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.
The only way to win is to survive.
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17 December 2010 (USA)
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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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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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During the lightcycle battle each team begins with 5 lightcycles. Clu's team clearly defeats 4 opponents while Sam's team is only seen defeating 3 opponents. After the 4th opponent is defeated on Sam's team you see a wide angle view of the grid and only Sam and Clu remain. What happened to the 4th rider of Clu's team? 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