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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Blade Runner” (1982)

Allegedly, after Blade Runner tested poorly with test audiences, director Ridley Scott added a happier ending. This is the ending used in the original theatrical version of the film.

The ending where Deckard and Rachael fly away.

The footage flight used, is actually unused footage originally filmed for Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Kubrick gave Scott the footage on the agreement that absolutely none of the footage he ended up using in The Shining made it into Blade Runner.

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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Blade Runner” (1982)

There is a very popular fan theory that Deckard (Harrison Ford) is in fact a Replicant. While there is no actual evidence to support this, if you pause the film at this particular scene, even though he’s out of focus, you can see his eyes glow the same way as the Replicants.