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 creation turned bad and a unique ally who was born inside the digital domain of The Grid.
A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.
5 years after Pitch Black, the wanted criminal Riddick arrives on a planet called Helion Prime, and finds himself up against an invading empire called the Necromongers, an army that plans to convert or kill all humans in the universe.
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist for NORAD, must make a daring trek across America to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
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, 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. Written by
The popular Tron arcade game (a tie-in to the original film) makes an appearance. However, the console shown is credited to the in-universe software company Encom, rather than the real creators Bally-Midway. See more »
The Ducati Sam is the Sport Classic 1000 Biposto. It's often confused with the Monoposto version due to the removable passenger seat cover. This cover is in place through most of the movie, including when Sam arrives at Flynn's Arcade, but is removed when he and Quorra leave. See more »
I really liked Tron when it came out, it was visually stylish and generally fun. As for this sequel, well, it was visually stylish.
The lack of fun can be primarily laid at the feet of the lead, some guy whose name I'm not going to bother looking up. He is so wooden and bland that it feels as though, since the producers were copying so much of the movie, they wanted to prove they were doing something different by casting a stiff.
The other performances are better. Jeff Bridges is pretty good, Olivia Wilde does her usual excellent job of playing The Hot Girl, and some guy named, I believe, Michael Shue is a hoot as a club owner, appearing in about 10% of the movie in which he supplies about 80% of the movies personality.
Visually, the film copies the neon-piping look that made the original so striking, and it still looks cool. Besides the look, the film cribs a lot of the story, although it eventually wanders off on its own. This turns out to be a mistake; it's not a good script, containing a fairly absurd sci-fi concept plus other nonsensical ideas and featuring an incredibly unsatisfying ending.
Some of the action scenes are pretty good, and it's all quite watchable, but if this is the best they could come up with, they should have just given up on making a sequel at all.
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