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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.

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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

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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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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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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Initially, Denis Villeneuve was against the concept of a sequel to Blade Runner (1982), as he felt it could violate the original. However, after reading the script, which he and Harrison Ford have described as "one of the best" they had ever read, he committed to the project, stating that Ford was already involved at that point: "To be very honest with you, Harrison was part of the project before I arrived. He was attached to it right from the start with Ridley [Scott]. I met him and he's honestly one of the nicest human beings I've met and is one of my favorite actors of all time, so for me it's a lot of pleasure." See more »

Goofs

When Officer K says to Deckard, "Look, I don't want to hurt you..." he is extending his right arm towards Deckard. In the next shot when K says "... but you're not making it easy." his left arm is extended towards Deckard, with his right arm resting at his side. See more »

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

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Can't Help Falling In Love
Written by Luigi Creatore, Hugo Peretti, and George David Weiss (as George Weiss)
Performed by Elvis Presley
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Stop It. Please Just Stop
14 October 2017 | by Mustapha NadderSee all my reviews

Has this world gone insane? Are you all mad? Is it madness or are your deeds making me feel it is a crazy world? People are blowing each other up, presidents are blatantly lying in people's faces and getting their vote, ministries are making war and being called Ministry Of Defense, companies are polluting the planet and getting richer and on and on and on.

Here comes a sequel for a classic of cinema that is currently rated higher than its original. The professional critics dutifully according it superlative reviews is not a surprise. The weekly release of a new Marvel movie gets the usual high reviews from this bunch, which tells me they are on the take. How does one explain the 10/10 perfect reviews on IMDb? Do these reviewers actually believe this is the absolute immaculate and perfect film with nothing in it that could be improved in any way?? I would accept this world as a more sane place if you tell me this is a case of fake shill reviews paid for by the studio (as happened with Star Wars The Force Awakens and others). That I would believe and (sadly) understand. Otherwise, is there someone who really thinks this sequel is better than the original and is perfect?? This film deserves 2/10 for its images and graphics and not much else. The women are eye candies for sure so add another point, but otherwise the inferior music that goes off for no reason, the non-ending that is surely an attempt to set up more sequels and inane dialogue are a shame to the name Blade Runner.

Were the makers able to get away with using the name because Philip K Dick has died and cannot stop them?


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