The Matrix Poster

Release Date: March 31st, 1999

DVD Release Date: September 21st, 1999

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

Director: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

Genres: Action, Science fiction

Production Co: Silver Pictures, Village Roadshow Prod.

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, Quest, Love, Dark, Rise, Intense, Survival, Rivalry, Deception, Office

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Awards

Winner Sound
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Winner Film Editing
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Winner Sound Effects Editing
Winner Visual Effects
Winner Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Winner Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)