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Laserblast (1978)

PG | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1 March 1978 (USA)
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A teenager stumbles upon an alien weapon, which transforms him into a grotesque killer.

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Michael Rae
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Milford ... Billy Duncan
Cheryl Smith ... Kathy Farley
Gianni Russo ... Tony Craig
Ron Masak ... Sheriff
Dennis Burkley ... Deputy Pete Ungar
Barry Cutler Barry Cutler ... Deputy Jesse Jeep
Mike Bobenko Mike Bobenko ... Chuck Boran
Eddie Deezen ... Froggy
Keenan Wynn ... Colonel Farley
Roddy McDowall ... Doctor Mellon (as Roddy McDowell)
Rick Walters Rick Walters ... Mike London
Simmy Bow Simmy Bow ... Gas Station Attendant
Joanna Lipari ... Franny Walton
Wendy Wernli Wendy Wernli ... Carolyn Spicer
Michael Barrere Michael Barrere ... Hip Kid (as Michael Bryar)
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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>

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The Original Sci-Fi Classic! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alienígenas na Terra See more »

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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Keenan Wynn's scenes were shot in one day. See more »

Goofs

At Dr. Mellon's crash site, the boom operator is visible in Tony Craig's car door. See more »

Quotes

[Billy finds a laser cannon in the desert, starts playing with it and dancing around]
Billy Duncan: Pow! Pa-pa-pow!
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Roddy McDowall's name is spelled McDowell at the end. See more »

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Probably the worst movie I ever liked, for no apparent reason.
9 October 2001 | by John HurstSee all my reviews

This may well be the worst movie ever made. It has no perceptible story line, very little, if any plot, and some really poor acting. I can't think of a single positive thing to say about it at all, really, and I have no idea at all why I sat through the whole thing, but I did, and didn't feel cheated at the end, which I also cannot explain. Looking back on the experience, I think there are parts of two or three not-too-bad sci-fi films, just loosely cut together, with scenes that seem to have been edited out of some other movies, and just inserted here and there in the movie, and maybe that was its vague appeal to me. A sort of da-da approach to film, that almost worked.


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