Parents' Guide to

TRON: Legacy

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Techie reboot is visually dazzling but short on story.

Movie PG 2010 125 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 27 parent reviews

age 10+

Tron Legacy Movie Review By Logan Strohl

While it's a improvement compare to the original. Tron Legacy is a really great disney movie. Great cast, story and score. Fun for video game fans and moviegoers.
age 10+

Pre teen/teen action movie

Star wars similar violence but a bit less

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (27 ):
Kids say (114 ):

TRON: LEGACY is a visually stunning film. But while many of the action sequences are truly awesome -- including the memorable light cyle race -- the story is a bit lacking in emotion. There are some highlights -- like the hilarious nightclub scene (thanks largely to Michael Sheen, who's deliciously campy as the club's owner). Really, once the novelty of seeing two Jeff Bridges wears off, there's not too much too pull you in beyond the effects ... luckily, for fans of the original Tron, that might be plenty.

Newbies might notice that for a loud and action-packed thriller, TRON: Legacy drags a bit, with an ending that doesn't culminate in the payoff they might have hoped for. There's no denying that the computer-generated effects are worth checking out in 3-D -- If you or your kid is into all things Tron, you'll enjoy the high-tech eye candy -- but the plot almost can't help but pale in comparison.

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