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Light Blast (1985)

Colpi di luce (original title)
A crazed physician invents a death ray and threatens to destroy San Francisco unless he is paid $10 million.

Director:

Enzo G. Castellari

Writers:

Enzo G. Castellari, Tito Carpi (as Titus Carpenter)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Erik Estrada ... Inspector Ronn Warren
Ennio Girolami ... Dr. Yuri Soboda (as Thomas Moore)
Michael Pritchard Michael Pritchard ... Swann
Peggy Rowe ... Jacqueline
Bob Taylor Bob Taylor
Massimo Vanni ... Policeman in Warehouse
Louis Geneva Louis Geneva
Thaddeus Golas Thaddeus Golas
Robert Paul Weiss Robert Paul Weiss
Sheldon Feldner Sheldon Feldner
John X. Heart John X. Heart
Brad James Brad James
Steven Kravitz Steven Kravitz
Julie Conners Julie Conners
Cyril Clayton Cyril Clayton
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A crazed physician invents a death ray and threatens to destroy San Francisco unless he is paid $10 million.

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It can destroy a city...and perhaps the word. (sic) See more »


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Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 1985 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Light Blast See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Faso Film, Metro See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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8 stuntmen were seriously injured during the filming of this movie due to lack of the implementation of safety regulations See more »

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A silly rip off of countless American films
8 August 2002 | by SorsimusSee all my reviews

Silly action from the Italian maestro Enzo G. Castellari about a mad scientist who blackmails the city of San Francisco with his laser.

Silly effects, predictable script, sensationally bad acting and lots more make this one a treat for all you mad scientist film fans out there. And Eric Estrada fans anywhere...

Seriously, only someone with a heart of stone can watch through this without laughing out loud. Recommended for therapy, then!


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