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25 Facts About Blade Runner
Blade Runner initially underperformed in North American theaters and polarized critics; some praised its thematic complexity and visuals, while others critiqued its slow pacing and lack of action.
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Seven different versions of Blade Runner exist as a result of controversial changes requested by studio executives.
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Blade Runner's tries to prove her humanity by showing him a family photo, but Deckard reveals that her memories are implants from Tyrell's niece, and she leaves in tears.
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Blade Runner recalls Gaff's words, but leaves with Rachael anyway.
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Blade Runner used a number of then-lesser-known actors: Sean Young portrays Rachael, an experimental replicant implanted with the memories of Tyrell's niece, causing her to believe she is human; Nina Axelrod auditioned for the role.
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Blade Runner drew on the landscape of "Hong Kong on a very bad day" and the industrial landscape of his one-time home in northeast England.
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Blade Runner 2049 uses a different but related tool called the Baseline Test.
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Blade Runner made use of various chimes and the vocals of collaborator Demis Roussos.
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Blade Runner grossed reasonably good ticket sales in its opening weekend; earning $6.
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One of the first books on the film was Paul M Sammon's Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner, which dissects all the details concerning the film making.
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Blade Runner was followed by Scott Bukatman's Blade Runner and other books and academic articles.
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Blade Runner later added The Final Cut to his "Great Movies" list.
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Critic Chris Rodley and Janet Maslin theorized that Blade Runner changed cinematic and cultural discourse through its image repertoire and subsequent influence on films.
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Denis Villeneuve, who directed the sequel, Blade Runner 2049, cites the film as a huge influence for him and many others.
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Blade Runner won or received nominations for the following awards:.
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Blade Runner delves into the effects of technology on the environment and society by reaching to the past, using literature, religious symbolism, classical dramatic themes, and film noir techniques.
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Blade Runner continues to reflect modern trends and concerns, and an increasing number of critics consider it one of the greatest science fiction films of all time.
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Blade Runner is cited as an important influence to both the style and story of the Ghost in the Shell film series, which itself has been highly influential to the future-noir genre.
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Blade Runner has been very influential to the cyberpunk movement.
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Dialogue and music in Blade Runner has been sampled in music more than any other film of the 20th century.
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Blade Runner is cited as a major influence on Warren Spector, designer of the video game Deus Ex, which displays evidence of the film's influence in both its visual rendering and plot.
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Blade Runner 2049 was preceded by the release of three short films that served as prequels, where the chronological first, Blade Runner Black Out 2022, was anime .
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