See Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner in 3 Animated GIFs

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Oct. 26 2012 3:01 PM

Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: Blade Runner

Rutger Hauer is Roy Batty in Blade Runner
Rutger Hauer is Roy Batty in Blade Runner.

© Warner Bros. Entertainment 1982.

Every once in a while we like to pay tribute to a landmark film by encapsulating it in three animated GIFs. For this installment, we’re honoring Blade Runner, Ridley Scott’s 1982 dystopian sci-fi film about organic robots gone rogue, which is out on a 30th anniversary Blu-ray this week.

In the comments, let us know which three GIFs you would have selected, and nominate the film we should take on next.

,Rutger Hauer is Roy Batty in Blade Runner

© Warner Bros. Entertainment 1982.

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© Warner Bros. Entertainment 1982.

RoyinRain

© Warner Bros. Entertainment 1982.

Final Cut Edition:

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© Warner Bros. Entertainment 1982.

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