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TRON (9-Jul-1982)

Director: Steven Lisberger

Writers: Steven Lisberger; Bonnie MacBird

Music: Wendy Carlos

Producer: Donald Kushner

Keywords: Sci-Fi, Hacking, Video Game, Gladiators

Computer programmer Kevin Flynn, attempting to hack into ENCOM's corporate mainframe to prove code he wrote was stolen, finds his efforts detected by the Master Control Program inside and is taken into its virtual world. Decades ahead of its time and largely unappreciated in 1982. Received Oscar nominations for Best Costume Design and Best Song. Notably failed to receive a special effects nomination for its pioneering CGI.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bruce Boxleitner
Actor
12-May-1950   Babylon 5
Jeff Bridges
Actor
4-Dec-1949   The Dude abides
Michael Dudikoff
Actor
8-Oct-1954   American Ninja
Barnard Hughes
Actor
16-Jul-1915 11-Jul-2006 High priest in TRON
Peter Jurasik
Actor
25-Apr-1950   Londo Mollari on Babylon 5
David Warner
Actor
29-Jul-1941   The Omen

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