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.
Shot almost entirely in Sydney, Australia, the location scouts found it very difficult to find burned-out, American-ghetto-looking locations. Many of the urban-decay locations had to be created from scratch.
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...
As Anderson is handed the FedEx envelope, we see him about to rip it open. Next shot, he is holding it with both hands and reaches to rip it open again.
The opening Warner Bros. logo is green on a gray sky, and the opening Village Roadshow logo is green.
$27,788,331 (USA) (2 April 1999)
$171,383,253 (USA) (17 September 1999)
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