Movies set in 2019: What Blade Runner, Akira, The Island and MORE predicted for ...

Blade Runner (1982)

Almost 40 years since its original release and we’re finally at the year in which Blade Runner is set.

And just like hoverboards in Back to the Future, we don’t have robot replicants or flying cars as it predicted just yet.

Of course, the Harrison Ford-led sci-fi classic is set in November 2019, so at least there’s still time.

Although judging by the dystopian look of Los Angeles the weather’s certainly set to take a turn for the worse.

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Akira (1988)

This acclaimed anime predicted that Tokyo would be destroyed in July 1988, resulting in World War III.

And by 2019, the city is now known as Neo-Tokyo, full of corruption, terrorism and gang violence.

The Island (2005)

Michael Bay’s sci-fi thriller starred Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson as two clones who, in 2019, discover they’ve been replicated for organ harvesting.

Daybreakers (2009)

According to this film, a plague will transform most of the world’s population into vampires this year, as

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