PG | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
Nick Castle, Lance Guest and Dan O'Herlihy had all previously been in the Halloween movie franchise. Castle played Michael Myers in Halloween (1978), Guest played Jimmy in Halloween II (1981), and O'Herlihy played Conal Cochran in Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982).
Louis, you're having a terrible nightmare. Go back to sleep.
The interior set of the Star Car does not match the exterior shots.
In the 1998 VHS release of the film in Australia and New Zealand, both the Universal Pictures and the Lorimar logos were replaced by the Warner Brothers logo at the beginning of the film.
$6,011,695 15 July 1984