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The Daily Movie Quote: Blade Runner

Updated on September 16, 2010
Daryl Hannah as Pris in Blade Runner
Daryl Hannah as Pris in Blade Runner

"They don't advertise for killers in the newspaper. That was my profession. Ex-cop. Ex-blade runner. Ex-killer." - Rick Deckard, Blade Runner (1982)

Warner Brothers, Rated R, 117 minutes.

Directed By: Ridley Scott


Harrison Ford - Rick Deckard

Rutger Hauer - Roy Batty

Sean Young - Rachael

Edward James Olmos - Gaff

M. Emmett Walsh - Bryant

Daryl Hannah - Pris

William Sanderson - J.F. Sebastian

Brion James - Leon Kowalski

James Hong - Hannibal Chew

Joanna Cassidy - Zhora

Domestic Box office Gross: $32,656,328

Synopsis: Six human clones, aka replicants, escape an off world colony and arrive at a very futuristic Earth. A retired ex-cop, Rick Deckard, is brought back to terminate them.

Fact: The city was originally going to be named San Angeles as though San Francisco and Los Angeles melded. The idea was picked up and used in Demolition Man.

Trivia: Joanna Cassidy had no problems wearing a Burmese python snake around her neck because it was hers. Her pet snake is named Darling.

Movie Mistake: Zhora puts on high heeled boots after her shower. During the chase they change to flat heels.

My Take: What a great cult classic film that everyone should see at least once. With films like Avatar and others with massive special effects Blade Runner holds up with the best of them. I fell in love with Daryl Hannah during Blade Runner, she kicked ass.

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