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This video was posted exactly 27 years after the Blade Runner release date on June 25, 1982.
That date was chosen by producer Alan Ladd, Jr. because his previous highest-grossing films (Star Wars and Alien)
had a similar opening date in 1977 and 1979.
Blade Runner is a 1982 American science fiction film, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford,
Rutger Hauer, and Sean Young.
The film depicts a dystopian Los Angeles in November 2019 in which genetically manufactured beings called replicants
visually indistinguishable from adult humans are used for dangerous or menial work on Earth's "off-world colonies".
Following a replicant uprising, replicants become illegal on Earth and specialist police
called "blade runners" are trained to hunt down and "retire" escaped replicants on Earth.
The plot focuses on a brutal and cunning group of recently-escaped replicants hiding in
Los Angeles and the semi-retired blade runner, Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), who reluctantly agrees
to take on one more assignment.
Blade Runner is based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick.
Blade Runner is a literate science fiction film, thematically enfolding the philosophy of religion and moral
implications of human mastery of genetic engineering in the context of
classical Greek drama and hubris, and draws on Biblical images, such as Noah's flood,
and literary sources, such as Frankenstein. Linguistically, the theme of mortality
is subtly reiterated in the chess game between Roy and Tyrell based on the famous Immortal game of 1851,
though Scott has said that was coincidental.
The Blade Runner soundtrack by Vangelis is a dark melodic combination of classic composition
and futuristic synthesizers which mirrors the film-noir retro-future envisioned by Ridley Scott.