The Last Starfighter Poster

Release Date: July 13th, 1984

DVD Release Date: June 8th, 1999

PG|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
After finally achieving the high score on Starfighter, his favorite arcade game, everyday teenager Alex Rogan (Lance Guest) meets the game's designer, Centauri (Robert Preston) -- who reveals that he created Starfighter as a training ground for developing and recruiting actual pilots to help fight a war in space. Whisked away from the banality of his trailer park life to a distant alien planet, Alex struggles to use his video game-playing skills to pilot a real ship, with real lives at stake.

Cast: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Barbara Bosson, Norman Snow, John O'Leary, Chris Hebert

Director: Nick Castle

Genres: Science fiction

Keywords: 1980s, Mother, Amusing, Rise, Brother, Underdog, Growing up, Transformation