Most Popular "Death Ray" Titles
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1. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.
PG | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi.
4. The NeverEnding Story (1984)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A troubled boy dives into a wonderous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.
5. War of the Worlds (2005)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.
6. Barbarella (1968)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
In the far future, a highly sexual woman is assigned with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way, she encounters various unusual people.
Writers: Jean-Claude Forest, Claude Brulé, Terry Southern, Roger Vadim, Vittorio Bonicelli, Clement Biddle Wood, Brian Degas, Tudor Gates | Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea
7. Logan's Run (1976)
PG | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at the age of 30.
9. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Approved | 92 min | Sci-Fi
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
10. Heavy Metal (1981)
R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
11. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Charles Dreyfus threatens to destroy the world with a doomsday device if Inspector Clouseau is not killed. Naturally, this is far harder than it sounds.
12. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
Unrated | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Extra-terrestrials flying in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.
13. Superman (1941)
Passed | 10 min | Animation, Short, Action
The Man of Steel fights a mad scientist who is destroying Metropolis with an energy cannon.
14. Tesla: Master of Lightning (2000 TV Movie)
87 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Biography of electrical inventor and visionary genius Nikola Tesla.
15. Robot Monster (1953)
Approved | 66 min | Sci-Fi
The monstrous Ro-Man attempts to annihilate the last family alive on Earth, but finds himself falling for their beautiful daughter.
16. Message from Space (1978)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In this Star Wars take-off, the peaceful planet of Jillucia has been nearly wiped out by the Gavanas, whose leader takes orders from his mother (played by a comic actor in drag) rather than... See full summary »
17. Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)
Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A young alien (David Love) falls for a pretty teenage Earth girl (Dawn Anderson) and they team up to try to stop the plans of his invading cohorts, who intend to use Earth as a ... See full summary »
18. Devil Girl from Mars (1954)
Approved | 77 min | Sci-Fi
An uptight, leather-clad female alien, armed with a ray gun and accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect Earth's men as breeding stock.
19. Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
Passed | 216 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a boy is given the power to become an adult superhero with a single magic word.
Writers: Ronald Davidson, Norman S. Hall, Arch Heath, Joseph F. Poland, Sol Shor | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Tom Tyler, Frank Coghlan Jr., William 'Billy' Benedict, Louise Currie
20. Chandu the Magician (1932)
Unrated | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When delusional madman Roxor kidnaps a scientist in hopes of using his death ray to achieve world dominance, he is opposed by Chandu, a powerful hypnotist and yogi.
21. Mission Stardust (1967)
G | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A team of astronauts is sent to the moon to rescue an alien who is seeking help to save her dying race. They are attacked by a force of bandit robots and discover that enemy spies are out to kill the alien.
22. Destroy All Humans! (2005 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Comedy
You are Cryptospordium-137, a Furon sent to Earth to collect Furon DNA embedded in humans.
23. The Colossus of New York (1958)
Unrated | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A brilliant surgeon encases his dead son's brain in a large robot body, with unintended results...
24. Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938)
Approved | 299 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When a deadly ray strikes Earth, Flash and his friends return to space to battle Ming the Merciless and his ally the queen of Mars.
Writers: Ray Trampe, Norman S. Hall, Wyndham Gittens, Herbert Dalmas, Alex Raymond | Directors: Ford Beebe, Robert F. Hill, Frederick Stephani | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Frank Shannon
25. King of the Rocket Men (1949)
Passed | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Jeff King in his experimental rocket suit battles the evil Dr. Vulcan.
26. Danger!! Death Ray (1967)
93 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Secret Agent Bart Fargo chases the kidnappers of the inventor of a death ray.
27. The Invisible Ray (1936)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X.
28. Kamikaze (1986)
90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A crazy old and bored scientist invents a system which allows him to reach through the airwaves and transform live TV cameras into weapons to kill whoever is being filmed.
29. Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)
Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer... See full summary »
30. The Phantom Empire (1935)
Approved | 245 min | Musical, Sci-Fi, Western
When the ancient continent of Mu sank beneath the ocean, some of its inhabitant survived in caverns beneath the sea. Cowboy singer Gene Autry stumbles upon the civilization, now buried ... See full summary »
31. 1. April 2000 (1952)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
It is the year 2000 and the World Global Union is in charge, although other countries are allowed to elect their own government leaders, as long as they support the Union. When Austria's ... See full summary »
32. Murder by Television (1935)
Approved | 53 min | Mystery, Thriller
James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send ... See full summary »
33. The Lost City (I) (1935)
Approved | 240 min | Sci-Fi
An evil scientist plots to take over the world from his base in Africa, where he has invented a machine that can cause earthquakes.
Writers: Zelma Carroll, George M. Merrick, Robert Dillon, Eddie Granemann, Leon D'Usseau, Perley Poore Sheehan | Director: Harry Revier | Stars: William 'Stage' Boyd, Kane Richmond, Claudia Dell, Josef Swickard
34. Island of Lost Women (1959)
71 min | Adventure
A plane crash-lands on a jungle island inhabited by a scientist and his nubile young daughters. Complications ensue.
35. Ace Drummond (1936)
Approved | 255 min | Adventure, Action
This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker. Ace is a 'G-Man of the sky' working out of Washington D.C. He is sent to Mongolia to... See full summary »
36. The Death Ray of Dr. Mabuse (1964)
90 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
The evil Dr. Mabuse develops a death ray with which he threatens the world.
37. The Whispering Shadow (1933)
Passed | 225 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A mysterious criminal known as The Whispering Shadow commits crimes by means of a gang he controls by television and radio rays. Jack Norton, whose brother was murdered by The Whispering ... See full summary »
Writers: Barney A. Sarecky, George Morgan, Norman S. Hall, Colbert Clark, Wyndham Gittens | Directors: Colbert Clark, Albert Herman | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Viva Tattersall, Malcolm McGregor, Henry B. Walthall
38. The Great Alaskan Mystery (1944)
Approved | 223 min | Adventure
An adventurer goes after Nazi spies who have a new death ray called the Paratron.
39. Queen of the Jungle (I) (1935)
197 min | Adventure
An expedition sets off for the last land of Mu, where legend has it that a killer death ray is emitted from the eye of a golden idol.
40. The Fighting Devil Dogs (1938)
Approved | 204 min | Adventure
The US marine corps must battle a would-be world conqueror who uses electricity as a weapon.
41. Dick Barton at Bay (1950)
68 min | Crime, Sci-Fi
Special Agent Dick Barton has been assigned to recover a kidnapped professor and de-activate a death ray before catastrophe occurs and World War III is declared.
43. Jack Armstrong (1947)
Not Rated | 279 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy, battles the evil Dr. Grood, who has placed a death ray aboard his spaceship orbiting Earth.
44. Message from Space: Galactic Battle (1979– )
23 min | Sci-Fi
The 15th solar system is invaded by the Stressos. Two men, Ryû and Ayato, and a man-ape, Baru, organize the resistance. They are helped by Eolia, a mysterious woman traveling on a three masted space ship.
45. The Vanishing Shadow (1934)
Approved | 242 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A 12-episode serial in which a son avenges the death of his father at the hands of corrupt politicians. He develops a wide variety of complex devices in his crusade . . . ray guns, robots ... See full summary »
46. Cyclotrode 'X' (1966 TV Movie)
Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Edited-down feature version of the serial 'Crimson Ghost, The (1946)', in which the evil Crimson Ghost tries to make away with an atomic device capable of wreaking havoc throughout the ... See full summary »
47. Spook Louder (1943)
Unrated | 17 min | Comedy, Short
The stooges are salesman selling a weight reducing machine. They have no luck until they show up at the house of an eccentric inventor where they are hired as caretakers. When the scientist... See full summary »
49. Blake of Scotland Yard (II) (1937)
Passed | 73 min | Crime, Sci-Fi
Sir James Blake has retired from Scotland Yard so that he can assist his niece Hope and her friend Jerry in developing an apparatus they have invented. Sir James thinks that their invention... See full summary »