10 Facts You Might Not Know About Blade Runner10 Facts You Might Not Know About Blade RunnerKurt Anthony9/13/2017 9:16:00 Am
Thirty-five years ago, from Ridley Scott
, director of Alien
, came Blade Runner
– a chilling, bold, mesmerizing, and futuristic detective thriller.
Adapted from Philip K. Dick
’s visionary novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Blade Runner
was released in theatres on June 25, 1982 and has since earned the title of one of the best science fiction films of all time.
Despite the film’s estimated budget of $28M, Blade Runner
was not an instant success. The complex plot and slow pacing resulted in low box office numbers, but the dystopian sci-fi classic eventually garnered a cult following and became a leading example of the neo-noir genre.
While we await the highly anticipated release of Blade Runner 2049, the long-awaited sequel, journey with us to the savage world of the year 2019 as