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.
In 2012, The Matrix was selected by the U.S. Library of Congress for preservation in the National Film Registry archives.
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...
In the climactic gun battle, agents appear to fire several rounds each before Neo raises his hand to stop the bullets in mid-air. In reality the first bullets fired would have hit Neo long before the second rounds were fired.
There are no opening credits beyond the production logos and the title.
In the German version of The Matrix, there is an alternate dialog of the scene on the roof with the agent: After the agent said "only Human", Trinity says "only an agent" instead of "dodge this".
$27,788,331 (USA) (4 April 1999)
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