- Original title
- Running time
- 117 min.
- United States
David Webb Peoples, Hampton Fancher (Novel: Philip K. Dick)
Edward James Olmos,
M. Emmet Walsh,
Warner Bros. / Ladd Company / Shaw Brothers
Sci-Fi. Action | Neo-noir. Futuristic Thriller. Cyberpunk. Dystopia. Robots. Cult Movie
- Movie Groups
Philip K. Dick Adaptations
| Blade Runner
- Synopsis / Plot
- Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) is a retired cop in Los Angeles circa 2019. L.A. has become a pan-cultural dystopia of corporate advertising, pollution and flying automobiles, as well as replicants, human-like androids with short life spans built by the Tyrell Corporation for use in dangerous off-world colonization. Deckard's former job in the police department was as a talented blade runner, a euphemism for detectives that hunt down and assassinate rogue replicants. Called before his one-time superior (M. Emmett Walsh), Deckard is forced back into active duty. A quartet of replicants led by Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) has escaped and headed to Earth, killing several humans in the process.
: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Art Direction, Visual Effects
: Nominated Golden Globes: Best Original Score - Motion Picture
: 3 BAFTA: Best Cinematography, Costume Design & Production Design. 8 nominations
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Cinematography
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards: Best Cinematography
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