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 only way to win is to survive.
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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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filmed scenes as Sam Flynn's mother, though most were deleted from the final film. In an early cut of the film, Sam's mother was to have lived well into his childhood years; this plot point was changed in post-production to add emphasis to the father-son relationship between Sam and Kevin Flynn. Esterle still makes an brief appearance as an unidentified woman in a flashback sequence. The movie novelization retains the earlier concept of Sam's mother surviving and expands her backstory as to how she met Kevin Flynn and the circumstances of her death. See more
When Sam deactivates the screen saver on the computer hidden in the arcade, we see one window with, among other things, an indication that the machine he's working on is a sun4m. The first sun4ms weren't announced until about 1992, well after the time that Kevin Flynn disappeared. 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.
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
References TRON: Deadly Disks
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
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