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.
When Carrie-Anne Moss saw the first cut, it was also the first time she'd ever seen herself in a movie before.
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...
For any character to enter or exit the Matrix, somebody else has to be operating the call pickup system. Also, anyone watching on the monitors should be able to "see" whatever is happening, even if it is encoded. How, then, did Cypher get into the Matrix to meet Agent Smith, and get back out, without one of his crew members spotting him?
At the end of all the credits, the URL for the (now defunct) website of the film is given, www.whatisthematrix.com, along with a password, 'steak'. There's a 'secret' link on the page that requests a password.
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