Tron

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
An image from the movie Tron.

Tron is a science fiction film directed by Steven Lisberger and released on July 9, 1982, which is famous for being one of the first movies to incorporate computer-generated imagery. It tells the story of a man who is trapped inside a computer system and must fight his way out in a series of challenges that are like being inside of a video game.

A sequel to Tron called Tron: Legacy was released on December 17, 2010, and is a movie about a male human (Sam) who is haunted by the disappearance of his video game developer dad. Sam is drawn to Flynn's arcade where he is pulled into a cyber world, where his father was trapped for the last 20 years.

Computer-generated imagery, Movie