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A science-fiction action film around a computer hacker that learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

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Why wasn't Neo's monitor connected to anything? [duplicate]

When Neo is sitting in his cubicle after being reamed out by the boss for being late to work, his monitor is off and he doesn't appear to be working - in fact, his monitor doesn't appear to even be ...
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What did the red and blue pills physically do in the Matrix?

In The Matrix, Neo is offered a choice between a red and a blue pill in an iconic moment. The blue pill would take Neo back to his normal life, and the red pill would show him how deep the rabbit ...
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Is this the *only* matrix version? [closed]

Neo defeates Smith in such a way that Smith managed to replicate himself, which led to him being uncontrollably powerful thus the machines needed Neo’s help so they made a deal and, ultimately, peace ...
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From where did Zion get air?

We have seen in the Matrix trilogy that Zion is a last city of humans, situated at Earth's core where it is still warm. I believe they found a groundwater source, that's why they have a water ...
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Is “The Architect” in The Matrix actually a program?

We have confirmation that The Oracle is a program (in The Matrix Reloaded). So it's clear that some programs are allowed to interact with humans. But I wonder whether The Architect is also a program? ...
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How do machines know the exact location of Zion?

In the movie, Matrix Reloaded, they say that machines are drilling on top of Zion. In first part, Smith was trying to find location of Zion, he fails. So how come machines have found location of ...
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Why are they rebooting/reviving The Matrix franchise?

I heard that The Matrix is being rebooted/revived. What are the reasons they chose to do this instead of making a sequel or prequel? Is there any official word on Why the production company or ...
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Why do people wear sunglasses in The Matrix?

Main characters in The Matrix wear sunglasses very often. Is there any explanation why? I have read a few theories on the Internet about it: actors constantly blink due to the gunfire they have ...
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Are all of unplugged people hackers?

Trinity and Neo were both hackers. Obviously Jax and the line operator's. It makes me curious if The Matrix is a tribute to the strength of hackers.
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What is the meaning of “There is no spoon”?

In The Matrix, what is the meaning of "There is no spoon"? Below is the full quote from Spoon Boy to Neo: Do not try and bend the spoon, that's impossible. Instead, only try to realize the truth....
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What fighting style does Neo use while sparring with Morpheus?

The question Why Neo's confusion between Jujitsu and Kung Fu? asks about why Neo seems confused about fighting styles being downloaded into his brain. Immediately after the scene where Neo tells ...
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Why the confusion between Jujitsu and Kung Fu?

In The Matrix, Neo starts off by asking if he's going to learn "Jujitsu". Once he's done he wakes up and says "I know Kung Fu". Both forms of martial art are quite different and come from two ...
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Why is Neo's body completely hairless until freed from the matrix?

Neo (and possibly everyone else) seems to be completely hairless (bald, no eyebrows etc) while trapped in The Matrix. After being freed from the matrix, his hair starts growing normally. What's up ...
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Was it ever shown how red-pills enter the Matrix (similar to the phone-booth animation when exiting)?

In the first Matrix movie, we see that red-pills can exit the Matrix by picking up a phone and calling the operator: However I don't seem to recall if it's ever shown how they enter the Matrix, from ...
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Communication between Trinity and Neo

Where or how do people talk to others such as Trinity and Neo did in The Matrix? I have developed an interest in computer hacking stuff. In the scene where Neo is asleep at his computer Trinity is ...
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Why did the humans never use EMP bombs to kill the machines in The Matrix?

Throughout the Matrix series, humans have occasionally used the EMP bombs to kill the machines. That means they have the technology to build such weapons. So why didn't they use that to destroy the ...
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How was the time-freezed scene in the Matrix with the woman in the red dress shot?

At around minute 57 to 59, Morpheus explains to Neo that every citizen in the Matrix can become an agent like agent Smith, while everything else around them is frozen. How are these kind of scenes ...
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How does Animatrix fit into the Matrix movies world?

I've seen The Matrix when it first came out and now I wish to watch all the Matrix movies together in order of relevance including the Animatrix anime. Does Animatrix somehow fit into The Matrix ...
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Woman in red from The 100 connection to Matrix

I've noticed that in the Matrix, the woman in red was part of the simulated program, meant to catch attention and appear harmless. The 100 woman in red appears to be serving a similar purpose, it is ...
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Is Neo living in two worlds inside the Matrix?

At the beginning of the matrix Neo is shown as a hacker and a computer programmer. Everytime you see a sequence of his hacker life, the sequence is interrupted by showing him waking up in the world ...
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Why don't docbots kill those who are awakened by the red pill?

In The Matrix, a docbot finds Neo right after he wakes up in the pod. However, instead of killing him, it simply flushes Neo down to the old sewers, not even following him with hopes of finding who (...
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Why do people bleed in real world when they are hurt or killed in The Matrix?

In The Matrix, on multiple scenes, when people get hit or die in the virtual reality, they also bleed in the real world. What is the reason behind this? EDIT: I know about the "mind effect over body" ...
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How does Neo know about the matrix before being removed from the dream world?

In The Matrix, during Neo & Trinity's initial meeting at the club, Trinity and Neo say: Trinity: It's the question that drives us mad. It's the question that brought you here. You know the ...
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How did Cypher jack into The Matrix without an operator?

In The Matrix films, when someone wants to connect into the Matrix, it requires three things: To find somewhere to link in the real work (they can't just connect from anywhere, they must find ...
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Actual purpose of Neo

I recently watched Matrix trilogy, yet again (probably 25th time!). This time I made some new conclusions, and I am confused regarding this one. In first part, i.e., The Matrix. Morpheus tells Neo ...
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Could the oracle really see the future or just predict choice based on human emotion?

