Chief Brody
Roy Scheider as "Chief Brody" in Jaws (1975):
I don't believe it! Two barrels, and he's going down again!
Blade Runner (1982) 15
Blade Runner - Theatrical release poster
Theatrical release poster
Tagline: Man has made his match ... now it's his problem.
Genres: Cult | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Released: 25 June 1982 (USA)
Length: 117 min
Rating: 9 out of 10 9 /10
  • After Ridley Scott dazzled us with Alien, Blade Runner his next film initially failed in theatres, but became a Cult classic and a Sci-Fi great and quite rightly so.
  • Great characters, great dialogue, great visuals and mental Replicants!

Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st century Los Angeles. He's a "blade runner" stalking genetically made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human.

The story of "Blade Runner" is familiar to countless fans. But few have seen it like this. Because this Director Ridley Scott's own vision of his sci-fi classic. This new version omits Deckard's voiceover narration, develops in slightly greater detail the romance between Deckard and Rachael (Sean Young) and removes the "uplifting" finale. The result is a heightened emotional impact: a great film, made greater. Most intriguing of all is a newly included unicorn vision that suggests Deckard may be a replicant. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Is Deckard a replicant? As with all things in the future, you must discover the answer to find yourself.

Roy Batty
Rick Deckard
[Batty has grabbed Deckard's gun hand and pulled it, along with the gun, through a hole in the wall]Proud of yourself, little man?

[Batty takes the gun out of Deckard's hand]

This is for Zhora!

[Batty breaks one of Deckard's fingers]

This is for Pris!

[Batty breaks another one of Deckard's fingers, puts the gun back into his hand and lets him go]

C'mon, Deckard. I'm right here, but you've gotta shoot straight!

[Deckard shoots through the hole in the wall and blows one of Batty's ears off]

Straight doesn't seem to be good enough! Now it's my turn! I'm going to give you a few seconds before I come.
Roy Batty
Not very sporting to fire on an unarmed opponent. I thought you were supposed to be good. Aren't you the "good" man? C'mon, Deckard. Show me what you're made of.
I need ya, Decks. This is a bad one, the worst yet. I need the old blade runner, I need your magic.
Rick Deckard
[narrating] They don't advertise for killers in the newspaper. That was my profession. Ex-cop. Ex-blade runner. Ex-killer.
Rick Deckard
Have you felt yourself to be exploited in any way?Like what?Well... well, like to get this job. I mean, did... did you do, or... or were you asked to do anything lewd... or unsavory, or... or, otherwise repulsive to your... your person, huh?[laughs] Are you for real?
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