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  • Please help me identify a sci-fi movie.

    i don't have much to go on here. I remember seeing this movie probably on a Saturday morning in the mid 80's. So I reckon it's probably a late 70s early 80s movie. Sci fi movie. It's lots of running around and shooting.

    The one specific thing I remember about the movie is the hero (and possibly the other characters too) had a quite unusual laser gun. I can't remember exactly what it looked like but if you've ever seen the laser pistols from the80's show 'V' ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDpaDpckAjY ) then imagine this heros laser gun almost looked like he was holding that gun upside down, ie it had a big handle that went all around the fist and a nozzle that was under the wrist.

    Does this sound familiar to anyone here?

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    Re: Please help me identify a sci-fi movie.

    I'm a huge sci fi fan of the 70s and 80s but can't recall any of these details, sorry. I'm sure someone here will be able to help.

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    • #3
      Re: Please help me identify a sci-fi movie.

      It sounds like the TV Series Space 1999 to me.

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        Re: Please help me identify a sci-fi movie.

        Could it have been "Otherworld"? The show features a weapon quite like the one described by the OP, usually in the hands of the "Thel" security police.
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          Re: Please help me identify a sci-fi movie.

          Wow. Great answer and completely unexpected after this time. I'm 99.99% certain that Otherworld is what it was. I'm watching ep #1 now and there's a scene about 40mins in where they're running thru a tunnel shooting at each other with those strange guns and it seems almost exactly what I remember! It even has a sort of "Lost in Space" type family aspect to the cast and that's how I remembered it too (sorry I didn't include that info first time around).

          I was slightly wrong about the guns however. They looked more like police baton's, but regardless they were indeed weird looking upside-down guns.

          Thanks very much for your answer.

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            Re: Please help me identify a sci-fi movie.

            These the guns ?

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            • #7
              Re: Please help me identify a sci-fi movie.

              Yes, here's a still from the first episode showing one in use.

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              that we're the real Duran Duran!
              We're just happy pretending
              to be our own greatest fans...

              ( Mitch Benn)

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