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Star Trek Streaming Guide: Where to Watch Star Trek Movies and TV Shows Online

With legacy shows, new debuts, and a dozen bakery movies, there’s plenty of Star Trek to watch and it’s all available online, but finding which streaming service has which shows can feel like hunting a bird of prey undercover. That’s why we’ve created our Star Trek streaming guide to help you figure out where to watch Star Trek movies and TV shows.

Given the sheer number of streaming services available, it wouldn’t be hard to imagine one dedicated to all things Trek, but sadly, one has yet to materialize. In the absence of Star Trek + (or whatever it’s called), then it would make sense for all of Trek to have just one house, but that’s not true either. To stream the entire Starfleet catalog, you will need several different subscriptions, or be willing to shell out the currency for rentals or purchases.

Two caveats when using this Star Trek streaming guide. First, this only applies to the US and the UK. Streaming licenses vary by service and country, so what’s on Netflix in one may be on Hulu in another, if it’s there. Second, this guide is accurate at the time of writing, but digital content flows regularly between broadcast channels. We’ll keep this guide updated as things change, but we don’t have warp drive here.

You can also check out our Star Trek movies, ranked from worst to best guide. We analyze which movies you should download at incredible speed and which ones need to be banished to the Mirror Universe.

How to stream Star Trek movies in the US

Walter Koenig, Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, James Doohan, DeForest Kelley, George Takei and Nichelle Nichols in Star Trek IV The Voyage Home (1986) _Paramount Pictures

(Image credit: Paramount Pictures)

The Star Trek movies can be divided into three ordered groups: the original cast, the next generation cast, and the reboot cast. So maybe it’s appropriate that to watch the full plugin, you need access to three streaming services.

While the movies were (almost) on Paramount + at one point, that’s no longer the case. The original films moved to AMC + thanks to a deal made prior to the Paramount + rebranding and digital push. They should return to Paramount + at some point, but that would not complete the portfolio yet, as Star Trek (2009) is only available on Netflix. Just to compound the mess, it’s the only Trek movie on Netflix.

Here’s how to stream the Star Trek movies in the US, in order of release:

Star Trek: The Movie – AMC + *
Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan – AMC + *
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock – AMC + *
Star Trek IV: The Journey Home – AMC + *
Star Trek V: The Last Frontier – AMC + *
Star Trek VI: The Unknown Country – AMC + *

Star Trek: Generations – Paramount +
Star Trek: First Contact – Paramount +
Star Trek: Insurrection – Paramount +
Star Trek: Nemesis – Paramount +

Star Trek (2009) – Netflix
Star Trek Into Darkness – Paramount +
Star Trek: Beyond – Paramount +

* AMC + is available as a channel through various streaming services. We have linked to Amazon Prime Video.

How to stream Star Trek movies in the UK

Walter Koenig, William Shatner, James Doohan, DeForest Kelley and George Takei in Star Trek III The Search for Spock (1984) _Paramount Pictures

(Image credit: Paramount Pictures)

Star Trek streaming gets a bit more complicated in the UK, where Paramount + doesn’t exist. As a result, the movies are distributed on various streaming services, and you will usually have to pay to rent or buy them.

It appears that Paramount has stopped offering offers to stream Star Trek movies in the UK in preparation for Paramount Plus’ arrival in the UK in 2023. Star Trek Nemesis and Star Trek (2009) can be found on NowTV, and Star Trek Beyond can be found on Amazon Prime Video, but that’s it for streaming subscription services.

Star Trek: The Movie: Virgin TV Go, Apple TV *, Google Play *, Amazon *
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan – Virgin TV Go, Apple TV *, Google Play *, Amazon *
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock – Virgin TV Go, Apple TV *, Google Play *, Amazon *
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home – Virgin TV Go, Apple TV *, Google Play *, Amazon *
Star Trek V: The Last Frontier: Virgin TV Go, Apple TV *, Google Play *, Amazon *
Star Trek VI: The Unknown Country – Virgin TV Go, Apple TV *, Google Play *, Amazon *

Star Trek: Generations – Google Play *, Amazon *, Apple TV *
Star Trek: First Contact: Google Play *, Amazon *, Apple TV *
Star Trek: Insurrection – Google Play *, Amazon *, Apple TV *
Star Trek: Nemesis – NowTV, Google Play *, Amazon *, Apple TV *

Star Trek (2009) – NowTV, Google Play *, Amazon *, Apple TV *
Star Trek: Into Darkness – Google Play *, Amazon *, Apple TV *
Star Trek: Beyond – Amazon Prime Video, Google Play *, Apple TV *

* available to rent or buy

How to stream Star Trek TV shows in the US

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Things are a bit neater when it comes to Star Trek on the small screen. Not only does Paramount + have all the episodes of all the old Trek shows, it is also home to all the new Star Trek programming such as Picard and Strange New Worlds. If you are a Trekkie, you definitely want to have Paramount + to keep up with the object of your affection.

If your relationship with Trek is a bit more casual, or Paramount + is not an option, Netflix has much of the legacy Star Trek programming that you would like to see. It doesn’t have the masterpiece that is The Animated Series (cough), but it does have The Next Generation, which is arguably what most low-key Trek fans want to see, anyway.

It is quite simple. If you want to watch the new Star Trek shows, you must have Paramount +, but if you’re in the mood for older programming, you can also use Netflix.

Star Trek: The Original Series – Paramount +
Star Trek: The Next Generation – Paramount +, Netflix
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Paramount +, Netflix
Star Trek: Voyager – Paramount +
Star Trek: Enterprise – Paramount +

Star Trek: Discovery – Paramount +
Star Trek: Picard – Paramount +
Star Trek: Short Hikes – Paramount +
Star Trek: Lower Decks – Paramount +
Star Trek: Prodigy – Paramount +
Star Trek: The Animated Series – Paramount +

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – Paramount +

How to stream Star Trek TV shows in the UK

star trek: the next generation of picard

(Image credit: Paramount)

Not having Paramount + hurts a little less when it comes to streaming Star Trek shows in the UK. Like the folks across the pond, Netflix is ​​home to all of the legacy programming, as well as Discovery. For Picard and Lower Decks, you will have to jump to Amazon Prime. The animated Star Trek: Prodigy will debut on Paramount + when it launches on Sky platforms in 2022. Strange New Worlds will almost certainly follow suit, though it’s hard to say exactly when.

Star Trek: The Original Series – Netflix
Star Trek: The Next Generation – Netflix
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Netflix
Star Trek: Star Trek: Voyager – Netflix
Star Trek: Enterprise – Netflix

Star Trek: Discovery – Netflix
Star Trek: Picard – Amazon Prime Video
Star Trek: Short Treks – Netflix *
Star Trek: Lower Decks – Amazon Prime Video
Star Trek: Prodigy – Coming 2022 for Paramount +
Star Trek: The Animated Series – Netflix

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – TBD

* Scroll down to the Trailers & More section of the Star Trek Discovery entry.

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