Ridley Scott's Blade Runner debuted on June 25, 1982, starring Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauer. Valuable Blade Runner movie memorabilia includes one sheet posters, lobby cards, keybook movie stills and British, Australian, German, Japanese and Italian movie posters.
Warner Bros'. science fiction movie classic Blade Runner came to theaters in 1982. Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh and Daryl Hannah, Blade Runner features Ford as Rick Deckard, a futuristic ex-cop in 2019 Los Angeles whose grim specialty is terminating renegade androids. Made for $28 million, Blade Runner debuted on June 25, 1982, earning two Academy Award nominations for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration and Best Visual Effects.
Here are ten valuable Blade Runner move posters and collectibles that are sure to interest sci-fi fans and movie memorabilia collectors. "They don't advertise for killers in the newspaper. That was my profession. Ex-cop. Ex-blade runner. Ex-killer." - Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard
Blade Runner One Sheet Movie Poster
A standard one sheet movie poster (27x41-inches) in very fine+ condition sold at auction for $209.13. Blade Runner is loosely based on the 1968 novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by Philip K. Dick (1928-1982). Dick only saw the first 20 minutes of Blade Runner prior to his death at age 53 on March 2, 1982, but liked what he had witnessed.
Blade Runner one sheet poster $209.13
Blade Runner Lobby Card Set
A complete set of eight lobby cards (11x14-inches) in fine/very fine condition brought $131.45 at auction. Interestingly, Blade Runner is not one of Harrison Ford's favorite films.
Blade Runner lobby set $131.45
Blade Runner Keybook Movie Stills
A pair of 8x10-inch black-and-white keybook movie stills in very fine+ condition sold at auction for $47. These two stills had been rejected by the Motion Picture Association of America because of their depiction of partial nudity.
Blade Runner Italian Photobusta Poster Set
A set of eight Italian photobusta movie posters (18x26-inches) in very fine condition fetched a top bid of $191.20 at auction. Blade Runner was first seen in Italy in June 1982 at the Fantafestival.
Blade Runner Italian photobusta set $191.20
Blade Runner Australian Daybill Movie Poster
An Australian daybill movie poster (13x26-inches) in near mint condition sold at auction for a modest $28. Blade Runner debuted in Australia on December 16, 1982.
Blade Runner Italian Locandina Movie Poster
An Italian locandina movie poster (13x27-inches) in fine+ condition brought $22 at auction.
Blade Runner Japanese B2 Movie Poster
A Japanese B2 movie poster (20x29-inches) in fabulous mint condition sold at auction for $62. Blade Runner came to Japan on July 3, 1982.
Blade Runner Japanese B2 poster $62
Blade Runner German A1 Movie Poster
A German A1 movie poster (23x33-inches) in very fine- condition brought $36 at auction. Blade Runner debuted in West Germany on October 14, 1982.
Blade Runner Mini Lobby Card Set
A complete set of eight mini lobby cards (8x10-inches) in very fine/near mint condition sold at auction for $143.40. Most of the crew did not enjoy working with director Ridley Scott, finding him cold, distant and demanding.
Blade Runner Special Movie Poster
A special movie poster (17x20-inches) picturing Harrison Ford in fine/very fine condition brought $69 at auction. Dustin Hoffman was the original choice for the role of Rick Deckard.
Blade Runner special poster with Harrison Ford $69
Blade Runner Movie Memorabilia Credits & Top Image
- All auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: Blade Runner British quad movie poster (30x40-inches) in very fine condition $239
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