The Matrix - Overview

Genre:   Technology, Thriller, SciFi/Fantasy  
Opened: Mar 31, 1999     Run Time: 2hrs 30min  
Cast: Keanu Reeves   Laurence Fishburne  Carrie-Anne Moss   Hugo Weaving        
Director: Larry Wachowski   
Producer: Joel Silver   Zareh Nalbandian    
Executive Producer: Barrie M Osborne   Andrew Mason   Andy Wachowski  
The Matrix: In the near future, a computer hacker named Neo discovers that all life on Earth may be nothing more than an elaborate facade created by a malevolent cyber-intelligence, for the purpose of placating us while our life essence is "farmed" to fuel the Matrix's campaign of domination in the "real" world. He joins like-minded Rebel warriors Morpheus and Trinity in their struggle to overthrow the Matrix.
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Rotten Tomatoes 87%  on  Rotten Tomatoes
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Box Office Data
# Weeks 25
# Total Gross $171.4M
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The Matrix
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Theatrical Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution
Production Company: Silver Pictures
Co-Financier/Production Company: Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment
Production Company: Groucho II Film Partnership
Hong Kong Kung Fu Team: Huang 'Sam' Kai Sen
make-up special effects designer and creator: Bob McCarron SMA
animatronic prosthetics creator: Make-up Effects Group Studio
digital effects provider: Manex Entertainment
research and development and technical support provider: Bullet Time
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Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers. Starring: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving. The story follows a computer hacker named Ne...
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