|Riffers||Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett|
|Date Released||October 4, 2011|
Laser Mission is a 1989 American action film directed by BJ Davis, starring Brandon Lee and Ernest Borgnine. The film was released under the title Soldier of Fortune. RiffTrax released their riff in October 2011.
Description and PreviewEditThe plot concerns a mercenary named Michael Gold (Lee) who is sent to convince Dr. Braun (Borgnine), a Laser specialist, to defect to the United States before the KGB acquire him and use both his talent and a stolen diamond to create a nuclear weapon. Dr. Braun is captured by the KGB and Gold is sent on a mission to rescue both him and the diamond. He has to enlist the help of Dr. Braun's daughter Alissa (Debi Monahan), whom he eventually falls for. The pair confront Col. Kalishnakov (Graham Clarke), whom they subdue by hitting him with a truck in the climax of this story.
Cast and CrewEdit
- Brandon Lee as Michael Gold
- Debi A. Monahan as Alissa
- Ernest Borgnine as Prof. Braun
- Graham Clark as Col. Kalishnakov
- The initial Rifftrax release of Laser Mission contained jokes about being transgender that the creators later determined to be inappropriate and harmful. These jokes have been removed from the currently available Rifftrax version of Laser Mission.