MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,225 this week

Laserblast (1978)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  1 March 1978 (USA)
2.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.4/10 from 3,649 users  
Reviews: 100 user | 34 critic

A teenager stumbles upon an alien weapon, which transform him into a grotesque killer.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 titles
created 16 Jul 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 04 Feb 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 03 Jan 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 18 Jan 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 18 Jan 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Laserblast" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Laserblast (1978)

Laserblast (1978) on IMDb 2.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Laserblast.

User Polls

Bottom 100 #74 | See the Bottom 100 movies as voted by our users.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

A young man is transformed into a hideous "moon beast" due to a meteor fragment lodged in his body.

Director: Richard Ashe
Stars: Chase Cordell, Leigh Drake, Gregorio Sala
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

A defecting Soviet scientist is hit by a nuclear explosion near Yucca Flats and roams around as a beast.

Director: Coleman Francis
Stars: Douglas Mellor, Barbara Francis, Bing Stafford
Monstrosity (1963)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman.

Directors: Joseph V. Mascelli, Jack Pollexfen
Stars: Marjorie Eaton, Frank Gerstle, Frank Fowler
Sci-Fi | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

A space capsule crash-lands, and the astronaut aboard disappears. Is there a connection between the missing man and the monster roaming the area?

Directors: Bill Rebane, Herschell Gordon Lewis
Stars: Philip Morton, June Travis, George Perry
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

When an alien force tries to invade Earth to steal a powerful new rocket fuel, a mysterious hero intervenes.

Director: Eijirô Wakabayashi
Stars: Tatsuo Umemiya, Hiroko Mine, Takashi Kanda
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Survivors of a plane crash on a remote island find it is covered by spiders. When bitten, the survivors start turning into spiders!

Director: Fritz Böttger
Stars: Harald Maresch, Helga Franck, Alexander D'Arcy
Hobgoblins (1988)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

A young security guard must track down diminutive aliens who kill people even as they make their fantasies come true.

Director: Rick Sloane
Stars: Tom Bartlett, Paige Sullivan, Steven Boggs
Devil Fish (1984)
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

A marine biologist, a dolphin trainer, a research scientist, and a local sheriff try to hunt down a large sea monster, a shark/octopus hybrid, that is devouring swimmers and fishermen off a south Florida coast.

Director: Lamberto Bava
Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Valentine Monnier, Gianni Garko
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Two creepy "horror" films joined together by Merlin's Shop which is, in turn, introduced by a Grandpa telling the story.

Director: Kenneth J. Berton
Stars: Ernest Borgnine, George Milan, Bunny Summers
Final Justice (1985)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  

Homicidal Sheriff Thomas Jefferson Geronimo is tasked with escorting a mobster to Malta; when the prisoner escapes, Geronimo goes rogue to catch him.

Director: Greydon Clark
Stars: Joe Don Baker, Rossano Brazzi, Venantino Venantini
Reptilicus (1961)
Certificate: Passed Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

After copper miners discover part of the frozen tail of a prehistoric monster in Lapland, scientists inadvertently bring it back to life.

Director: Sidney W. Pink
Stars: Bent Mejding, Asbjørn Andersen, Povl Wøldike
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

International terrorists get a surprise when their cargo turns out to contain living dinosaurs. The army commando team now have to think fast, if they want to prevent the extinction of the human species, instead of the reptiles.

Director: Jonathan Winfrey
Stars: Scott Valentine, Janet Gunn, Rick Dean
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Milford ...
Billy Duncan
Cheryl Smith ...
Kathy Farley
...
Tony Craig
...
Sheriff
...
Deputy Pete Ungar
Barry Cutler ...
Deputy Jesse Jeep
Mike Bobenko ...
Chuck Boran
...
Froggy
...
Colonel Farley
...
Doctor Mellon (as Roddy McDowell)
Rick Walters ...
Mike London
Simmy Bow ...
Gas Station Attendant
...
Franny Walton
Wendy Wernli ...
Carolyn Spicer
Michael Barrere ...
Hip Kid (as Michael Bryar)
Edit

Storyline

Alien creatures kill a mutated alien creature in the California desert. Its remains, and the high-tech laser gun and power source accidentally left behind, are found by an ostracized teenager. However, the power source causes the teenager to mutate too, and he goes on a murderous rampage. Written by Leo L. Schwab <ewhac@best.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

alien | desert | gun | laser gun | laser | See more »

Taglines:

The Original Sci-Fi Classic! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 March 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alienígenas na Terra  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (video)

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was the debut film for composers Richard Band and Joel Goldsmith. See more »

Goofs

When Chuck and Froggy's burning car is rolling along in slow-motion, cables can be seen streaming from the rear of the vehicle. See more »

Crazy Credits

Roddy McDowall's name is spelled McDowell at the end. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Auditions (1978) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
STILL The worst movie I've seen
11 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I actually saw this in the theater when it came out. After all these years, I can still say it is the worst movie I have ever seen. And I LIKE campy, cheesy B-Movies! Look out Kraft; you are not the cheesiest. If you think the special effects are bad because the movie is old, think again. Sitting in the movie theater in 1978 my friend and I both thought the effects were the worst we'd ever seen. And the acting. And the plot(?). The filmography sucks. It's not even interesting like a train wreck. It's about as interesting as watching sidewalks crack. Without ants. At night. No moon.

I could go on, but I've already put more creativity into this review than the movie had. And I'm not creative.

I'd give it negative stars if possible. Ten black holes. I had to give it a one though, and that hurt.

Bad movie. Anguishly bad. I still want my money back.


41 of 58 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
MST3K Version the way to go jeffeastwood2000
The many questions of LASERBLAST!!! movieperson113
Favorite riffs from Laserblast pwood-3
what sane person would give this anything over a 4? nak77
Wow. Only me eh'? bluejeff12
I have to say, I was actually impressed with the stop motion animation. projecteightysix
Discuss Laserblast (1978) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?