6. Blade Runner
Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner didn’t really click with audiences when it first hit theaters in 1982, but what I personally love about the film is that it blends two of my favorite film genres, sci-fi and noir (even though noir isn’t really a genre, we’ll just call it one for this list’s sake), and creates something incredibly original as a result. Blade Runner follows the story of Ford’s Rick Deckard, a retired cop in 2019, who is called back into active duty by his superior. While it was a box office and critical bust upon its initial release, Blade Runner has since become a cult classic for sci-fi fans and incredibly influential film in the genre, and it’s Harrison Ford’s performance as Deckard that anchors the whole movie.
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