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Blade Runner (1982) Film screening

City Films
Blade Runner

Former Bristol IMAX, Bristol Aquarium  |  £8.50 / £5

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In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay, Rick Deckard hunts for fugitive, murderous replicants and is drawn to a mystery woman whose secrets may undermine his soul.

This screening of Ridley Scott’s definitive sci-fi noir will be a screening of the ‘Final Cut’ version, which more closely reflects Scott’s original vision of the film.

Most of the incredible special effects were supervised and directed by Douglas Trumbull. A pioneer in special visual effects filmmaking, Trumbull worked on other iconic science fiction films such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Star Trek: The Motion Picture. He also directed the films Silent Running and Brainstorm.

Director: Ridley Scott
15 / USA / 117 minutes

This screening is part of Forbidden Worlds Film Festival and Future City Film Festival. Future City Film Festival normally takes place every two years in the autumn but had to be postponed last year due to the pandemic. It will now run through 2022 as a series of special events. We are grateful to the British Film Institute for their support for the festival.

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Booking Information

Tickets can be booked via the Forbidden Worlds Film Festival website. Ticketing is managed by Tito and the Forbidden Worlds Film Festival. Please check their terms and conditions and privacy policy when booking as Bristol Ideas do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies. Please contact Forbidden Worlds Film Festival with any queries.

Accessibility Information

Please note that entry to the auditorium is separate from the main Bristol Aquarium entrance. Signage and ushers will be on hand to point you in the right direction.

  • The entrance has level access. There are lifts to the second floor and there is level access inside to the auditorium.
  • There are two accessible toilets on the ground floor of the aquarium and two accessible toilets on the second floor.
  • Some Aquarium staff have BSL training.
  • Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

If you have accessibility requirements, please contact Forbidden Worlds Film Festival in advance so the team can assist you in your visit.

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