STARRING: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stwart, Barbara Bosson, Norman Snow

1984, 100 Minutes, Directed by: Nick Castle

Description: The title game is actually a test for prospective starship pilots, planted by embattled aliens under siege from an evil invader. When a restless teenager (Lance Guest) racks up an impressive score, he finds himself spirited away to the besieged planet and thrust into the midst of an intergalactic war.

Kids' fantasy come true: juvenile with a high-score on a video arcade game at the local shop gets recruited by a bunch of aliens to commandeer a real starship and defend their planet against invaders.

Children will love this stuff even though some of the computer-generated effects at the climactic battle scenes aren't all that hot even by the standards of its time.



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