The 'Lego Ninjago' movie has managed to top 'Blade Runner 2049' at the UK box office, taking the top spot that the long-awaited sequel managed to hold for just a week.
'Blade Runner 2049' has failed to turn its dazzling crop of five-star reviews into cold hard cash on its opening weekend at the box office.
“Blade Runner 2049” is an American science-fiction film in English that’s a sequel to 1982’s “Blade Runner”, itself based loosely on the novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”. A replicant-hunter, known as a blade runner (who is also a newer-model replicant himself), stumbles across a horrifying secret that could change the fate of the world, and seeks out a former blade runner in his quest for answers. “Blade Runner 2049” is directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Hampton Francher, with additional screenplay credits for Michael Green.
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Early reactions on Twitter suggest the long-anticipated sequel to the science fiction classic was worth the wait.