Release Date: July 9th, 1982

DVD Release Date: December 12th, 2000

PG |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

When talented computer engineer Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) finds out that Ed Dillinger (David Warner), an executive at his company, has been stealing his work, he tries to hack into the system. However, Flynn is transported into the digital world, where he has to face off against Dillinger's computerized likeness, Sark, and the imposing Master Control Program. Aided by Tron (Bruce Boxleitner) and Yori (Cindy Morgan), Flynn becomes a freedom fighter for the oppressed programs of the grid.

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan, Barnard Hughes, Dan Shor, Peter Jurasik, Tony Stephano

Director: Steven Lisberger

Genres: Children , Science fiction , Action

Production Co: Lisberger/Kushner, Walt Disney Pictures

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Los Angeles, 1980s, Engaging, Rivalry, Competition


Nominated Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1982)
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