The Matrix


2h 16m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Neo is a young software engineer and part-time hacker who is singled out by some mysterious figures who want to introduce him into the secret of the matrix. The cops also seem to be after him, and he takes a chance on discovering what he has always suspected: that the world is not quite what it seems to be and a sinister conspiracy is at work.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Sydney, Australia; Fox Studios, Australia; Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 16m

Synopsis

Neo is a young software engineer and part-time hacker who is singled out by some mysterious figures who want to introduce him into the secret of 'the matrix'. The cops also seem to be after him, and he takes a chance on discovering what he has always suspected: that the world is not quite what it seems to be and a sinister conspiracy is at work.

Crew

Shea Adams

Stunt Man

Robert Agganis

Steadicam Operator

Richard Alexander

Special Effects

John Allan

Other

Jeff Allen

2-D Artist

Ray Anthony

Stunts

Charlie Armstrong

Visual Effects

Dr. Ian I T Armstrong

Medic

Al Arthur

Animator

Lyn Askew

Costume Supervisor

Tony Bardolph

Construction

Nancy Barker

Assistant Sound Editor

Gil Baron

Technical Supervisor

Kym Barrett

Costume Designer

Brett Bartlett

Construction

Hugh Bateup

Art Director

Jeremy Beadell

Line Producer

Dick Beckett

Unit Manager Assistant

Brian Belcher

Special Effects

Nils Bendix

Other

Shane Bennett

Props

Roy Berkowitz

Editor

Bruce Berman

Executive Producer

Nick Beryk

Special Effects

Ian Bird

Grip

Kerry Blakeman

Technical Advisor

Greg Blandy

Stunts

Maureen Blume

Production

Jasin Boland

Photography

Kirk Bolte

Production

Mal Booth

Dolly Grip

Andrew Borscz

Production

Glenn Boswell

Stunt Coordinator

Richard Boue

Stunts

Bob Bowles

Stunt Man

John Bowring

Other

Lisa Brennan

Set Decorator

Thom Brennan

Foley Editor

John Breslin

Art Department

Scott Brewer

Stunts

Jeffrey Briggs

Special Effects

Dave Brown

Stunts

Nicole Brown

Costumes

Ray Brown

Key Grip

Craig Bryant

Rigging Gaffer

Todd Bryant

Stunts

Roger Buckingham

Camera Operator

Stephen Burg

Other

Rodney Burke

Special Effects

Mark Burns

Other

Robbie Burr

Best Boy

Mandy Butler

Accounting Assistant

David E Campbell

Rerecording

Allen Cappuccilli

Effects Assistant

Elizabeth Carlon

Rotoscope Animator

Patrick Carmiggelt

Special Effects

Kevin E Carpenter

Other

Lynne Cartwright

Visual Effects Supervisor

Robin Cave

Art Department

Suzanne Celeste Brown

Dialect Coach

Sergei Chadiloff

2-D Artist

Catherine Chase

Assistant Editor

Spike Cherrie

Technical Advisor

Paul Clemente

Other

Jake Clifton

Props

Daniele Colajacomo

Cgi Artist

Godric Cole

Set Designer

Peter Collias

Scenic Artist

Bill Collis

Other

Tim Commerford

Song

Rick Connelly

Makeup

Jules Cook

Assistant Art Director

Toby Copping

Key Grip

Michael Corrigan

Stunts

Tom Costain

Assistant Editor

Steve Courtley

Special Effects Supervisor

Kathy Courtney

Makeup Artist

Jd Cowles

Visual Effects

Brian Cox

Special Effects Supervisor

Helen Cox

Other

James Cox

Props

Dan Cracchiolo

Coproducer

Kate Crossley

Editor

Paul Cummings

Rigging Gaffer

Michele D'arcey

Accounting Assistant

Mary Lou Da Roza

Costumes

Harry Dakanalis

Stunts

Jack Dangers

Song

Charles Darby

Matte Painter

Geofrey Darrow

Other

Art David

2-D Animator

Valerie Davidson

Foley Editor

Dar Davies

Stunts

Tom Davies

Miniatures

Dane A. Davis

Sound Designer

Dane A. Davis

Sound Editor

Don Davis

Music Composer

Don Davis

Music

Darren De Costa

Special Effects

