About

As Kevin Flynn searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is 'digitalized' by a laser and finds himself inside 'The Grid', where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program (MCP). With the help of a security program called 'TRON', Flynn seeks to free The Grid from the MCP.

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Directed by

Steven Lisberger

Written by

Steven Lisberger (Screenplay)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A world inside the computer where man has never been. Until now.

Cast

Keywords

computer-generated imagery video game computer animation 1980s virtual reality hacker dystopia simulated reality super computer utopia simulation computer simulation arcade game distopia light cycle

Photos

Lists

#223 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Michael Minkler