R | | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
By filming in Australia, the film-makers kept the final budget at sixty million dollars. The movie would not have been green-lit by Warner Brothers otherwise, because it would have cost a record 180 million dollars for a U.S.-based production.
Trinity: Is everything in place?
Cypher: You weren't supposed to relieve me.
Trinity: I know, but I felt like taking a shift.
Cypher: You like him, don't you? You like watching him.
Trinity: Don't be ridiculous.
Cypher: We're gonna kill him. You understand that?
Trinity: Morpheus believes he is the one...
During the fight scene in the subway, as the Agent is about to punch through the concrete post, the section to be punched out is clearly visible.
There are no opening credits beyond the production logos and the title.
$27,788,331 (USA) (4 April 1999)
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