Star Trek 2009 differences between theatrical and home versions of the movie

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by captainkirk, Nov 20, 2021.

  1. captainkirk

    captainkirk Commodore Commodore

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    No, just a regular screening. I also only saw it once in theaters. At this point it seems like I simply misremembered those moments and by coincidence my faulty memory matches what was in the script.
     
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  2. Rahul

    Rahul Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Okay, I'm going to be weird about this:
    I remember those lines too! They're not on the DVD/Home release? (I watched this movie two or three times in total, didn't read the novelization, script or anything else though).

    I especially remember the "and you never will"-part, because I thought that was pretty stupid back then - they're literally on the same bus to become classmates at that very moment!

    And I feel like I heard the "looks like you"--part, too, because at that these lines I always try to check if they managed to film a real baby/puppet/3-months old baby/how close it atually resembles the actors.:lol:
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    Sidenote: I watched the theatrical version, in englisch, in a German theater. So who knows.

    But yeah, snippets and weird cuts between movies/home versions happen quite more than one might imagine - film cutting is usually an ongoing process until the last minute before (or sometimes after) release (there's like literally even 4 or 5 different cuts of the original Star Wars just from 1977 alone!). But usually the differences are SO miniscule, no one catches them. Like this one - I would have never noticed. I'm actually not 100% sure myself. But I lean more towards "you didn't imagine that, because I remember that, too", than "collective Mandela effect" (but could be that, too - the more I think about it, the less sure I become).
     
  3. The Knappos

    The Knappos Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    It’s been a fair while since I watched 2009, but your post has made me sure I remember these lines.
     
  4. captainkirk

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    And I had just convinced myself I'd imagined them! :lol: Now I don't know what to think.
     
  5. drt

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    I bet that came about because most kids probably only ever saw the movie once, then got the Scholastic Storybook in 1977-1978, which contained that scene (with photos).

    My personal Star Trek false memory is from TWOK, I thought in the Mutara battle Kirk had a line stating, “Fire Phaser Bank 2” when Enterprise used the port side ventral phaser bank. I used to try and then figure out how the banks would be numbered if that one was #2, presuming that the forward ones were Bank #1.
     
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