Alex is an 18-year old Earthling who has an extraordinary talent for video game wizardry and conquers the Starfighter game. He is then recruited by alien Centauri to be part of an elite legion of fighters. Leaving behind his trailer park existence, he heads to the outer regions of space. Alex becomes the last hope for the beleaguered Star League and hundreds of worlds, including Earth.
Human-alien encounters -- Fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction.
Recruiting and enlistment -- Fiction.
Video games and teenagers -- United States -- Fiction.
Science fiction films.
Betuel, Jonathan, screenwriter.
Castle, Nick, film director.
Denault, Edward O., film producer.
Guest, Lance, 1960- actor.
Lorimar Pictures, production company.
O'Herlihy, Dan, 1919-2005, actor.
Preston, Robert, 1918-1987, actor.
Safan, Craig, composer.
Stewart, Catherine Mary, actor.
Universal Pictures (Firm), production company.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.