The actor and director left us on February 27 eight years ago. Let’s remember the icon through five streaming films that he starred in and directed.
On February 27, eight years ago, the legend left us at the age of 83 Leonard Nimoy. Thanks to the role of Spock in the Star trek series and subsequently in the various film adaptations, the actor has become a star loved by generations of viewers around the world. Over time, however, Nimoy has also established himself as a successful director, making at least one huge exploit with critics and audiences that you will find in the five film in streaming selected to pay homage to him. So here is the best of the career of a world showbusiness icon that we will never cease to miss. Enjoy the reading.
Five streaming films starring and/or directed by Leonard Nimoy
- Terror from deep space
- Star Trek
- Star Trek II – The Night of the Khan
- Star Trek IV – The Voyage Home
- Three bachelors and a baby
Terror from Outer Space (1978)
Simply one of the best sci-fi movies ever made. Philip Kaufman updates Invasion of the Body Snatchers making it a film of rare psychological and emotional compactness, a journey to a frozen and suffocating hell. Terror from deep space together with Nimoy sees magnificent actors such as Donald Sutherland, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright, Brooke Adams and many others. With a legendary ending and a cameo by Robert Duvall crazy. Masterpiece. Available on Apple Itunes, Amazon Prime Video.
Star Trek (1979)
The first Star Trek for the big screen it becomes an instant cult object, an accurate and visually remarkable sci-fi that pays homage to the series but not the ape at all. Also because behind the camera there is a great “craftsman” which he was Robert Wise. Nimoy, William Shatner and all the other legendary members of the Enterprise make the film very enjoyable, but the best of the series is yet to come…Available on CHILI, Google PlayAmazon Prime Video, NOW.
Star Trek II – The Sun (1982)
Nicholas Meyer packs a second chapter of the portentous saga, with Ricardo Montalban which builds a Shakespearean adversary of enormous depth and charisma. Star Trek II – The Night of the Khan brings to the viewer the drama of the individual characters set in a cinematic spectacle of the highest quality. Film that is impressive entertainment. To be framed. Available on Rakuten TVCHILI, Google Play, Apple Itunes, Amazon Prime Video, NOW, Paramount +.
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Leonard Nimoy goes behind the camera for one of the most acclaimed chapters of the saga: Star Trek IV – The Voyage Home brings Spock, Kirk and all the others back to our planet, confronting them with the problems of a society devoted to unbridled individualism and capitalism. Moments of excellent cinema for an excellently balanced and entertaining film. Three Oscar nominations including one for the beautiful cinematography of Don Peterman. Disponibile su Rakuten TV, CHILI, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, NOW.
Three Men and a Baby (1987)
Nimoy confirms himself as a sensitive and acute director with the highest-grossing film of the year, an all (or almost all) male comedy starring Ted Danson, Tom Selleck e Steve Guttenberg. Remake of a French film, Three bachelors and a baby it is a very amusing product, which puts the male figure in the sedan and a full-blown stereotype of Western society. Hilarious scenes and a touching ending, Deserved success for the film and its intelligent author. Available on CHILI, Google Play, Apple Itunes, Amazon Prime Video, Disney +.
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