I dont even want to get into the strange unicorn nonsense that couldve been completely removed from the movie as it didnt add anything to the plot. One of my hottest movie takes is that blade runner sucks and i will stand by that until the day i die. Its supposed to be futuristic but it looks like it takes place in the 70s. It makes no sense from top to bottom and theres far too much rutger hauer for any movie to be called a classic. blade runner 2049 is bad and you should feel bad (spoilers ahoy!) - duration 1020. Is blade runner an untouchable sci-fi classic and one of the greatest movies ever made, or style over substance personified and, at best, wildly overrated? Youre going to hear a lot of people claiming the latter in the coming weeks, but were here to tell you thats not quite right. With blade runner 2049 impending, films fans of all creeds are revisiting ridley scotts tech-noir landmark in. Blade runner is a 1982 science fiction film directed by ridley scott, and written by hampton fancher and david peoples. Starring harrison ford, rutger hauer, sean young and edward james olmos, it is loosely based on philip k. The film is set in a dystopian future los angeles of 2019, in which synthetic humans known as replicants are bio. i think two years later, the movie has grown a little on me. But i still think jared leto was completely useless and they shouldve focused more on k and joi. With harrison ford, rutger hauer, sean young, edward james olmos. A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to earth to find their creator. Heres why blade runner the final cut is a letdown, disappointment, why it sucks. Fifth ridley scott has had an amazing career as a director, but blade runner is a high point. Its just a superlative film as far as the look, the style, the acting. On the other hand while i love it and find it really interesting, i can see the flip side.