R | | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Actor Joe Turkel (Tyrell) had great difficulties in remembering his long and often technical dialogue, so to help him, the crew held up text banners from which he could read his lines. It was still very difficult for him since he could barely see through the ... ...
Female announcer over intercom:
Next subject: Kowalski, Leon. Engineer, waste disposal. File section: New employee, six days.
The film is set in Los Angeles but the police cars are marked with 999 which is the UK emergency services number. Likely because of director Ridley Scott being from the UK. So many other characteristics of American life have become international by the time the movie is set, the UK number could have been adopted everywhere.
In the "happy ending" Theatrical/International cuts, the credits play over the gorgeous scenery. In later Director/Final cuts, they play over a normal black background.
English, German, Cantonese, Japanese, Hungarian, Arabic
ATS 164,276 (Austria) (29 April 1993)
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