In the last scene of the 3rd Matrix movie, the following conversation takes place: Seraph : Did you always know? The Oracle: Oh, no. No, I didn't. But I believed. But before that the ...
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Did Hugo Weaving Copy Carl Sagan to play Agent Smith?

I happened to be watching an episode of the 80's show Cosmos which was hosted by Carl Sagan. Sitting and listening to his voice, I was puzzled, thinking "Who's voice does this sound like?". I came to ...
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Why are people forced in the Matrix - why not make it the ultimate VR game?

Why do people have to be forced to be in the Matrix? Lots of people play MMORPG or other online games out of their own free will and if it's possible they would love to play the game all the time. ...
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Why does Trinity's kiss revive Neo in The Matrix?

This one aspect of the movie has always seemed out-of-place to me. It's like a stupid cliche out of a kids story in a movie that was previously exploring some fascinating ideas. Up until the kiss, ...
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Meaning of room numbers in The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Reloaded starts at a room 303 where Neo dies in front of it, and the room number of Neo is 101. I want to know what's its meaning. Is there any relation between 101 and 303?
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Switch in *The Matrix* - Two Actors?

Recently I found an article quoting an IMDb Factoid that the character Switch in The Matrix was supposed to be played by two actors, one male and one female: When Belinda McClory auditioned for ...
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Why didn't the machines clear the skies?

In The Matrix, humans blocked machines' access to solar energy. As a substitute power, the machines turned to harvesting the humans' bio electricity, while keeping them trapped in the Matrix. So my ...
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Has the Matrix canon or the Wachowskis ever suggested that the machines' co-dependence on humans is psychosocial instead of energy based?

The script of the first Matrix movie is almost flawless, but one theme that doesn't hold water is the statement that the machines' need of humans are as an energy source by extracting waste heat and "...
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If Neo survived in the first movie, how come he didn't in the third movie?

In the first Matrix movie Agent Smith and Neo survived the green explosion from inside the agent. But in the third movie Neo and Smith both died as a result of the same attack in the first movie. How ...
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Where do babies come from in The Matrix?

What happens in the real world when two people have a baby in The Matrix? Where do babies come from? Are they humans or AIs? If they're humans how were they conceived? Hasn't this question come up in ...
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Why the greenish tint in the Matrix trilogy?

All the movies of the Matrix trilogy have this distinct greenish tint during most of the scenes. Though it can inferred that the greenish tint denotes the matrix, but I want to know why "greenish"? ...
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Why does Morpheus believe Neo is the One

Is it ever stated in any of the films or in the animatrix why Morpheus persued and was certain that Neo was the one before even meeting him. He seemed to have made his decision that Neo was the One ...
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Does the Oracle in the Matrix have anything to do with an oracle machine in computer science?

An oracle machine as defined by Alan Turing is a Turing machine connected to an oracle which can solve non-computable problems in a single operation, most famously the halting problem. The halting ...
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Did the Oracle somehow know the fight between Neo and Smith would work out in favour of the humans?

Agent Smith going rogue and Neo not choosing the door to the source when he met the Architect were not something the machines had anticipated, as the previous anomalies all behaved in a way that they ...
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The need of a Matrix [duplicate]

I always wondered why the hassle creating the Matrix anyway? Yes, the machines need energy which can be harvested in the form of biological energy from humans. But why did they not just take animals, ...
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Why aren't Morpheus and his team immediately attacked by Agents whenever they enter “The Matrix”?

In The Matrix, Morpheus and his team take Neo to see the Oracle in "The Matrix". Not until after the visit is concluded are they ambushed by Agents. Other times, such as the beginning of the movie ...
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The Matrix vs. eXistenZ: how did they influence each other?

It cannot have happenend by sheer coincidence that in the first quarter of 1999 two tightly related movie pictures were released - the Wachowski brother's The Matrix and David Cronenberg's eXistenZ - ...
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What is the significance of the silver goo in the Matrix?

After Neo takes the red pill, he is sitting on a seat and there is a cracked mirror next to him which starts changing. He touches it and a silver goo starts covering his body. What is the ...
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How can they bring guns into the Matrix?

When Trinity and Neo determine to save Morpheus, they begin by running their armory program and getting a lot of guns. The purpose of these guns is for them to kill people in the Matrix. This armory ...
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Oracle's motives in the Matrix trilogy

What does the Oracle wish for? Disorder? If she supports humans then she should help destroy the Matrix. If she does not, then she should mislead Neo and make the machines win. In the end of The ...
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Why do the machines keep humans alive if they have nuclear reactors?

The machines are keeping humans alive for their body heat, right? But they also have nuclear fusion reactors, and (while I haven't run the numbers) I'd be willing to bet that a single fusion reactor ...
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Did Keanu Reeves actually know martial arts when he acted for the movie “The Matrix”?

Did Keanu Reeves actually know martial arts when he acted for the movie "The Matrix"? If no, how did he act in the movie? Does he actually know any kind of Martial Arts?
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Are they breathing air in Matrix?

After Neo learned kung fu, Neo and Morpheus connected to Matrix for a sparring program similar to the programmed reality of the Matrix. After the training, there was a conversation between them; ...
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What's real in “The Matrix”?

In The Matrix (2000) Thomas A. Anderson or more widely known as Neo was recruited by Morpheus to rebel against the machines. As per the plot, The Matrix of the story was un-real and a virtual reality ...
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Did Neil Marshall deliberately reference The Matrix in Dog Soldiers?

In the film Dog Soldiers by Neil Marshall, the following dialogue occurs between two characters: Where is Spoon? There is no Spoon The Spoon referenced in the dialogue was one of the ...