PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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 corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.
In an interview, Jeff Bridges noted that as he was being scanned by laser into a computer (for CGI effects), he realized the same thing happened to him (fictionally) in the original TRON (1982).
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, ...
When Sam Flynn is first brought to Clu, his identity disk on his back is not illuminated. The inner ring on both sides is always supposed to be lit, but several times in side views, various characters ID disks aren't lit.
The Walt Disney Pictures logo appears in the Grid digital world in Tron's design.
£1,970,692 (UK) (19 December 2010)
$172,062,763 (USA) (14 April 2011)
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