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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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About the "Flynn Lives" movement.

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Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Jeff Bridges, Paul Dzenkiw
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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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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 Sam returns to the arcade at the end of the movie, he is seen uploading data at the desk. When he takes out the memory chip, it bears a similar resemblance to the first data discs used in the first film, he then puts it over his head and uses it as a necklace to further emphasize the homeage to the first data discs. See more »

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At the beginning, Sam turns on two circuit breakers upon entering the Arcade, and everything turns on - lights and game consoles. At the end, when Sam turns off those same two circuit breakers, all lights and consoles stay on, as well as the marquee sign (Flynn's). 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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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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References The Black Hole (1979) See more »

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Touching Spectacle
20 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's not highly likely to win many new converts, but for those who already like the original and want to see more of that world, it more than satisfies. The visuals are a wonderful evolution from Tron and the story of a father and son who have to make up for lost time is very touching. The CGI face they developed for Jeff Bridges is not perfect, but it works very well with just a few exceptions and I feel, for my own tastes, that they have actually bridged the uncanny valley with this one. Still a bit of work to get it perfect, but this one works as it is. Oh, and the score by Daft Punk is beautiful. The first thing my brother and I did after leaving the theater was buy the sound track on the way home. It's very suggestive of the original but with plenty of today's newer sensibilities mixed in.


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