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TRON: Legacy (2010)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  17 December 2010 (USA)
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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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Storyline

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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Box Office

Budget:

$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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Trivia

When Garrett Hedlund is breaking into ENCOM, he forges himself access and when the door opens, he says "Now that is a big door.". In the original TRON (1982), Jeff Bridges forges access into ENCOM with the same comment when the door opens. See more »

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When Rinzler captures Quorra and escorts her to Clu, the picture is mirrored (one can clearly see her costume and haircut being reversed). See more »

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[first lines]
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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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the movie, the title only says "TRON". Not until during the ending credits does the name "Legacy" get included in the title when it reappears. See more »

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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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