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Blade Runner (25-Jun-1982)

Director: Ridley Scott

Writers: Hampton Fancher; David Peoples

From novel: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

Music Composed, Arranged, Performed and Produced by: Vangelis

Producer: Michael Deeley

Keywords: Sci-Fi, Robots, Dystopian, Los Angeles

Set in a dark retro-future Los Angeles of 2019, Richard Deckard is a blade runner, a special policeman tasked with tracking down and "retiring" a number of Nexus 6 replicants, manufactured cyborg slaves illegal on Earth. The replicants hijacked an off-world ship to seek their inventor, hoping to extend their artificial four-year lifespan. Received Oscar nominations for Best Set Decoration and Best Visual Effects.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joanna Cassidy
Actor
2-Aug-1945   Snake-charmer in Blade Runner
Harrison Ford
Actor
13-Jul-1942   Han Solo in Star Wars
Daryl Hannah
Actor
3-Dec-1960   Splash
Rutger Hauer
Actor
23-Jan-1944   Blade Runner
James Hong
Actor
22-Feb-1929   Indeed!
Brion James
Actor
20-Feb-1945 7-Aug-1999 Leon the replicant in Blade Runner
Edward James Olmos
Actor
24-Feb-1947   Battlestar Galactica
Morgan Paull
Actor
15-Dec-1944 17-Jul-2012 Blade Runner
William Sanderson
Actor
10-Jan-1944   J.F. Sebastian in Blade Runner
M. Emmet Walsh
Actor
22-Mar-1935   Grizzled character actor
Sean Young
Actor
20-Nov-1959   Replicant in Blade Runner

CAST

Harrison Ford   ...   Deckard (retired cop)
Rutger Hauer   ...   Batty (replicant leader)
Sean Young   ...   Rachael (Deckard's assistant)
Edward James Olmos   ...   Gaff
M. Emmet Walsh   ...   Bryant (Deckard's boss)
Daryl Hannah   ...   Pris (replicant)
William Sanderson   ...   Sebastian (inventor)
Brion James   ...   Leon (replicant)
Joe Turkel   ...   Tyrell (creator of replicants)
and
Joanna Cassidy   ...   Zhora (replicant)
Featuring
James Hong   ...   Chew
Morgan Paull   ...   Holden
Kevin Thompson   ...   Bear
John Edward Allen   ...   Kaiser
Hy Pyke   ...   Taffey Lewis
Kimiro Hiroshige   ...   Cambodian Lady
Robert Okazaki   ...   Sushi Master
Carolyn DeMirjian   ...   Saleslady

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