This post was last updated on September 7th, 2018
Here at musicalarms.com we often try out various novelty alarm clocks that often come out and while some of them can get you out of the bed very quickly, others may allow you to wake up more slowly and have calm and peaceful morning. This time, however, we look into a little less formal devices that are characteristic by their appearance, functionality and especially the way they wake you up. These crazy alarm clocks can literally blow your mind in the morning and while you may recognize some of them from famous movies or tv shows, we are pretty sure that you’ve never head about most of them.
So whether you are looking for a creative gift or an original device to wake you up, see for yourself what you can wake up to.
Our top picks
Most a times the sweet sound of birds chirping just isn’t enough to get us up in the morning. We know we have things to do, but the bed sure is warm and friendly. Nothing is going to get us moving more effectively than a clock that doesn’t stop screaming at us for 42 hours. That’ll for sure keep us productive. Or sleep deprived. One of the two. If you need extra motivation to get out of bed each day, and then look no further than this original alarm clock. When it’s time to wake up, the sun rises above the mountains and starts screaming. Non-stop. That’ll get you out of bed in no time.
Check out how crazy this alarm sounds but if you are an R&M fan, you might not find it crazy at all!
This Star Trek Enterprise Projection Alarm Clock projects the time on the wall or ceiling. Everyone on the NCC-1701 knows the Stardate, but in case you don’t know the time, this latest enterprise projection technology will tell you the time by displaying it in big red letters, including the AM and PM on the ceiling or wall. The nacelles light up when the alarm on the U.S.S. Enterprise goes off, but you do get a five-minute snooze function. It will play all kinds of sounds, including red alert, Kirk Calling the Bridge and photon torpedoes. This is an officially licensed Star Trek merchandise item. More prominently, the Star Trek Enterprise Projection Alarm Clock is produced from the original series, keeping your loyalty to William Shatner and the one and only James Tiberius Kirk and his crew intact.
There’s nothing that can effortlessly make you feel happy and easily awake like the presence of an Imperial Stormtrooper to drag you from your slumbers! You can be woken by the alarm, then turn over and press the ‘snooze’ button if you’re desperate for a few more sleep.
The LCD has a 12/24 hour display and a backlight to view the time at night. The battery-powered LEGO alarm clock is also supplied with 2x AAA batteries. It is really great. Work well; kids can effortlessly set this without a problem.
- Dimensions (Overall): 5.0 inches (H) x 6.4 inches (W) x 9.2 inches (D)
- Battery: 2.0 AAA Alkaline, Required, included.
- Functions: Alarm
- Weight: 2.0 pounds
- Power Source: Battery-powered
- Warranty: 2-year limited warranty.
At first look, the Blender Alarm Clock doesn’t look like a typical alarm clock. It’s shaped like a kitchen blender with plastic beans inside. When you’re ready for bed, set the alarm and fall asleep. You’ll know it’s time to wake when the clock starts to blend! Available in white, green, and yellow, it operates on two AA batteries. The retro device plugs into your USB port or can run on batteries (not included.) The gadget gives the time and date on its LCD display and when the alarm goes off, it starts mixing up its enclosed balls while playing four different game show jingles. At a size of 16 x 10 x 10 cm and a weight of 227g, you can pick up Blender at bimbambanana.com/.
There are lots of us, who have gotten so used to their alarms, that they do not even observe when they turn it off. This new alarm clock from Japanese firm Banpresto actually requires a bit of brain power to defuse/turn off. The user has to connect the red, yellow and blue cables together in the right order; otherwise the bomb “goes off” with an audible explosion. The wire is randomly set for every time, so you’ll always be on your toes.
The Danger Bomb Clock from Banpresto is the best way to bring out your inner Jack Bauer by making you defuse a bomb every morning!
Danger Bomb features:
- Size: 170x120x40mm
- Power: AA x 3 (not incl.)
