Plot: Neo is a disaffected computer hacker seeking the answer to the question, “What is the Matrix?”. His search leads him to the elusive Morpheus, who begins to enlighten Neo about the illusions of his so-called reality. In accepting the answer Morpheus provides, Neo is hurled into a futuristic world where old realities are shattered, and he must fight for his life, and the future of humanity, against a dangerous group of inhuman government agents.

Rating: R for sci-fi violence and brief language

Directed By: The Wachowski Brothers: Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski

Written By: The Wachowski Brothers: Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski

Production: Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, Groucho II Film Partnership, Silver Pictures

In Theaters: March 31, 1999

Box Office: $171,383,253 (USA)

Budget: $63,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 2 hr. 16 mins.

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Neo – Keanu Reeves
Morpheus – Laurence Fishburne
Trinity – Carrie-Anne Moss
Agent Smith – Hugo Weaving
Oracle – Gloria Foster
Cypher – Joe Pantoliano
Tank – Marcus Chong

Apoc – Julian Arahanga
Mouse – Matt Doran
Switch – Belinda McClory
Dozer – Anthony Ray Parker
Agent Brown – Paul Goddard
Agent Jones – Robert Taylor
Rhineheart – David Aston