Star Trek: Insurrection - Movie Synopsis & Plot
To enter a new era of medicine, the Federation of Planets is willing to sacrifice the lives of 600 innocent and peaceful people. Hoping that the materials orbiting a planet, which offer eternal youth, can be used to cure billions of people galaxy-wide, the Federation has formed an alliance with an alien race called the Son'a. Ruthless as they are, the Son'a possess the technology capable of capturing the gas which gives off the necessary material, and to ensure their survival, they need it. But, on the planet below, a group of refugees which have been living there for over 300 years, will have to be moved from their homes, and their paradise.
Captain Picard and the Enterprise enter the scene when one of his officers, android Commander Data, turns lethal and reveals the observations of the Son'a and Federation to the Ba'ku. Picard successfully captures Data and returns him to normal, but in the process is drawn into a secret agenda. The Federation have devised a holographic ship, which, appearing identical to the Ba'ku village, will be used to move the peaceful aliens to another planet.
Picard confronts Admiral Dougherty, only to learn that the Federation is backing the plan. The prime directive, everything the Federation is built around, has been thrown out the window so the Federation will gain an advantage over the Dominion. When Doughtery disacknowledges him and sends the Enterprise packing, however, Picard realizes that the last chance for the Ba'ku is him. Assisted by several crew members, risking a court martial and almost certain death, he sets out to save the Ba'ku and stop the Son'a, once and for all.