The Animatrix



Straight from the creators of the groundbreaking Matrix trilogy, this collection of short animated films from the world's leading anime directors fuses computer graphics and Japanese anime to provide the background of the Matrix universe and the conflict between man and machines. The shorts include Final Flight of the Osiris, The Second Renaissance, Kid's Story, Program, World Record, Beyond, A Detective Story and Matriculated.

  1. Yoshiaki Kawajiri

    Director, Writer

  2. Peter Chung

    Director, Writer

  3. Shinichiro Watanabe

    Director, Writer

  4. Koji Morimoto

    Director, Writer

  5. Mahiro Maeda


  6. Takeshi Koike


  7. Andrew R. Jones


  8. Lana Wachowski


  9. Lilly Wachowski


Top Billed Cast

  1. Keanu Reeves

    Keanu Reeves

    Thomas "Neo" Anderson (Voice)

  2. Carrie-Anne Moss

    Carrie-Anne Moss

    Trinity (voice)

  3. Clayton Watson

    Clayton Watson

    Kid (voice)

  4. Pamela Adlon

    Pamela Adlon

    Jue ("Final Flight of the Osiris") / Manabu ("Beyond") (voice)

  5. Melinda Clarke

    Melinda Clarke

    Alexa ("Matriculated") (voice)

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The Animatrix
The Animatrix



Status Released

Release Information

  • June 3, 2003


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget $5,000,000.00

Revenue -



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