The Matrix

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Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a malevolent hacker known as Neo, who finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker, who reveals the shocking truth about our reality.

  1. Lana Wachowski

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Lilly Wachowski

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Keanu Reeves

    Keanu Reeves


  2. Laurence Fishburne

    Laurence Fishburne


  3. Carrie-Anne Moss

    Carrie-Anne Moss


  4. Hugo Weaving

    Hugo Weaving

    Agent Smith

  5. Gloria Foster

    Gloria Foster


  6. Joe Pantoliano

    Joe Pantoliano


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 16m

Budget $63,000,000.00

Revenue $463,517,383.00


Release Information

  • March 30, 1999
    R, Theatrical



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A review by NeoBrowser

By NeoBrowser

Get this: what if all we know as reality was, in fact, virtual reality? Reality itself is a ravaged dystopia run by technocrat Artificial Intelligence where humankind vegetates in billions of gloop-filled tanks - mere battery packs for the machineworld - being fed this late '90s VR (known as The Matrix - you with us here?) through an ugly great cable stuck in the back of our heads. And what if there was a group of quasi-spiritual rebels infiltrating The Matrix with the sole purpose of crashing the ruddy great mainframe and rescuing humans from their unknown purgatory? And, hey, what if Keanu Re... read the rest.

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