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Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner is a 2007 documentary by Charles de Lauzirika chronicling the production of Blade Runner. It was released alongside Blade Runner: The Final Cut for the film's twenty-fifth anniversary.

Segments[edit | edit source]

Incept Date: 1980 - Screenwriting and Dealmaking[edit | edit source]

The writing process, finding of a director, finding of financiers, art inspiration, and early clashes are chronicled.

Blush Response: Assembling the Cast[edit | edit source]

This segment discusses the casting of Rick Deckard, Roy Batty, Rachael, Pris, Holden, Zhora, and Gaff.

A Good Start: Designing the Future[edit | edit source]

The film's production design and locations are described.

Eye of the Storm: Production Begins[edit | edit source]

The beginning of the film's production and some of its troubles are detailed.

Living in Fear: Tension on the Set[edit | edit source]

Conflict among the cast and crew are chronicled, as well as the filming of the rooftop scene. Early post-production troubles are also detailed.

Beyond the Window: Visual Effects[edit | edit source]

The film's visual effects are detailed, including Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? author Philip K. Dick's reaction to them.

In Need of Magic: Post-Production Problems[edit | edit source]

The post-production process is detailed, notably the conflicts over what to be included or cut from the film as well as the unicorn dream sequence, voiceover, and the "happy ending." The music is also briefly covered.

To Hades and Back: Release and Resurrection[edit | edit source]

The release and immediate reception, commercial failure, and eventual influence of the film are detailed.

Interviewees[edit | edit source]

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