PG | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.
The state-of-the-art computer used for the film's key special effects had only 2MB of memory and 330MB of storage.
Boy in Video Game Arcade:
All right, give me room. Here we go.
In the opening light cycle battle just before Sark kills the other program, the light cycles instantly change places from Sark's blue cycle on the left and the yellow one on the right to blue right, yellow left and then instantly back again.
Certain versions of the European/American re-release have the explanatory title cards establishing the viewer into the world of the Programs and Users.
$4,761,795 (USA) (11 July 1982)
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