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Tron

Released

Jul 09, 1982

Latest Home Video

Apr 05, 2011

MPAA Rating

PG

Director

Steven Lisberger

Cast

Jeff Bridges
Bruce Boxleitner
David Warner
Cindy Morgan

Studio

1982 Walt Disney Studios

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Still shot from the movie: Tron.

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Synopsis

While trying to hack a computer to find evidence of software theft, Kevin Flynn's (Jeff Bridges) body is digitized and his physical matter reassembled inside the mainframe. Now his only hope of returning to the real world is to find a security program called Tron (Bruce Boxleitner) and try to shut down the evil Master Control Program (David Warner).

Content Details

Why Is Tron Rated PG?

Tron is rated PG

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Tron...

Violence: Characters are forced to engage in gladiator-like battles where the losing opponent dies (implied by a bright flash of light before the body disappears). Characters are interrogated and tortured with painful shocks (causing their skeleton to shine through their skin). Frisbee-like weapons and electric-prod spears are used. Hand-to-hand combat occurs. Movie includes depictions of illegal activities, such as computer hacking, blackmail, breaking and entering, as well as intellectual property and data theft. Video-game-like violence features car races, tank chases, crashes and explosions. A powerful lazar beam digitizes a man and sends his physical matter inside a computer.

Sexual Content: Embracing and kissing. Verbal comments imply unmarried couples having sexual relationships. A man’s bare chest is shown.

Language: Infrequent use of mild profanity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

Other: Ethical behavior is derogatorily called "religion." Personified programs revere programmers/users as their creators.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Tron.

Tron: Legacy was made in 2010 as a follow up to this tale. Jeff Bridges has a long Hollywood career and can be seen in Seabiscuit, K-PAX and Tucker: The Man and His Dream.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
Not Rated
AB Not Rated
MB Not Rated
ON Not Rated
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Tron...

Tron is releasing on DVD and Blur-ray on April 5, 2011. Both formats include the following bonus materials:

- The TRON Phenomenon: Explore Tron’s impact on pop culture through interviews with filmmakers and stars of the new movie

- Documentary: The Making Of Tron

- Deleted scenes with introductions by Bruce Boxleitner

- Audio commentary with Steven Lisberger, Donald Kushner, Harrison Ellenshaw and Richard Taylor.

- Production gallery.

Tron on Blu-ray also includes:

-Photo Tronology: Director Steven Lisberger and his son, Carl Lisberger visit the Disney’s Photo Library where they uncover original production photos and reveal intimate stories.

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