Zack De La Rocha

Song

Belinda Dean

Production

Robert Del Naja

Song

Barbara Delpuech

Assistant Sound Editor

Steve Demers

Other Writer

Sophie Dick

Special Effects

C Dodd

Song

Sassica Donohoo

Production

Rob Dougan

Song

Rob Dougan

Song Performer

Paul Doyle

Stunt Man

Peter Doyle

Executive Producer

Susan Dudeck

Dialogue Editor

David Dulac

Cgi Artist

Greg Duncombe

Pilot

Alan Dunstan

Best Boy

Marcus Dwyer

Production

Nash Edgerton

Stunt Man

Duke Ellington

Song Performer

Duke Ellington

Song

Brian Ellison

Technical Advisor

Brian Ellison

Stunts

David Elmes

Assistant Camera Operator

Ross Emery

Director Of Photography

Ross Emery

Dp/Cinematographer

Lori Eschler

Music Editor

Amanda Evans

Visual Effects

Marianne Evans

Construction Coordinator

Grant Everett

Visual Effects

Julia Evershade

Sound Effects Editor

Lizzie Eves

Other

John Faithful

Caterer

Matt Farell

Animator

Monty Feiguth

Special Effects

Paul Fenn

Special Effects

Tim Ferrier

Set Decorator

Matthew Ferro

Visual Effects

Kerry Fetzer

Caterer

Mali Finn

Casting

Lloyd Finnemore

Special Effects

Guy Firth

Caterer

Terry Flanagan

Stunts

Lindsay Fleay

Cgi Artist

Colin Fletcher

Assistant Director

Mark Fletcher

Assistant

Frank Flick

Assistant Camera Operator

Peter Forbes

Assistant

Trish Foreman

Art Department Coordinator

Ray Fowler

Special Effects

Rebecca Fox

Production Coordinator

Jack Friedman

Boom Operator

Madonna Wayne Gacy

Song

John Gaeta

Visual Effects Supervisor

Frank Gallego

Other

Katherine Gamble

Assistant Production Coordinator

Reg Garside

Gaffer

Mark Gatt

Construction

Don George

Song

Alex Gifford

Song

Annie Gilhooly

Assistant

Diana Giorgiutti

Visual Effects

Nick Godlee

Costumes

Sally Goldberg

Animation Supervisor

David Goldie

Special Effects

Juan Goldsmith

Production

Bernard Golenko

Special Effects

Nikki Gooley

Makeup Artist

Arran Gordon

Special Effects

Paul Gorrie

Special Effects

Murray Gosson

Props

Collin Grant

Storyboard Artist

Stephane Grappelli

Song

Pauline Grebert

Special Effects

Scott Gregory

Stunts

Nico Grey

Animator

Jane Griffin

Production Coordinator

David Grimaldi

Sound Effects Editor

Zig Gron

Music Editor

Ben Gunsberger

Cgi Artist

Laura Hanigan

Visual Effects

Nigel Harbach

Stunt Man

Karen Harborow

Graphics

Brent Hartshorn

3-D Artist

Judith Harvey

Set Designer

Jimmie Haskell

Song

Bianca Havas

Assistant

Marvin Lee Hayes

Production

Jane Healy

Assistant

Michael 'ffish' Hemschoot

Animator

Charles Henrich

Other

Leo Henry

Special Effects

Mo Henry

Negative Cutting

Jenny Hicks

Assistant Editor

Kimble Hilder

Special Effects

David Hird

Grip

Sandra Hodge

Assistant

Hilda Hodges

Foley Artist

Johnny Hodges

Song

David Hodson

Visual Effects

Fiona Holly

Costumes

Andrea Hood

Costumes

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Sydney, Australia; Fox Studios, Australia; Sydney, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 16m

Award Wins

Best Editing

1999

Best Sound

1999

Best Sound Effects Sound Editing

1999

Best Visual Effects

1999

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring March 31, 1999

Released in United States on Video September 21, 1999

Keanu Reeves reportedly received $10,000,000 for this project.

Keanu Reeves reportedly received $10,000,000 for this project.

Began shooting March 14, 1998.

Completed shooting September 1, 1998.

Released in United States Spring March 31, 1999

Released in United States on Video September 21, 1999

Winner of the 1999 Eddie Award for Best Edited Feature - Drama (Zach Staenberg) from the American Cinema Editors (ACE).