- Manual (Japanese)
The Lexon Flip alarm clock is an incredible, yet simple concept. When the top of the alarm clock says on, the alarm is set. When the alarm sounds in the morning just flip the clock over and the alarm will turn off. It will then say off on top of the clock. Simple! The digital display also flips over when the clock is turned so it is always the right way up. The light button which illuminates the screen for a few seconds’ works on both sides of the clock and it has that all vital snooze function (5 minutes). The case of the alarm clock is made from rubber so it has a pleasing soft feel and it is available in ten vibrant colors. French design brand Lexon has produced the best digital alarm clock on the market with this one! It makes a great gift for men and women who value innovative design.
It’s indeed a fun and funky clock that comes with an extraordinary flip plan – to turn the alarm on/off simply turn it over. It’s a great way to stop you fumbling around in the dark looking for the off switch. It also has a touch sensor snooze and night light for those added minutes in bed.
- Material: ABS rubber
- 12 or 24 hour format
- Size (cm): 10.5 x 6.5 x 2.9 Size (inches): 4.13 x 2.56 x 1.14″
- Weight: 100g
- LCD alarm clock – ON/OFF faces –
- Electro luminous dial
- Touch sensor 5 minute snooze / light
- Powered by 2 x AAA batteries (included).
- Available on Amazon.com
The Sonic Boom SBH400ss sweetheart wake up timer from Sonic Alert highlights an extraordinary multi-hued show, blazing caution light and a capable bed shaker connection. Works with 110 or 220 volts (220-volt connector excluded). The Sonic Boom Sweetheart clock display additionally has a period arrange switch (50 Hz or 60 Hz) for working the check in the U.S. or on the other hand Europe.
- Worked in glimmering lights
- Uproarious, 113dB flexible tone and volume control
- 5 level dimmer
- Multi-hued show
- Battery reinforcement for keeping uptime up to 1 week (does not show
- When running on battery control) (9V battery excluded)
- Rest selectable from 1 to 30 minutes
- Alert length from 1 to 59 minutes
- Intense 12V bed shaker
- Sound and vibration warning as it were
- Double time design (12/24 hour)
- Measurements: 4-3/4″ W x 4-3/4″ D x 5-1/4″ H
- Works in Europe with European attachment converter (sold independently)
- Eco-accommodating green gadgets utilize around 60% less vitality.
This radio controlled clock has a motion activated projection function where you can turn the projection image on/off by waving your hand over the sensor. The side-arm at the right side of the clock tilts 180 degrees and the projection display can be rotated a full 360 degrees for you to customize the image on the wall or ceiling. The clock has a superior reverse LCD display and has a quick set function of easy setting of time and alarm time.
- Radio Controlled
- Reverse LCD display
- Snooze function
- Alarm function
- Backlights Projection function with motion activation
- Tilting sidearm
- 12/24 hour display
- Batteries included
- Mains charger included.
This is a tremendous and novelty alarm clock designed to look like a group of dynamite sticks! The time display looks like a countdown clock. It is a practical time bombs design With fold-out legs for a stand which provides every morning bomb stimmung and it is extremely easy to set time and alarm time.
- LED time display
- Snooze alarm
- Quirky TNT bomb design
- Built-in rechargeable lithium battery
- Universal USB charging cable
- Measures 22cm x 9cm
- Please note: this is not a real bomb! It is not dangerous and can only be used as an alarm clock.
You will definitely want to Wake up with this Despicable Me Minions Alarm Clock with Night Light by your side and you will be ready to conquer the world. Featuring the little yellow guys from Gru’s crew, this alarm clock has many features you can use, including a sleep timer, snooze, digital display and battery power. This clock also doubles as a nightlight, so you’ll never be left in the dark. Ideal for anyone who loves Minions, this alarm clock is sure to offer tons of fun?
- Kid-friendly design.
- Easy-to-read backlit display.
- Built-in sleep timer night light.
- Built-in music & sound effects.
- Minion graphics.
So which one to get?
It always comes down to your preferences – do you want something based on your favourite TV show or movie, or would you like to wake up each morning to some crazy alarm clock that you have to, for example, defuse?