Due to test screenings and studio meddling, "Blade Runner" has become notorious for its multiple alternate endings. There were seven alternate endings, and Ridley Scott continued to work on the most definitive version of the film after its poor reception in 1982. The "U.S. Theatrical Cut" is what screened in 1982 and included narration and a happy ending. The "Workprint" version is what Scott had before changes were made due to test screenings. The "International Cut" is more violent. The "Director's Cut" gets rid of narration and the happy ending and includes a dream sequence. The "Final Cut" has all the changes of the "Director's Cut" plus the violence of the "International Cut," an extended dream sequence, and additional footage added, and is what Scott considers to be the definitive version of "Blade Runner."
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