The Matrix  (1999)

8.7 / 10

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

Country United States

Genre Action, Sci-Fi

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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 hacker known as Neo. Neo has always questioned his reality, but the truth is far beyond his imagination. Neo finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker branded a terrorist by the government. Morpheus awakens Neo to the real world, a ravaged wasteland where most of humanity have been captured by a race of machines that live off of the humans' body heat and electrochemical energy and who imprison their minds within an artificial reality known as the Matrix. As a rebel against the machines, Neo must return to the Matrix and confront the agents: super-powerful computer programs devoted to snuffing out Neo and the entire human rebellion. Written by redcommander27

Keywords: artificial reality, simulated reality, questioning reality, computer, computer hacker

Genres: Action, Sci-Fi

Cast

Keanu Reeves Keanu Reeves Neo
Laurence Fishburne Laurence Fishburne Morpheus
Joe Pantoliano Joe Pantoliano Cypher
Lori L. Eschler Lori L. Eschler
Adam McCulloch Adam McCulloch
Declan Quinn Declan Quinn
John Beal John Beal
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Never far from the top 50 selling DVDs since launch back in 1999, "The Matrix" DVD still impresses today, especially when Warner Bros is kind enough to re-release it along with another disc packed with even more features. Money for old rope? Actually no, and if you love the movie, you'll find it hard to resist this new package.
TECHNICAL FEATURES
Picture Just as good as it ever was. Clear, sharp and filled with the moody dark hues of the nightmarish world of the Matrix; this is a stunning transfer.
Sound The speakers bristle to the constantly busy 5.1 sound mix that accompanies the movie. N...

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The screen is filled with green, cascading code which gives way to the title, The Matrix.

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Tech Specs

Languages: English

Release Date: 24 Mar 1999 (United States) See more

Also Known As: AR See more

Filming Locations: AON Tower, Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia See more