The Matrix

The Matrix

The Matrix

In this 1999 sci-fi classic from the Wachowski sisters, computer hacker Neo (Keanu Reeves) unplugs from the virtual reality of the so called real world to battle and overthrow mankind’s mechanical overlords.

1999Rating: 10, V136 minsUSA, Australia
ActionAdventureScience FictionClassicBlockbuster

The Matrix | Awards

Award Winner
Winner of 4 Academy Awards, 2000.

The Matrix | Reviews

88%159 reviews

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Variety

Variety

An eye-popping but incoherent extravaganza of morphing and superhuman martial arts.

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Total Film

Total Film

"Wake up, Neo." It brought Keanu Reeves a-woah-ing back to our collective consciousness; it knocked us flat with balletic battle scenes and mind-scrambling plot

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The martial arts stunts that are its single strongest selling point.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

A visually dazzling cyberadventure, full of kinetic excitement, but it retreats to formula just when it's getting interesting.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

A wildly cinematic futuristic thriller that is determined to overpower the imagination, The Matrix combines traditional science-fiction premises with spanking new visual technology in a way that almost defies description.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

The deliciously inventive Wachowskis have delivered the syntax for a new kind of movie: technically mind-blowing, style merged perfectly with content and just so damn cool.

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