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Tron: Legacy was a 2010 film directed by Joseph Kosinski. It was the long awaited sequal to Disney's original Tron staring Jeff Bridges. This film follows Flint's (Bridges) son Sam (Garrett Hedlund) as he tries to rescue his father who was trapped in the Grid.

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If Quorra is injured in the physical world, will she bleed or derez? [duplicate]

In Tron: Legacy while in the Grid, Sam Flynn gets injured and bleeds blood. This immediately identifies him as a User instead of a Program. Later we see Quorra get injured while in the Grid, and her ...
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Are Flynn's ISOs a miracle?

Flynn states that the ISOs in Tron: Legacy spontaneously arose within the grid. That strongly suggests that they would keep spontaneously occurring (e.g. as long as the grid remains they will always ...
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If Clu 2 succeeded in escaping the Grid at the end of Tron Legacy. Would he appreciate Art? [closed]

Being as the Program's function was to seek Perfection. Would he see Art as being a redundancy in the real world?
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Are there two Trons?

In the original movie Tron, the Tron program was designed to monitor the internal network of the company. Did Flynn make a copy of that program and insert it into his experimental world, or did he ...
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In TRON: Legacy, how could Quorra help the human race?

Quorra (and the ISOs) are described by Flynn as a "miracle" that can "change everything" in the human world How can she help the human race when she's just an electronic signature in a computer and ...
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What is the song played in the “End of Line” club on Tron Legacy?

At the end of the scene when Sam is in the End of Line club, Daft Punk are asked to switch up the music and they start to play a techno-style track instead of "End of Line"... What is that track ...
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How could the matter converter in Tron Legacy generate an army

E=MC2 is a physical law, matter and energy are linked. Theoretically it would be possible to convert a significant amount of energy into matter, like reverse nuclear fusion. How would the matter ...
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What is the “Daily Life” of a program in TRON?

At least after the movie Tron:Legacy we know, that programs do use recreation facilities and do interact socially. So my question is, what is the daily life of a program inside "The Grid". Do they ...
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Did the progams know that Flynn was still in the grid?

After Clu's coup d'état did programs know that Flynn didn't exit the Grid? Clu knew, because he was looking for Flynn and eventually used tactics to try and draw him out. But did the population at ...
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If Flynn had the master key, why couldn't he just delete Clu?

Also, since Flynn was the only one able to create new programs, why couldn't he make a second copy of himself (CLU 3.0), with a sole objective to remove CLU and maintain the current structure of the ...
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Where is this missing part to the Tron: Legacy soundtrack?

I finally bought the Tron: Legacy Original Soundtrack. I have listened to the soundtrack a lot since then and realized something: Where is the part of the song from the scene above the Sea of ...
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Is Quorra's name a reference to anything?

Many of the names of things/characters on the grid are references to various things/people related to computers, like Zuse after Konrad Zuse and Alan Bradley after Alan Kay. Is there a ...
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Do Programs/Users need to eat or drink?

I originally understood the digitization process of Tron/Tron: Legacy to create digital representations of the users, but now I'm not so sure (especially since Sam is shown to bleed on The Grid). ...
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Is Quorra human now?

As a corollary to my other question I was wondering about this: Once Quorra enters the real world does she become human or is she something else? i.e. Is she a living, breathing, human being with ...
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What does Kevin Flynn mean when he says “The old man's gonna knock on the sky, listen to the sound.”?

After Kevin Flynn finished to repair Quorra, he had a discussion with Sam. When Quorra finally reboot, he end the discussion with this enigmatic phrase : The old man's gonna knock on the sky, ...
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How does Sam bleed?

During the arena sequence in Tron Legacy we see Sam take a grazing hit from a disk and bleed a few drops of blood, thus identifying him as a User. From a plot and drama point of view this is very ...
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What happens to the grid if the system is shut down [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What happened to the Grid at the end of Tron Legacy? I was wondering, what happens to the grid if the system is shutdown. Some says the programs don't die, they simply ...
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What idea about the ISOs were the authors trying to convey in Tron: Legacy?

In the sci-fi movie Tron: Legacy, Flynn creates a virtual world with its own rules and physical laws, and as a side effect he discovers (or creates) a strange race of conscious creatures called ISOs. ...
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TRON: Legacy - How can the light jets do a Hammerhead Stall? Is there an atmosphere in The Grid?

Just finished watching TRON: Legacy for the third time and the same question persists: If these are digital creations then "air" and "atmosphere" would only be concepts like in the Matrix ("is that ...
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What hardware was the new grid hosted on?

After reading this question, I was wondering if anyone can identify the hardware that the grid was running on. It's obviously a Unix system, but beyond that, I'm not hip enough with late eighties ...
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Is an Identity Disc a long term requirement in the Grid?

In Tron and Tron: Legacy all people (programs, users, ISOs) are fitted with an Identity Disc. This disc apparently records everything that a person does, and if that disc is lost or damaged the person ...
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How did Clu plan to bring his army into the real world?

During TRON-Legacy we learn that Clu wanted to invade the real world with his army of programs to impose his order. We see him moving a large aircraft carrier style craft towards the portal, at which ...
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What happened to the Grid at the end of Tron Legacy?

Probably a spoiler:
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Whose hardware was the new Grid hosted on?

In TRON-Legacy we find that Kevin Flynn had designed a new Grid, where-in the majority of the movie takes place. While the original Grid was primarily a construct of the MCP's and therefore presumably ...
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What are the two orbs Clu is using during Sam's battle with Rinzler?

Once Sam is introduced into the games he defeats a couple of combatants and is then paired with Rinzler. Just as the battle begins Clu begins manipulating two orbs in his hand. Is Clu controlling ...
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Why didn't Clu use Sam's disc?

Clu initially captures Sam, but for some reason allows him to play another game (lightcycle). In that game with the help of the Iso he is able to escape. Why couldn't Clu just use Sam's disc to ...
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Why didn't Sam have the same powers as Flynn when he was in the Grid?

In the first Tron movie we see that Flynn has a lot of powers (the ability to manipulate the environment) because he is a user. We see that he has similar abilities again in the second movie. Why ...
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Why was CLU trying to leave the grid and enter the real world?

I've seen Tron Legacy a couple of times now and the thing that bugs me the most, why does CLU want to leave the grid and enter the "real world"? In the grid he has almost god like powers with ...
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In Tron: Legacy, how did Kevin Flynn recognize Rinzler as [REDACTED]?

This here is some padding to hide the spoiler in the question from being visible on the question page. The question follows. Shortly after Quorra, Kevin, and Sam get off the transport, Rinzler ...
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How does time and aging work in 'the Grid' of Tron?

I was watching Tron: Legacy, and thought for a moment that if Flynn is trapped within this 'Digital Frontier' that he created, wouldn't he be able to control his own appearance and aging? If not, ...
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What was the importance of the ISOs in Tron: Legacy?

I never really understood what the movie said about what makes the ISOs special. Flynn found them to be something amazing, but I don't think the movie made it clear what made them even more fantastic ...