Best futuristic franchise: 'Blade Runner' or 'The Terminator'? | The Tylt
Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" (1982) has been called the first science-fiction art film as well as the greatest film ever made. Some critics have already dubbed the sequel, "Blade Runner 2049," the best sequel ever. Other sci-fi aficionados argue James Cameron's "The Terminator" is the best movie ever made, and the "Terminator" movies are the greatest futuristic franchise of all time. Are you #TeamBladeRunner or #TeamTerminator? 🚀🤖
Best futuristic franchise: 'Blade Runner' or 'The Terminator'?
The original Terminator, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Sarah Connor are two of the most iconic characters in the history of dystopian filmmaking. Fans argue time travel plus a genius storyline make the "Terminator films" the greatest franchise ever.
Terminator incorporates almost all the elements of a perfect apocalypse movie: Overlord organization. Intelligent machines. Nuclear apocalypse. Struggle between man and machine. Time travel. Action heroes.
Terminator kicks butt.
Critics were skeptical that a "Blade Runner" sequel could ever live up to the original, but "Blade Runner 2049" has only met with rave reviews thus far. If "2049" ends up the greatest sequel ever made to what many call the best sci-fi film ever made? "Blade Runner" may be acknowledged as the greatest sci-fi franchise of all time.