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Synopsis

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).

MPAA Rating R for sci-fi violence and brief language.
Theatrical Release March 31, 1999
Director Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
Cast Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
Run Time 133
1999 Warner Brothers Official Movie Website

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