• TV-14
  • 2017
  • 1 hr 24 min
  • 5.0  (445)

Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer is a 2017 movie that was directed by Norman Stone. The movie recounts the real-life events that led to the downfall of the once-great Olympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius. The movie stars Andreas Damm as Oscar Pistorius, Toni Garrn as Reeva Steenkamp, and Timothy Davis as a South African detective. The movie portrays the life of the celebrated athlete before he became involved in a murder case that sent shock waves around the world.

The movie's storyline is set in February 2013 in Pretoria. Oscar Pistorius, the country's most famous athlete, shoots and kills his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in his home. What follows is an investigation that reveals a story of obsession, jealousy, and self-defense.

The movie's opening scenes show Oscar Pistorius as a successful athlete with a growing reputation. We see him training hard and competing on the international stage. His life is all about running, and he has become a sensation across the world. The movie portrays him as a man with a bright future, a figure to inspire South African youths.

However, the celebration of his success comes to an abrupt end one early morning when he shoots and kills his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The movie portrays the events that led to the killing, including the tumultuous relationship that led to it.

The investigation that follows reveals a series of twists and turns. We see the police trying to uncover the truth amidst conflicting evidence and Oscar's defense team trying to spin the story in his favor. The movie portrays the media coverage of the case, and we see how it becomes a national obsession in South Africa and a major world news item.

Throughout the investigation, we see Oscar Pistorius portrayed as a man who is both a hero and a villain in the eyes of the public. The movie shows how his defense team tries to paint him as a victim of circumstance, while the prosecution paints him as a cold-blooded killer.

The movie also depicts the struggles of Reeva Steenkamp's family as they try to come to terms with her death. In one scene, we see her mother speaking to reporters and sharing her heartbreak at the loss of her daughter.

Overall, Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer is an engaging movie that tells a story that many people will be familiar with. The movie takes a fresh approach to the story by portraying the events leading to the killing and the investigation that followed. While some of the details are fictionalized, the movie remains faithful to the overall story of the case.

The acting in the movie is on point, with Andreas Damm giving an excellent portrayal of Oscar Pistorius. Damm captures the nuances of the athlete's character well, and he gives a convincing performance that leaves the audience wondering about the athlete's guilt or innocence. Toni Garrn also delivers a strong performance as Reeva Steenkamp, bringing humanity to the character and showing the emotional impact of her untimely death. Timothy Davis also delivers a commanding performance as the South African detective tasked with solving the case.

In conclusion, Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer is a compelling movie that tells a story that is both tragic and captivating. It is a movie that is worth watching, whether one is familiar with the case or not. The movie raises several questions about the nature of fame, the consequences of anger and the media's role in turning tragedy into spectacle. Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer is a well-made movie that is a must-see for anyone interested in true-crime stories.

OSCAR PISTORIUS: BLADE RUNNER KILLER is a 2017 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 24 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.0.

OSCAR PISTORIUS: BLADE RUNNER KILLER is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at The Roku Channel and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent OSCAR PISTORIUS: BLADE RUNNER KILLER for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.
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    5.0  (445)