Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
"Digitally restored and remastered incorporating new footage and special effects never before seen. Soundtrack remastered in Dolby digital 5.1. Definitive documentary incorporating outtakes, deleted scenes, and all-new interviews."--Container
Based on the novel: Do androids dream of electric sheep? / by Philip K. Dick
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films
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An adaptation of Philip K. Dick's 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep,' Blade Runners are futuristic cops assigned to hunt and terminate illegal cyborgs called replicants, creations so close to human as to be almost indistinguishable. This is not referred to as execution, but rather 'retirement.'
Deckard is a “blade runner”, a man who makes a living hunting down escaped replicants, synthetic beings that seek freedom. His last assignment is to hunt down five particularly troublesome escaped replicants. Along the way, he will make startling discoveries about the corporation that created t... Read More »
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Batty: "Fiery the angels fell... deep thunder roared around their shores... burning with fires of oak..."
Dr. Tyrell: "The light that burns twice as bright... burns half as long..."
Deckard: "Replicants are like any other machine... they're either a benefit or a hazard."
(To complement bdls206's rendition) Dr. Tyrell: "Commerce is our goal here at Tyrell... more human than human is our motto..."
What do you want?,.. "MORE LIFE".
Batty: I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I've watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in the rain. Time to die.
Tyrell: "More human than human" is our motto.