All of this wouldn't exist if Blade Runner never happened
While it has come to be recognized as a masterpiece since its underwhelming release in 1982, Blade Runner (a loose adaptation of Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) was a disappointment at the time, barely scraping back its production costs at the box office and receiving little love from the biggest critics of the day. Opinion started to change in 1992, when the first of what would be many alternate cuts of the movie was released, and in the years that followed its influence has been increasingly felt—not only in the film world, but in other forms of media.
From '80s arcade throwbacks and forgotten '90s films to some of the most innovative games and TV shows of recent years, the following titles simply wouldn't exist without Blade Runner.