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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)



Critic Consensus: Visually stunning and narratively satisfying, Blade Runner 2049 deepens and expands its predecessor's story while standing as an impressive filmmaking achievement in its own right.

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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.


Ryan Gosling
as Officer K
Harrison Ford
as Rick Deckard
Robin Wright
as Lieutenant Joshi
Carla Juri
as Dr. Ana Stelline
Lennie James
as Mister Cotton
Jared Leto
as Niander Wallace
Dave Bautista
as Sapper Morton
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Critic Reviews for Blade Runner 2049

All Critics (301) | Top Critics (47)

Watching Ford and Gosling onscreen together suggests an evolution of masculinity within the films, one that exists along a continuum of noir leading men, from those failing to hide their tenderhearted nature to the solemn figures who make stoicism an art.

October 11, 2017 | Full Review…

From the grayed-out countrysides over which the sky has closed like a lid; to the drizzly neon decadence of Los Angeles; to the Ozymandian wreckage of Las Vegas-the film is a visual splendor of the first order.

October 7, 2017 | Full Review…

A meditative and moving film, sumptuously photographed by legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins in the finest and most astonishing work of his career.

October 6, 2017 | Full Review…

Blade Runner 2049, on the other hand, manages to be prettier but far more prosaic.

October 6, 2017 | Full Review…

The rare sequel that truly merits its existence, updating and expanding the themes of the 1982 original to bring them from the 20th century into the 21st.

October 6, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Villeneuve and cinematographer Roger Deakins give us staggering new visions of the future, ones that confound and trance and mystify in Blade Runner 2049 even while making rich cinematic senses.

October 6, 2017 | Full Review…
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It can be argued that Blade Runner: 2049 can holds its own with stunning visuals and meaningful storytelling. The long-awaited sequel boasts a plethora of dynamics and thematic elements that some might even say surpasses the first. 4/5

Eugene Bernabe
Eugene Bernabe

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A visually stunning piece of story telling, shame it moves at a glacial pace with nothing overly exciting happening!

Film Crazy
Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

The quintessential science-fiction masterpiece of this century.

Adriel Lim
Adriel Lim

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