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Today is the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek: First Contact. The eighth film in the beloved franchise, the film follows the crew of the Enterprise-E as they travel back in time to stop their most dreaded enemy, the Borg, from altering the past by stopping one of history's most famous space flights. The film became one of the highest grossing films of the year, was ranked as the biggest box office opening at the time, and has remained one of the most highly critically rated in the Star Trek franchise. It was the feature film debut as director for Jonathan Frakes, who would go on to also direct the sequel Insurrection. The film features The Next Generation series regulars Frakes as William Riker, Brent Spiner as Data, LeVar Burton as Geordi La Forge, Michael Dorn as Worf, Dwight Schultz as Reginald Barclay, and Majel Barrett-Roddenberry as the voice of the computer as well as newcomers James Cromwell as the man fated to become a legend Zefram Cochran, Neal McDonough as ill-fated conn officer Lt. Hawk.

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