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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

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A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.

Director:

Denis Villeneuve

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Hampton Fancher (screenplay by), Michael Green (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Gosling ... 'K'
Dave Bautista ... Sapper Morton
Robin Wright ... Lieutenant Joshi
Mark Arnold ... Interviewer
Vilma Szécsi Vilma Szécsi ... Angry Old Lady
Ana de Armas ... Joi
Wood Harris ... Nandez
David Dastmalchian ... Coco
Tómas Lemarquis ... File Clerk
Sylvia Hoeks ... Luv
Edward James Olmos ... Gaff
Jared Leto ... Niander Wallace
Sallie Harmsen ... Female Replicant
Hiam Abbass ... Freysa
Mackenzie Davis ... Mariette
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Storyline

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The key to the future is finally unearthed.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, some sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | UK | Hungary | Canada

Release Date:

6 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Acid Zoo See more »

Filming Locations:

Korda Studios, Etyek, Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,753,122, 8 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$92,054,159

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$259,344,059
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Runtime:

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

As seen in the film, the baseline test that K must recite back ("A system of cells interlinked within / Cells interlinked within cells interlinked") was Ryan Gosling's idea. He employed an acting technique called "dropping in," which induced a trance-like and hypnotic effect on his performance. See more »

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While exploring the abandoned casino, K gives a casual one-handed spin to a roulette wheel. We never see the ball and various theories purport that it is not possible to launch the ball.

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Quotes

[first lines]
'K': I hope you don't mind me taking the liberty. I was careful not to drag in... any dirt.
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Crazy Credits

The IMAX intro for the film features the statement "Can't Outrun the Truth" and a trip through 2049 Los Angeles. See more »

Alternate Versions

The IMAX print viewed by Turkish film critics at the movie's press screening in two days advance of its Turkish theatrical release censors nudity by digital zooming. Since the movie had not yet been classified by Turkish censors at the time of the press screening, this intervention appears to have been carried out by Sony Pictures for the Turkish market, as well as for some non-Western markets in general. See more »

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It is not a complete disaster
13 May 2018 | by h-59900See all my reviews

Blade Runner 2049 is not a good film, but it is not a complete disaster. A story that did not need telling and logically failed, an overlong and slow moving narrative and a massacre that makes no sense any longer were countered by original visuals and beautiful women. I will go with a rating of 4/10.

The problems with this film is that it has sequeltitis. They came up with it because they needed to make money from a sequel and have no original ideas. The massacred are peaceful and are farming. Why do it then? The story moves so slowly that the 3 hours seem like 6. The acting is not good, but moderna ctors cannot touch older ones so that is par for the course. When in the original the performance by the chief of police, his goon, the industrialist and the eye maker would rivet and excite or the strong personality of the replicants would make the blood boil here it is a paint by the number series of appearances.

With that said the futuristic society is fun to watch. Even more fun is Ana de Armas, the sexy and delicious hooker and even the legs of the Chief (who is old so has short hair unfortunately). These babes add to the vista and architecture that is most pleasing to the eye in this sequel.


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