – Data and Beyond Part 3”; “Trek Roundtable: Insurrection“; “Starfleet Academy SCISEC Brief 009: The Origins of the Ba’ku and Son’a Conflict”
  • “Creating the Illusion” Featurettes: “Shuttle Chase”; “Drones”; “Duck Blind”
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Archives
  • Advertising


In Star Trek: Nemesis, Picard comes face to face with a clone of his younger self (Tom Hardy) who has taken control of the Romulan Empire and threatens the galaxy with a new superweapon.

Nemesis extras include:

  • Commentary by director Stuart Baird
  • Commentary by producer Rick Berman
  • Commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Text Commentary by Michael and Denise Okuda
  • Library Computer
  • Production Featurettes: “Nemesis Revisited”; “New Frontiers – Stuart Baird on Directing Nemesis“; “Storyboarding the Action”; “Red Alert! Shooting the Action of Nemesis“; “Build and Rebuild”; “Four-Wheeling in the Final Frontier”; “Screen Test: Shinzon”
  • “The Star Trek Universe” Featurettes: “A Star Trek Family’s Final Journey”; “A Bold Vision of The Final Frontier”; “The Enterprise E”; “Reunion with the Rikers”; “Today’s Tech Tomorrow’s Data”; “Robot Hall of Fame”; “Brent Spiner – Data and Beyond Part 4”; “Trek Roundtable: Nemesis“; “Starfleet Academy SCISEC Brief 010: Thalaron Radiation”
  • “The Romulan Empire” Featurettes: “Romulan Lore”; “Shinzon & the Viceroy”; “Romulan Design”; “The Romulan Senate”; “The Scimitar”
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Archives
  • Trailers


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The April disc release date is a nod to “First Contact Day,” which takes place in Star Trek: First Contact on April 5, 2063. The release also coincides with the final episodes of the third season of the Paramount+ original series “Star Trek: Picard,” which brings the full cast back together for the first time since Nemesis.

The six films featuring the cast of the original 1960s “Star Trek” series were released in a 4K collection Sept. 6, 2022.

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