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The Matrix

R| 2 hr. 16 min.

Plot Summary
Neo (Keanu Reeves) believes that Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne), an elusive figure considered to be the most dangerous man alive, can answer his question -- What is the Matrix? Neo is contacted by Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), a beautiful stranger who leads him into an underworld where he meets Morpheus. They fight a brutal battle for their lives against a cadre of viciously intelligent secret agents. It is a truth that could cost Neo something more precious than his life.

Cast: Keanu Reeves , Laurence Fishburne , Carrie-Anne Moss , Hugo Weaving , Joe Pantoliano , Gloria Foster , Marcus Chong , Paul Goddard

Directors: Andy Wachowski , Larry Wachowski

Genres: Science fiction, Action

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Matrix (1999)

Release Date: March 31st, 1999|2 hr. 16 min.

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  • November 11, 2013 du00000000170573
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    What can be said that hasn\'t been said before? Perhaps that the Matrix is visual art. My most vivid memory of \"The Matrix\" is the scene of Trinity and Neo rescuing Morpheous. The helicopter hovering outside the office building as Neo shreds the room with the Vulcan gun is mesmerizing.

  • June 07, 2012 dg00000000125361
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    Compleatly awesome. This one is a thinker. Loved every bit of it!

  • February 15, 2011 Weston
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