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
Gross USA: $172,062,763
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $400,062,763
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Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?
After production on the film was completed, Jeff Bridges starred in True Grit (2011), Garrett Hedlund starred in Country Song (2010) and Olivia Wilde starred in Cowboys and Aliens (2011). See more
Flynn's Arcade was supposedly locked up when Kevin Flynn disappeared in 1989. However when Sam is walking through the arcade, one of the machines is Mortal Kombat
which was not released until 1992. 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