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TRON: Legacy (2010)

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The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.

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Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn, looks into his father's disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 20 years. Along with Kevin's loyal confidant Quorra, father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous. Meanwhile, the malevolent program CLU, who dominates the digital world, plans to invade the real world and will stop at nothing to prevent their escape. Written by ZootCatchy

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Rated PG for sequences of sci-fi action violence and brief mild language | See all certifications »

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$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,970,692 (UK) (17 December 2010)

Gross:

$172,051,787 (USA) (8 April 2011)
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The "Grid" as Sam Flynn wipes off the terminal in Kevin Flynn's basement shows in the command line: $whoami Flynn uname -a SolarOS 4.0.1 Generic~50203-02 sun4m i386 Unknown.Unknown $login -n root This Easter-egg states that the Grid ran on the predecessor of Solaris OS known as Sun4m which ran on the SPARC architecture, same as the SPARCstation 5 during that time period. This was the system used as the base for Flynn/Encom OS (the operating system the Grid claimed to be ran on). Sun4m was also a proprietary operating system owned by Oracle Corporation. See more »

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Ducati Sportclassic Sport 1000 headlight cannot be turned off. Sam turned it off when he was being chased by the police motorcycle. See more »

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Kevin Flynn: The Grid. A digital frontier. I tried to picture clusters of information as they moved through the computer. What did they look like? Ships? motorcycles? Were the circuits like freeways? I kept dreaming of a world I thought I'd never see. And then, one day...
7 Year Old Sam Flynn: You got in.
Kevin Flynn: That's right, man. I got in.
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Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
Written by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart (as David Stewart)
Performed by Eurythmics
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Limited and The RCA Records Label
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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I've been waiting 28 years for that....
17 December 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

And it was worth it.

I was 9 years old when I saw TRON in a dingy cinema in Fareham, I was hooked then, and I always dreamed they would make a sequel.

I was seriously worried though, I mean, Escape from New York was another of my favourite movies and I got all excited about the sequel to that... and left the cinema mortified...

Not this time.

This was like an old friend coming home.

There are a lot of comments about this movie having a poor story, personally, I disagree. It was a father and son story, any more on top of the other sub plots going on would have been too much.

It's a hell of an experience for the sences... when those Recognizers flew overhead the cinema shook... immersive, entertaining... everything a good movie should be.

Roll on Number 3.


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