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Nightmare Fuel / TRON: Legacy

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"What's his problem?"
TRON: Legacy is even more dark and edgy than the first movie, so expect some scary moments.
  • This moment fairly early on, when Sam initially thinks Clu is Kevin Flynn. Even though he figures it out before Clu confirms it, it's still unsettling.
    Clu: [cheerful smile] I'm not your father, Sam. But I'm very, very happy to see you.
  • Clu's speech about his plot, which inverts Flynn's hopeful speech to Encom.
  • Most of the henchmen are Repurposed Programs. They are not doing this of their own free will. What makes it worse is that Sam may be killing innocent programs and not know about it.
  • Some of the programs' deresolutions are rather... unsettling, to say the least.
    • Unlike its 1982 predecessor, where Programs simply light up and supposedly explode, here, we get to see them shatter like glass while screamingnote  until all that's left is a mess of tiny cubes.
  • Somewhat funny, mostly freaky:
    Sam: What's his problem?
    Program: (missing half his face) *growls*
    • The program Sam is referring to is repeatedly rambling "Not the Games!" over and over while sobbing uncontrollably. He is the first program to be chosen to be sent to the Games. Soon after: "ERASE MEEEEE!" *jumps to his death*
      • He doesn't just fall, he gets sliced by the rotor blades! We don't get to see any gore since he's a Program, but he shatters, which makes it even worse.
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  • The way Clu acts towards Quorra when he captures her is creepy Seeing him touch Quorra's hair and announce that he has "something special'' for her at his quarters drives the horrific scene home, especially when you realize that Quorra, the last ISO, is trapped by the program who utterly annihilated her race. The effect for Clu doesn't help matters either.
  • The film also has a few terabytes of Fridge Horror. Flynn Sr. has been trapped on his Grid for the equivalent of 1000 years, watching all his friends die, his dreams decay, the ISOs be slaughtered, his creation run amok with no way to stop him, and no way to die or escape! And then there's the thought of what must have been done to create Rinzler... Clu managed what Master Control couldn't. He broke the biggest badass on the Grid into a near-feral killing machine.
  • Speaking of Rinzler, that 'purring' that he does. It can sound too much like Velociraptor. note 
    • And speaking of Rinzler's purring, Fridge Horror ensues when you imagine what Clu must have done to him to make him sound like that. It's coupled with the fact that, until the end of the movie, Clu's got him completely under his command, and that it might have something to do with the massive scars Tron has on his neck that we've seen in Uprising.
  • One of the DVD bonus scenes has some absolutely chilling implications for the sequel. Ed Dillinger Jr., the character who briefly showed up at the beginning of the film but didn't actually do much of anything, is seen having an IM conversation with an individual he refers to as "Dad", regarding Sam stepping up as Encom CEO; apparently, he considers this a "minor bump in the road" in regards to some unspecified plan. The truly scary part, however, is that the responses are spoken the voice of the Master Control Program. Combine that with the fact that Dillinger refers to him as "Dad", and you're left with some...disturbing implications.