Originally Posted by Odradek
Maybe "Batman Begins" was the better movie. But rebooting Batman was immense easier. So I think it's fair to give the title to Trek, because it achieved much more.
What did it achieve exactly besides making Paramount a ton of money? It trashed TOS characters, made Star Trek indistinguishable from other space based sci-fi dramas, by removing its signature elements, wiping away, or making irrelevant 40 years of consistently developed fictional canon.