Laser light is sexy light. It produces the purest, tightest beams you can imagine. That's why it is routinely used as a special effect in large-scale events like the Olympics, concert tours, and world sports ceremonies. The saturated colors and pencil-thin shafts, choreographed to music, make an indelible impression on the viewer.
One reason lasers have not been used in smaller-scale, budget-oriented productions is that, until recently, the equipment has been somewhat difficult to wor