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The Last Starfighter
Directed by:
Nick Castle

Starring Lance Guest, Dan O'Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Barbara Bosson, Norman Snow and Robert Preston, "The Last Starfighter" (also known as "Giochi stellari", "Starfight") is an Action/Adventure/Family/Science Fiction film directed by Nick Castle, released in the USA on July 13 of 1984.

Alex Rogan is a small town teenager with big time dreams. Dreams of college... of success... of marrying his girlfriend, Maggie. He's just like everybody else, except Alex has a very special talent... that no one on Earth can appreciate. But, tonight, a mysterious stranger has called on Alex. He's come from a galaxy that's under attack from an alien force. And Alex's unique ability is their last hope.

Who is the director of "The Last Starfighter":

The Last Starfighter was directed by Nick Castle, an American writer, director, and actor.

Before directing The Last Starfighter, Nick Castle had directed Tag: The Assassination Game, released in 1982. Since, he directed The Boy Who Could Fly, released in 1986, Tap (1989), Dennis the Menace (1993), Major Payne (1995), Delivering Milo (2001), and The Seat Filler (2004).

What was the release date of "The Last Starfighter":

The Last Starfighter was initally released in the United States on Friday, July 13, 1984. Also released on this day was The Muppets Take Manhattan (dir. Frank Oz). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, June 05, 1985 in France; Friday, April 19, 1985 in Germany and on Saturday, April 27, 1985 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Last Starfighter":

At the casting of The Last Starfighter we find Lance Guest, previously seen in I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982) and Halloween II (1981); Dan O'Herlihy (Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), MacArthur (1977)); Catherine Mary Stewart (The Apple (1980)) [ more... ]

  • Charlene Nelson, John Maio, Robert Starr and Scott Dunlop also appeared in Tag: The Assassination Game, released in 1982.
  • Dan O'Herlihy and Al Berry also appeared together in Halloween III: Season of the Witch, released in 1982.
  • Robert Starr and Peter Nelson also appeared in Delivering Milo, released in 2001.
  • Peter Nelson and Peggy Pope also appeared in Curfew, released in 1989.

What is the Storyline of "The Last Starfighter":

Alex Rogan (Lance Guest), is a teenager living in a trailer park with his mother (Barbara Bosson) and little brother (Chris Hebert). Outside of being the handyman at the trailer park, his sole hobby is playing Starfighter, a stand-up arcade game where the player defends "the Frontier" from "Xur and the Ko-Dan Armada" in a space battle. Eventually he becomes the highest scoring player of the game. Shortly afterwards, he is approached by the game's inventor, Centauri (Robert Preston) who invites him to [...]

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