Blade Runner

Continuity mistake: The Asian chef calls Deckard over to order his food once a seat becomes available. There is a guy in a yellow shirt sitting next to the open seat. A blue bottle of some sorts is right next to this guy's arm. When Deckard comes over, the blue bottle has vanished. It appears again once Deckard sits down to his left by the yellow guy's arm. And then after the chef gives Deckard his food, the blue bottle is suddenly on Deckard's right. (00:09:05)

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Continuity mistake: While waiting in the rain for his food, the chef across the street calls Deckard to come over. Deckard folds his newspaper and puts it over his head to shield himself from the rain. The paper is folded messily and the crease side is in his hand. When he gets to the other side of the street, the fold is suddenly much cleaner and neat, and the crease side is on the outside, no longer in his hand. (00:09:00)

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Other mistake: The snake scale changes size and shape each time it's seen, it begins as a large hexagonal shape bigger than Deckard's finger tip when he first finds it, it's later seen as a very small triangular shape in the sample bag and it ends up as a guitar plectrum shaped object when he hands it to the street merchant for identification.

Revealing mistake: When Dekkar retires the snake lady a spinner hovers overhead telling people to move on. At the back of the spinner you can see the cable that it's suspended from.

Other mistake: When Deckard is waiting for a seat at the Chinese restaurant, he is reading a newspaper, presumably the day's edition. On it, the main headline reads, "FARMING THE C...MOON AND...WORLD..." Later in the movie, when Deckard is investigating Leon's room at the Yukon, he searches a drawer lined with a newspaper page, all crumpled and having presumably been there for quite a while, stained with some fluorescent oil or such, but he briefly flips it over and it has the exact same headline.

Continuity mistake: When Deckard shoots Zhora and she crashes through the window dead, her hands are above her head, but when Deckard walks up to her body her hands are now halfway up her body.

Other mistake: When Deckard puts a photo into a machine that rests on top of a monitor, he then speaks where he wants the camera to go, zoom in, go out, up or down or across, etc. In one instance, he doesn't speak, but the machine works on its own.


Other mistake: When Deckard and Bryant are viewing the interview tape showing Leon's interview at the Tyrell Corp they are shown Leon's replicant statistics. The tape shows Leon's model number: N6MAC41717. This designates Leon as a: Nexus 6, Male, Physical Level: A, Mental Level: B, and an incept date of: April 17, 2017. The incept date shown under his model number is: 10 April, 2017. As Deckard and Bryant continue to watch the tape they see the other replicants: Roy, Zhora and Pris with their individual statistics showing a matching model number to their incept dates. (00:14:50)

Factual error: When Leon gets shot in the head, Deckard is untouched by any blood, brains etc despite being directly in front of him - he should be covered in something from the head wound.

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Suggested correction: From a human, yes. Leon isn't a human. We don't know anything about replicant anatomy. For all we know, they might not have any blood, and their brains might not even be in their skulls.

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Continuity mistake: When Deckard is snooping about in Zhora's dressing room asking questions. We see her putting on high heel mid-calf boots (just under her shin pads). Watch the chase sequence soon after. Especially when she gets shot and is on the ground picking herself up, you can see she is wearing what looks like black trainers. (00:52:10 - 00:55:40)


Revealing mistake: There are at least two rain related problems in the city exterior shots: it's noticeably misaligned when Rick and Gaff are outside Leon's apartment building (towards the right it falls straight down, yet towards the left it falls at an angle). The second is when Gaff encounters Rick and the now dead Baty on the hotel roof; despite previous shots showing no awning or any type of cover above said roof, Gaff is visibly dry and actually standing in front of the rainfall, only getting wet when he steps into the background.

Batty: It's not an easy thing to meet your maker.
Tyrell: What could he do for you?
Batty: Can the maker repair what he makes?

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Trivia: At the end, Batty gives his 'a time to die' speech on the roof. Rutger Hauer made up the speech himself, between an hour and half an hour before filming the scene. (01:46:15)

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Question: I'm aware that there is debate on whether or not Deckard was a replicant, but as I was watching the movie, I couldn't see any clues as to why anybody would think this. Did I miss something obvious? Why do people think this?

Answer: The two most notable hints are as follows. The first (which is only in the Director's Cut) is that after Deckard dreams of a unicorn, Graf makes an origami unicorn and leaves it at Deckard's apartment. Some people interpret this as suggesting that they're aware of the memories that have been given to Deckard to prevent him realising his true nature. The second hint is that replicant eyes glow in certain lights - at one point in the film, Deckard's eyes can be seen glowing in the same fashion. Ridley Scott has stated on several occasions that, as far as he's concerned, Deckard is a replicant, but he does concede that they deliberately left it as somewhat ambiguous - the viewer should decide for themselves.

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