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Overall B-

Like many philosophers of old, Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves) wonders about life and the meaning of reality. The daytime computer programmer assumes a second identity by night (called Neo) and hacks systems hoping to uncover some answers. Unfortunately, all he finds is more questions after he meets the beautiful Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) and mysterious Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne).

Violence D+
Sexual Content B
Profanity C
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: R for sci-fi violence and brief language.

Talk to your kids about…

The Matrix

The Matrix has initiated discussion centering on our own existence—especially as we view the world through media. Other philosophers see a parallel with Plato’s The Allegory of the Cave. Do you ever feel as though your existence is a small part of something larger? How does this concept fit into existing religious ideas? Or does The Matrix mock religion?

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