Philip K Dick at the Movies
  • Blade Runner (1982). Based on the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep". Directed by Ridley Scott with Harrison Ford and Darryl Hannah. Follwed by a DVD release of the Director's Cut (1992) and a limited theatricall and DVD release of The Final Cut (2007). Go the movie page.
  • Screamers (1995). Based on the short story "Second Variety". Directed by Christian Duguay with Peter Wellers. Go to the movie page.
  • Impostor (2002). Based on the short story of the same name. Directed by Gary Fleder with Gary Sinise. Go to the movie page.
  • Minority Report (2002). Based on the short story of the same name. Directed by Steven Spielberg with Tom Cruise. Go to the movie page.
  • Paycheck (2003). Based on the short story of the same name. Directed by Jon Woo with Ben Afflec and Uma Thurman. Go to the movie page.
  • A Scanner Darkly (2006). Based on the novel of the same name. Directed by Richard Linklater. With Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder. Go to the movie page.

Upcoming Movies (2008)

  • Your Name Here, unauthorized biopic. Directed by Matthew Wilder. With Bill Pullman, Taryn Manning, Harold Perrineau.
  • RadioFree Albemuth. Low budget movie based on the novel of the same name. Directed by John Alan Simon with Alanis Morissette.

Additional Reading

Counterfeit Worlds (2006) by Brian Robb

is the definitive history of all the adaptations of Dick's work, not only the films but also TV series, radio plays, even operas and computer games. Beginning with a concise biography of Dick, acclaimed writer Brian J. Robb looks at the evolution and production of each project in depth, along the way uncovering a wealth of new information, including the stories behind the fascinating unmade film Ubik (with a screenplay by Dick himself), and the stillborn sequels to Total Recall and the legendary Blade Runner.

The book has also a complete bibliography . This is a must-have book for PKD fans and those who want to know more about him.

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Future Imperfect (2007) by Jason West

Students and general readers interested in science-fiction literature and film should find this an incredibly valuable work, as should film enthusiasts concerned with the issue of adaptation itself. BLAuthor Jason Vest is an expert in both American literature and the science-fiction genre BLThis marks the first book-length investigation of Dick's influence on the science-fiction genre, and also includes some of the more extended criticism on several seminal science fiction films

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