I don’t know if this is the answer to what was wrong with Into Darkness, but this solution is funny.
Whether it’s Ruta Lee and Bobby Van repopulating the human race or Duane Jones killing zombies, I’ve got you covered for free science fiction movies you can watch online.
Forbidden World, originally titled Mutant, is a 1982 American cult classic science fiction/horror film. The screenplay was written by Tim Curnen, from a screenstory by R.J. Robertson and Jim Wynorski. It was co-edited and directed by Allan Holzman, who had edited Battle Beyond the Stars two years earlier. The cast includes Jesse Vint, Dawn Dunlap, June Chadwick, Linden Chiles, Fox Harris, Raymond Oliver, Scott Paulin, Michael Bowen, and Don Olivera
There are quite a few attempts at Star Trek fan films and this one is one of the finest. I loved this story about the Freighter Aurora with it’s young captain and Vulcan first officer. It’s a remarkable job of a 3D animated movie.
An alien civilization, which facing eminent extinction, kidnaps two famous genetic scientists from Earth. A troop of soldiers is dispatched to combat the humanoid robots and rescue the victims.
Good aliens are sent from the Emerald planet to protect the earth from an evil space race called the Spherions. Starman shows up and finds out that not only has to fight the Sperions, he also has to root out human traitors.
A glowing meteor lands on the icy plains of Lappland in the north of Sweden, the authorities are alerted of the phenomenon, but all is not as it seems; this is not a normal meteor.