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Deleted Shots: ''Blade Runner''

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Who says bloodier is better? Not Ridley Scott, who objected to the gory moments that were reinserted into the unrated Blade Runner released on cassette and disc — and which is still widley available. Orginally trimmed so the film would get an R rating, these grisly shots won’t be found in the new, slightly shorter, director’s cut. Here’s how the more graphic elements decrease the peace:

Pokier: Replicant Hauer gouges out the eyes of his maker (Joe Turkel)

Nosier: Replicant Daryl Hannah not only conks Ford’s noggin…she also gives him a tweaking during their brutal gymnastic tussle

Gustier: Hannah writhes and bleeds long after sge’s shot