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Product Details

  • An MVD Exclusive
  • Version: Collector's Edition
  • SKU: AV505
  • Format: 4K Ultra HD
  • UPC: 760137124221
  • Street Date: 05/30/23
  • PreBook Date: 04/25/23
  • Label: Arrow Video »
  • Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy
  • Run Time: 101 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 1984
  • Region Code: 0
  • Box Lot:
  • Territory: US
  • Language: English


Cast & Crew

  • Actors:
  •       Lance Guest
  •       Robert Preston
  •       Kay E. Kuter
  •       Catherine Mary Stewart
  •       Dan O'Herlihy
  •       Barbara Bosson
  •       Dan Mason
  •       Norman Snow
  •       Chris Hebert
  •       John O'Leary
  •       Vernon Washington
  •       Peter Nelson
  •       Scott Dunlop
  • Director: Nick Castle


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The Last Starfighter: Collector's Edition [4K Ultra HD]


The Last Starfighter: Collector
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Greetings Starfighter! You have been recruited by Arrow Video to experience the 1984 sci-fi classic as you've never experienced it before! Directed by Nick Castle, the man behind the Michael Myers mask in the original Halloween, The Last Starfighter tells the story Alex Rogan (Lance Guest), an arcade game whizz-kid whose wildest dreams comes true when he finds himself enlisted to fight in an interstellar war. Now newly restored from a 4K scan of the original negative and featuring a 4.1 mix originally created for the film's 70mm release - never included on previous home video formats - The Last Starfighter arrives loaded with brand new and archival bonus features. Strap yourself in: the Ultra HD adventure of a lifetime is about to begin!


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Bonus Materials

  • Brand new 4K restoration by Arrow Films from the original camera negative
  • 4K (2160p) Ultra HD Blu-ray presentation in Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible)
  • Uncompressed 2.0 stereo, 5.1 DTS-HD MA and 4.1 audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with star Lance Guest and his son Jackson Guest
  • Audio commentary with Mike White of The Projection Booth podcast
  • Archival audio commentary with director Nick Castle and production designer Ron Cobb
  • Maggie’s Memories: Revisiting The Last Starfighter – interview with actor Catherine Mary Stewart
  • Into the Starscape: Composing The Last Starfighter – interview with composer Craig Safan
  • Incredible Odds: Writing The Last Starfighter – interview with screenwriter Jonathan Betuel
  • Interstellar Hit-Beast: Creating the Special Effects – interview with special effects supervisor Kevin Pike
  • Excalibur Test: Inside Digital Productions – interview with sci-fi author Greg Bear on Digital Productions, the company responsible for the CGI in The Last Starfighter
  • Greetings Starfighter! Inside the Arcade Game – an interview with arcade game collector Estil Vance on reconstructing the Starfighter game
  • Heroes of the Screen – archival featurette
  • Crossing the Frontier: The Making of The Last Starfighter – archival 4-part documentary
  • Image galleries
  • Theatrical and teaser trailers
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Matt Ferguson
  • Collector's booklet featuring writing by Amanda Reyes and sci-fi author Greg Bear's Omni magazine article on Digital Productions, the company responsible for the CGI in The Last Starfighter

Sales Points

  • One of the most requested titles for a UHD release
  • That rare 80s anomaly - a sci-fi movie that has gotten even more popular over time

Press Quotes

I frankly can't imagine any fan of this film not being over the moon (no pun intended) about the uptick in clarity and detail levels across the board in this presentation when compared to the pretty lackluster video on the old Universal Blu-ray. All in all, this is another fantastic upgrade of a cult item by Arrow which should certainly be appreciated by most fans. Highly recommended


The Last Starfighter (1984) is one of those great, escapist adventure films that so many kids saw on video and have a soft spot for to this day. Thanks to [Arrow Video's] new squeaky-clean 4K restoration, we know that the movie holds

     —Under the Radar

[Arrow Video's The Last Starfighter] is like a warm blanket-perfectly cozy and a much-needed shot of good ole positivity. With a nearly perfect presentation and a wonderful assortment extras new and old... Highly Recommended!

     —The Digital Bits

The Last Starfighter remains one of the quintessential films that demonstrates practically everything audiences loved about films from the 1980's. This release looks and sounds fantastic... Highest recommendation possible

     —Sci Fi History

The Last Starfighter is highly derivative of other sci-fi films, though it’s produced with such gumption and inspiration that you end up appreciating how it builds off of the popular sci-fi before it.

     —SAM COHEN, High-Def Digest

Of all of Hollywood’s attempts to cash in on the video game craze of the 1980s, The Last Starfighter trails only Tron as the decade’s most fondly nostalgized entry in the video game movie’s micro boom.

     —JAKE COLE, Slant Magazine

The film itself is like a warm blanket—perfectly cozy and a much-needed shot of good ole positivity. With a nearly perfect presentation and a wonderful assortment of extras new and old, this is definitely the kind of upgrade that fans of the film will appreciate. Highly recommended!

     —Tim Salmons, The Digital Bits

The Last Starfighter is a memorable 80s sci-fi adventure that has its place among the genre films of its era.

     —RALPH POTTS, AVS Forum

An 80’s sci-fi gem…



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