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Tron (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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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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17 December 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

TR2N  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,026,211, 19 December 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$172,062,763, 14 April 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$400,062,763, 31 December 2011
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Daft Punk and Olivia Wilde filmed a music video of the Derezzed music track that is featured in the End of Line club battle. In the music video, Daft Punk walk into Flynn's arcade and they play am Encom arcade game called "Derezzed". In the game, a blue video warrior engages a red video warrior play Joust. The red video warrior knocks off the blue video warrior off his horse and gets derezzed. Daft Punk loses the game and back in the game, the red video warrior removes her helmet and the red video warrior is revealed as Quorra. See more »

Goofs

When Kevin Flynn enters the End of Line club, he wears a hooded robe. In all other shots of the scene (and the remainder of the film) the robe is hoodless. See more »

Quotes

[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

The Walt Disney Pictures logo appears in the Grid digital world in Tron's design. See more »

Connections

Spin-off TRON: Uprising (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

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 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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