- Original title
- Running time
- 117 min.
- United States
David Webb Peoples, Hampton Fancher (Novel: Philip K. Dick)
Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Daryl Hannah, Edward James Olmos, Joanna Cassidy, Brion James, Joe Turkel, M. Emmet Walsh, William Sanderson, James Hong, Morgan Paull, Hy Pyke
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 in 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: Best Cinematography
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