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The Last Starfighter (1984)

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Dan Mason Dan Mason
Lord Kril
Lance Guest Lance Guest
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Maggie Gordon
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Sci-Fi Fail...or, at least, Stale

7 years, 3 months ago at Aug 23 17:04
I saw this when I was a kid; my dad told me it was good, but it sucked.

Everything about it was bad--the characters sucked, the plot sucked, the total unrealism insulted your intelligence, the sci-fi wonder-workings were bland and ordinary, even the much-hailed final fight was stupid and not worth watching.

....And, on further reflection, I'll admit: maybe it was sup... read more
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A video-gaming boy, seemingly doomed to stay at his trailer park home all his life, finds himself recruited as a gunner for an alien defense force.
Release date: 13 July 1984
UPC: 025192051920
Tags: Sci-fi (11), Adventure (9), 1984 (8), Action (7), Aliens (5), Romance (4), Family (4), 1980s (4), Comedy (3), Fantasy (3), Space (3), Alien (3), Usa (2), Flying (2), Students (2), HQ (1), HD-DVD (1), (1), 2.20:1 (1), Sci-fi: Drama (1)
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