R | | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Much of the climax was shot on location, with set pieces constructed onto existing buildings. When the movie went over budget and rumors started to grow that the financiers were going to shut down production, set decorators literally sawed off parts... ...
Female announcer over intercom:
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Early in the film is stated that Deckard's job is specifically to hunt down replicants on Earth; however, while Bryant is showing him the film of Leon's VK test, Deckard is surprised that replicants come down to Earth, saying literally "Well, I don't get it, why do they risk coming back to Earth for? That's unusual".
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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