The Matrix

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Director

Lana Wachowski

Lilly Wachowski

Cast

Keanu Reeves as Neo

Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity

Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus

Hugo Weaving as Agent Smith

Joe Pantoliano as Cypher

Marcus Chong as Tank

Matt Doran as Mouse

Rowan Witt as The Spoon Boy

Gloria Foster as The Oracle

Anthony Ray Parker as Dozer

Writers

Lilly Wachowski (written by)

Lana Wachowski (written by)


Summary

A dystopian future in which humanity is unknowingly trapped inside the Matrix, a simulated reality that intelligent machines have created to distract humans while using their bodies as an energy source. When computer programmer uncovers the truth, he joins a rebellion against the machines along with other people who have been freed from the Matrix.
A dystopian future in which humanity is unknowingly trapped inside the Matrix, a simulated reality that intelligent machines have created to distract humans while using their bodies as an energy source. When computer programmer uncovers the truth, he joins a rebellion against the machines along with other people who have been freed from the Matrix.

Genre

Action, Sci-Fi

Released

March 31, 1999

Runtime

2hrs 16min

MPAA

R, for sci-fi violence and brief language

Additional Credits

Music By

Cinematographer

Associate Producers

Film Editing