For the Love of Spock

For the Love of Spock 

On the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, explore the life and legend of actor Leonard Nimoy and the cultural icon he created in Spock. Directed by his son Adam Nimoy and starring William Shatner, Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg..

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Essential viewing for fans... For the Love of Spock will live long and prosper 

The Hollywood Reporter

Love and admiration permeates every frame of this richly rewarding tribute 

Los Angeles Times

A heartfelt documentary... that includes never-before-seen footage and interviews of friends, family and colleagues 


After Nimoy’s death, the movie evolved into a more complicated portrait of a star who was often combative with his children and conflicted about his success 

A.V. Club

Essential viewing for fans... For the Love of Spock will live long and prosper 

The Hollywood Reporter

A loving yet nuanced look at not only Nimoy but at television production, the effect of fame on families, and the change in celebrity culture from the 1960s to now 

Film Journal International

A moving love letter to an icon and a father 


A worthy Star Trek tribute from son to icon 


Nimbly straddles biography and “Trek” valentine 

The New York Times

A suitably affectionate, warm-hearted tribute... 

JoBlo's Emporium

A worthy celebration of Leonard Nimoy... 

Birth. Movies. Death.

The clips of Leonard Nimoy's various roles are one of the great delights of this film... Unabashedly personal 


Nimoy served his iconic father well with this moving documentary... testament to a man whose fame is sure to live on for many generations 

Wonders in the Dark

Engaging... Emotional... It’s touching seeing everyone remember his contributions and his heart 

The Scene

A moving eulogy for his late father Leonard 

SF Weekly

Fascinating… fun… a must-watch 

Movie TV Tech Geeks

World Premiere

Tribeca Film Festival


Winner: Audience Award

Fantasia Film Festival


Official Selection

Northstar Science Film Festival


Official Selection

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival


Type Feature film
Length 111 Minutes
Rating 12
Genres Documentary, Sci-Fi
Cast Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, George Takei, J.J. Abrams , Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban
Director Adam Nimoy
Producer Joseph Kornbrodt
Producer & Cinematographer Kevin Layne
Language English
Country of origin United States

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