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R| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
Deckard (Harrison Ford) is forced by the police Boss (M. Emmet Walsh) to continue his old job as Replicant Hunter. His assignment: eliminate four escaped Replicants from the colonies who have returned to Earth. Before starting the job, Deckard goes to the Tyrell Corporation and he meets Rachel (Sean Young), a Replicant girl he falls in love with.

Cast: Harrison Ford , Rutger Hauer , Sean Young , Edward James Olmos , M. Emmet Walsh , Daryl Hannah , William Sanderson , Brion James

Director: Ridley Scott

Genres: Science fiction

Blade Runner: Director's Cut (1982)

Release Date: January 1st, 1982|1 hr. 57 min.

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  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Today, Blade Runner works better than ever: Scott's version not only has more dramatic integrity, but its visual aesthetic and futuristic vision are more in sync with today's movie-goers. [11 Sept 1992] show more

  • 88
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    What remains is a great Vangelis score, astonishing production design, Hauer's career role -- and a movie that deserves its cult reputation despite an unloving heart. [11 Sept 1992] show more

  • 100
    Chicago Tribune

    Most important, several elements -- the film's tough, new ending; a sly, fleeting dissolve of a unicorn, not in the original; and a brilliant, trompe d'oeil flicker of life in a shot of a still photograph -- bring Deckard's existential dilemma into focus. [11 Sept 1992] show more

  • June 27, 2012 arjayuniverse
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    Today is 6-27-12. I Just finished one of my all time science fiction loves, Blade Runner. This is probably the 30th time I\'ve watched Blade Runner since the first time I was amazed by it in the theater in 1982. The recurring theme in Blade Runner is the obsessive desire to grab hold of one\'s memories to make sure they are real... thus proving your grasp on reality. What more are we than the sum total of the memories in our minds that drives us forward, and backward, in life. To imagine a time in a world where our memories could be manufactured by The All Powerful Corporation… and people eventually begin to question if the very thoughts in their heads are real, or manufactured? Wow. I have always thought of Blade Runner as a very deep movie. The Blade Runner mythology… Super human Replicants… discovery of their limited life span… the need to know if their memories are real, or created in a lab… and how eventually everyone in the movie could be suspected of being unreal. What a movie! Every science fiction fan knows what Blade Runner is about. This fan has always thought Blade Runner was the perfect movie... in 19

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The 'Blade Runner' Sequel Could Star Harrison Ford After All

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Katie Roberts on Oct 8th, 2013 5:30PM

Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images Just last year, director Ridley Scott shot down rumors that Harrison Ford would be returning to his role as Rick Deckard in Scott's long-gestating "Blade Runner" sequel....

'John Carpenter's The Thing,' 'Blade Runner' 30th Anniversary Fan Art (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Jun 28th, 2012 2:09PM

This was a big week for sci-fi fans: both "Blade Runner" and "John Carpenter's The Thing" celebrated their 30th anniversaries -- on the same day.Sadly, time travel is not a reality (yet), so there's...

'Blade Runner' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jun 21st, 2012 4:31PM

Can you imagine Dustin Hoffman as the hard-boiled, romantic, replicant-hunting sleuth hero of "Blade Runner"?It's true, the "Tootsie" star was one of many leading men up for the role of Rick Deckard;...

A Peek Inside Ridley Scott's 'Blade Runner' Diary

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Aug 19th, 2011 1:45PM

On Thursday, the news broke that director Ridley Scott will be completely reimagining one of his most beloved films, 'Blade Runner.' It's apparent that Scott has never been completely satisfied...

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