- Original title
- Running time
- 131 min.
- United States
Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Hugo Weaving, Marcus Chong, Gloria Foster, Matt Doran, Belinda McClory, Julian Arahanga, Anthony Ray Parker, Paul Goddard, Robert Taylor, Marc Aden Gray
Warner Bros., Village Roadshow, Groucho Film Partnership. Producer: Joel Silver
Sci-Fi. Fantasy. Action. Thriller | Futuristic Thriller. Virtual Worlds. Cyberpunk. Dystopia. Computers / Internet. Martial Arts. Cult Movie
- Movie Groups
- In the near future, Computer hacker Neo is contacted by underground freedom fighters who explain that reality as he understands it is actually a complex computer simulation called the Matrix. Created by a malevolent Artificial Intelligence, the Matrix hides the truth from humanity, allowing them to live a convincing, simulated life in 1999 while machines grow and harvest people to use as an ongoing energy source. The leader of the freedom fighters, Morpheus, believes Neo is "The One" who will lead humanity to freedom and overthrow the machines. Together with Trinity, Neo and Morpheus fight against the machine's enslavement of humanity as Neo begins to believe and accept his role as "The One".
- Rankings Position
: 4 Academy Awards: Best Editing, Sound, Visual Effects, Sound Editing
: 2 BAFTA Awards: Best Visual Effects and Sound. 5 Nominations
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
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