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A 1984 film in which a discouraged video-gaming boy finds himself recruited as a gunner for an alien defense force.

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Why does Centauri keep wearing his disguise on the Starfighter base?

In The Last Starfighter, an alien named Centauri disguises himself as a human and travels to Earth. There he whisks away Alex, a young video game addict, to serve as a Starfighter, a spacecraft ...
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Betazoids: The Last Starfighter versus Star Trek: The Next Generation

Released in 1984, The Last Starfighter is sometimes accused of borrowing too many themes and plot points from contemporaneous sci-fi fare, including the Star Wars trilogy. But conversely, one element ...