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The Pulse is the main antagonist of the 1988 American horror film Pulse.

When electricity is given sentience through unknown means, it tires of serving humans and seeks out the house of a Los Angeles family to terrorize them.

Appearance

The Pulse is a paranormal entity made entirely out of non-anthropomorphic electricity.

Powers and Abilities

The Pulse possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Electrokinesis
  • Human intelligence
  • Possession of electronics

Fate

The Pulse is seemingly killed after the powerline fueling it is chopped down, but it is revealed that it has simply moved on to another house.

Trivia

  • The film's score was composed by Jay Ferguson, who also worked on The Terminator and A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child.

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