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The Last Starfighter (1984)  link to The Last Starfighter on IMDb  

Number: 391

poster The Last Starfighter

IMDb Rating:
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6.7/10 (30574 votes)

Country: USA, 101 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

Director(s): Nick Castle

Storyline:
Alex Rogan lives in a trailer court where his mother is manager and everyone is like a big extended family. He beats the Starfighter video game to the applause of everyone in the court and later that day finds he has been turned down for a student loan for college. Depressed, he meets Centauri, who introduces himself as a person from the company that made the game, before Alex really knows what is going on he is on the ride of his life in a "car" flying through space. Chosen to take the skills he showed on the video game into real combat to protect the galaxy from an invasion. Alex gets as far as the Starfighter base before he really realized that he was conscripted and requests to be taken back home. When he gets back home, he finds a Zando-Zan (alien bounty hunter) is stalking him. Unable to go home and live, Alex returns to the Starfighter base to find all the pilots have been killed and he is the galaxy's only chance to be saved from invasion. To defeat the invaders, who are ...

Cast:

photo Kay E. Kuter Kay E. Kuter Enduran
photo Lance Guest Lance Guest Alex Rogan / Beta Alex
photo Dan O'Herlihy Dan O'Herlihy Grig
photo Catherine Mary Stewart Catherine Mary Stewart Maggie Gordon
photo Barbara Bosson Barbara Bosson Jane Rogan

Medium: Unknown,

Location: c3p35

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1