Image for Blade RunnerNot currently available on BBC iPlayer

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

The 2007 final cut of Ridley Scott's sci-fi classic.

Los Angeles, 2019. Mankind has succeeded in creating replicants - near-perfect humanoids superior in intelligence even to humans - but as a result of a mutiny on a human colony in outer space, it is now illegal for unlicensed replicants to be on Earth. The punishment, if they are caught, is death.

Four replicants have escaped and fled back to Earth, and android hunter or 'blade runner' Deckard is charged with identifying and 'retiring' them...

Last on

Sun 14 Sep 2014 23:45 BBC Two Wales only

  • The Soundtrack

    The composer Vangelis is probably best known for his moving score for Chariots of Fire, but he also created the soundtrack for Blade Runner, perfectly matching Ridley Scott's striking visuals with an ambitious, evocative soundscape.

     

    In his BBC Four series Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made the Movies, Neil Brand speaks to Vangelis about his work in a rare interview.

     

    You can find out more about how innovators drive the art of the film soundtrack forward in episode three of Neil Brand's series.

     

    Blade Runner will be shown on BBC Four as part of the Sound of Cinema season on Thursday 26th September, 10pm.

Credits

Rick Deckard
Harrison Ford
Roy Batty
Rutger Hauer
Rachael
Sean Young
Gaff
Edward James Olmos
Bryant
M Emmet Walsh
Pris
Daryl Hannah
JF Sebastian
William Sanderson
Leon Kowalski
Brion James
Eldon Tyrell
Joe Turkel
Zhora
Joanna Cassidy
Hannibal Chew
James Hong
Holden
Morgan Paull
Director
Ridley Scott
Producer
Michael Deeley
Producer
Charles de Lauzirika
Writer
Philip K Dick
Writer
Hampton Fancher
Writer
David Webb Peoples
Writer
Roland Kibbee

Broadcasts

Featured in...

  • Films

    A selection of films currently available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss