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Steven Lisberger

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Plot Summary

Experience the original landmark motion picture that inspired a new generation of digital filmmakers and became a favorite of fans and critics across the world. Relive the electrifying thrills of TRON with an all-new, state-of-the-art digital restoration and enhanced high-definition sound. When a brilliant video game maker named Flynn (Jeff Bridges) hacks the mainframe of his ex-employer, he is beamed inside an astonishing digital world and becomes part of the very game he is designing.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 54
  • Fresh: 38
  • Rotten: 16
  • Average Rating: 6.4/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Its computer sequences exist in a blue-gray scheme filled with flashing lights, speeding objects and dizzying motion. Its visual effects are wonderfully new. They are also numbing after a while. – Janet Maslin, New York Times, Jul 16, 2008

Fresh: For most people, TRON's importance is as a historical footnote. It's the Model T of our CGI age. But the film's fans are passionate ones. – Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly, Jul 25, 2011

Fresh: A dazzling movie from Walt Disney in which computers have been used to make themselves romantic and glamorous. Here's a technological sound-and-light show that is sensational and brainy, stylish, and fun. – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 7, 2010

Fresh: Not only does it introduce the humanity/technology themes that would surface in later cyberpunk fantasies, it boasts some of the most unique visuals in any film, then or now. – Film4, Apr 2, 2014

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An all around classic, and should be included in any sci-fi collection. Certainly, compared to movies made now, the original looks kind of clunky, but for it's time, it was a revolutionary breakthrough in special effects. I've seen both this one and Tron: Legacy, and I feel that you really have to watch the first one to get a good background on the newest one. I, for one, am very happy that iTunes now has it.

My suggestion, watch both. I doubt you'll be disappointed.

Don't be a fool of yourself.

This movie was groundbreaking for its time. Back in 1982, this movie was basically Avatar. You won't believe how long or how complicated it was to make a movie about what is in computers. Now that we have TRON: Legacy, we had the right kind of technology to make a perfect to-the-date film so it can be amazing again. I see people comparing these two films negetively. Please watch your keyboard/mouth. You're dealing with Lisberger and Bridges. And also, stop whining about how outdated this movie was. It was made back in 82. Thank you.

A Golden File Found

"Greetings Programs"

This movie was a classic in 1982. The casting was great, the story was well told through the eyes of a computer programmer Flynn the protagonist. This movie revolutionized the use of computers in movies from this film. From creating a world that was inside a computer this was a landmark film. Though it was made in 1982 this film has withstood the test of time and has become a classic for everyone to enjoy.

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