Wing Commander

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Director: Chris Roberts
Writer: Kevin Droney
20th Century Fox; PG-13; 105 minutes
Release: 3/99
Cast: Freddie Prinze, Jr., Saffron Burrows and Matthew Lillard

Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Matthew Lillard star as Top Gun?ish fighter pilots intent on saving the Earth from the evil Kilrathi. Bad makeup and substandard effects explode into intergalactic disappointment?or maybe it's just that I'm not a prepubescent boy. Wing Commander is what happens when a video game gets transposed to the big screen. It isn't pretty.