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
The Game Has Changed.
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17 December 2010 (USA)
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Opening Weekend: £1,970,692
(17 December 2010)
(8 April 2011)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
The song "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" by Journey
coming on in the arcade, when Sam turned on the breakers, is ironic in more ways than one. While the song fits in some ways the relationship with his father, it is interesting to note that many of the 45rpm singles made in the early 1980s for jukeboxes of that song, featured the song "Only Solutions" (from the original Tron movie's arcade scene) as the single's B-side. It was common for record companies to put a recent, though out of date, release as the B-side of Jukebox 45s, to maximize band airplay in those machines. See more
When Kevin, Sam, and Quorra are traveling on the train to the portal, one of the trapped programs is seen moving. As the lights in the train go on, all of the programs are shown standing still with their eyes closed. The point is to show that the programs are "turned off" as they await their fate, but the female program closest to Sam is seen wobbling and swaying in two different cuts. See more
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.
That's right, man. I got in.
The closing credits feature 3D computer circuits that pop-out of the screen. See more
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 See more