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.
The filming of the helicopter scene nearly caused the film to be shut down, because they flew the helicopter through restricted Sydney airspace. Laws in New South Wales, Australia were changed to allow filming to proceed.
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...
When Neo is being run through the agent training program with the woman in the red dress, Morpheus' sunglasses reflect Neo with a Desert Eagle pistol being held up by an Agent standing in an empty sound stage, not the busy city they're supposed to be in.
There are no opening credits beyond the production logos and the title.
$27,788,331 (USA) (4 April 1999)
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