Blade Runner by Ridley Scott:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas
This classic film set the tone for many imitators; it's signature presentation of a ruined Los Angeles, special effects, performances and story make this a great movie. Directed by Ridley Scott, screenwriters Hampton Fancher and David Peoples made Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep come alive. Manufactured human beings called "replicants" escape from off-world colonies and come to Earth. Rick Deckard, a semi-retired blade runner, is called to retire them (hunt them down, and kill them). Select
Genetic designers create better-than-perfect eyes for replicants.
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