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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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Vilma Szécsi ...
Angry Old Lady
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Joi
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Nandez
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Coco
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File Clerk
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Luv
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Sallie Harmsen ...
Female Replicant
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Freysa
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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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Rated R for violence, some sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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6 October 2017 (USA)  »

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Blade Runner 2  »

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$150,000,000 (estimated)

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AUD 4,528,430 (Australia) (8 October 2017)
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Trivia

European sci-fi magazine Métal Hurlant, considered revolutionary in the comic book art form during the 70s and 80s, has inspired many generations of authors and filmmakers, such as Ridley Scott for Blade Runner (1982). François Schuiten, one of the most influential comic book artists behind Métal Hurlant, acted as production designer on Mars et Avril (2012). This indie sci-fi romance, which pays tribute to Métal Hurlant in many ways, is directed by Martin Villeneuve, the younger brother of Denis Villeneuve who directed this film. See more »

Goofs

When Luv takes K to the room where the data files are stored, the heavy door jams about half way when opening. She then uses physical strength to open it with her hands (with no apparent effort), but she is wearing elegant shoes with heels on a slippery floor. It would be physically impossible for her to apply enough force on the heavy door to open it without having a good grip on the ground, regardless of her superhuman strength. She would normally slide away when trying. See more »

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[SPOILERS]
K: I've never retired something that was born.
Lt. Joshi: What does that mean?
K: To be born... Means you have a soul, I guess.
Lt. Joshi: Are you saying no to me?
K: I wasn't aware that was an option.
Lt. Joshi: Good.
[pause]
Lt. Joshi: You've done good without one.
K: What?
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The film's title is hidden in the opening text. The text ends with "Blade Runner" in red and the next shot says "California 2049", where "2049" is in red. The three red words make up the film's title. See more »

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Soundtracks

Can't Help Falling in Love
Written by Luigi Creatore George, Hugo Peretti and George Weiss
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Goes through all the motions of a good movie but has no meat on it
10 October 2017 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

As someone I know said, this is a "cargo cult movie". It has all the exterior of what a great Blade runner sequel would look like but there is little underneath.

Visuals are stunning, music and sound are good, camera work is as it should be, but when you get down to its core, there's little there. I am not usually the one to complain about a slow pacing or a plot that requires some suspense of belief, but here It seems they serve as a way to achieve the deep and philosophical feel without actually being either. Acting overall is mediocre at best, actors fail to convincingly relay emotion of the characters, that are themselves written quite shallow, unrelatable and one dimensional. There are some interesting questions raised by the plot, the whole thing is far from a total disaster, but nothing is explored deep enough or clearly enough to be truly interesting or engaging. That's why this movie is going to be remembered just as a sequel to it's famous original.


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