The Matrix

The Matrix

Description
Description

The Matrix is a science fiction franchise that revolves around a dystopian future where humanity lives in a simulated reality, the Matrix, created by sentient machines. Central to its plot is the concept of a digital world indistinguishable from reality, where humans unknowingly exist while their bodies are used as energy sources by machines. The story follows characters who become aware of this illusion and fight for liberation. Key themes include the nature of reality, freedom versus control, and the relationship between humans and technology.

The franchise's importance lies in its philosophical and cultural impact. It challenges viewers to think about the nature of their own reality and the role of technology in society. Its innovative visual effects and action sequences have also significantly influenced filmmaking and popular culture.

History
History

The Matrix franchise began with the groundbreaking film "The Matrix," released in 1999, directed by the Wachowskis. This first film introduced the concept of a simulated reality where humans unknowingly live while machines use their bodies for energy. Its innovative storytelling and visual effects, particularly the use of 'bullet time', revolutionized science fiction and action cinema.

The success of the original film led to two sequels, "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Matrix Revolutions," both released in 2003. These sequels expanded the universe, delving deeper into the war between humans and machines and the nature of the Matrix. The franchise also includes animated shorts, comics, and video games, which further explore the intricate world and themes established in the films. "The Matrix" has become a cultural icon, known for its unique blend of philosophy, action, and special effects.

Cultural Impact
Cultural Impact

The Matrix franchise continues to be a cultural touchstone, influencing films, fashion, and even technology with its dystopian, cyberpunk aesthetics and deep philosophical themes. Its depiction of virtual realities and questioning of perception versus reality resonates in an increasingly digital world. Today, it serves as a reference point in discussions about technology's role in society.

As technology advances, the Matrix's themes remain relevant, shaping conversations about virtual experiences and human-machine interaction. The franchise's legacy persists in inspiring new works in various media, ensuring that its influence will endure, evolving alongside societal and technological changes. Its impact extends beyond entertainment, contributing to philosophical and ethical debates.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What pill did Neo take in the Matrix?

The pill that Neo took in the Matrix was the red pill which signified he joined the rebellion. The red pill represents both an uncertain future and freedom from the control of the simulation. The red pill also would allow Neo to escape into the real world.

What year is the Matrix set in?

The Matrix’s virtual reality was set in the year 1999, but the Resistance in the film assumes and believes the current date of the Real World is really 2199. However, there have been previous cycles of Zions meaning that the actual date is at least 2699 or later.

Are we living in the Matrix?

Many scientists negate the idea that we are living in the Matrix and call it an illusion, but prominent figures like Elon Musk, have come forward and said that we might be living in a simulation. Nick Bostrom from Oxford’s University has also argued about the possibility of a Matrix.

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Morpheus
Height comparison diagram of Morpheus compared to other Matrix characters

Morpheus is a character in the Matrix film franchise. Morpheus was freed from the Matrix as a child and has since lived in Zion, joining the resistance and becoming the captain of the Nebuchadnezzar. He is a calm, measured leader who commands respect by all those who meet him. He is driven by the thought of ending the machine war and liberating the people of Zion. He finds Neo and saves him from the Matrix because he believes him to be The One. Morpheus is portrayed by actor Laurence Fishburne.

Morpheus is portrayed by Laurence Fishburne with a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Morpheus with overall height
Morpheus is a character in the Matrix film franchise. Morpheus was freed from the Matrix as a child and has since lived in Zion, joining the resistance and becoming the captain of the Nebuchadnezzar. He is a calm, measured leader who commands respect by all those who meet him.

Morpheus is portrayed by Laurence Fishburne with a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Morpheus with overall height
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Laurence Fishburne
First Appearance
The Matrix (1999)

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Morpheus elevations (assorted)

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Sentinels
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Sentinels in relation to other Matrix characters

Sentinels are the machines that patrol the ancient sewers and passages of human cities within the film franchise, The Matrix. They support the machines that control the Matrix by searching for any signs of human resistance and eliminating them. Sentinels have metallic tentacles which help them move around swiftly and quietly. Although lacking in weaponry, they are armed with a laser bean that can cut through any metal. Although Sentinels can be defeated if they are on their own, they often travel as a swarm. They are feared by the people of Zion.

Sentinels have an estimated total length of between 10’-15’ (3.05-4.57 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Sentinels labeled with overall height
Sentinels are the machines that patrol the ancient sewers and passages of human cities within the film franchise, The Matrix. They support the machines that control the Matrix by searching for any signs of human resistance and eliminating them. Sentinels have metallic tentacles.

Sentinels have an estimated total length of between 10’-15’ (3.05-4.57 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Sentinels labeled with overall height
Sentinels
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10’-15’ | 3.05-4.57 m (Estimated)
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The Matrix (1999)

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Sentinels elevations (assorted)

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Neo
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Neo in relation to other Matrix characters

Neo is the main character in the Matrix film series.  Neo works in The Matrix as a computer programmer unaware he is living in a simulated reality. He is contacted by Trinity, who introduces him to Morpheus, a Zion operative. They convince Keanu to take the red pill, which disconnects Neo’s mind from The Matrix, and forces him to wake up in the real world where the Machine War is raging.  Neo is the One, the person who will save humankind from the Matrix and end the War. Neo is played by Keanu Reeves.

Neo is portrayed by Keanu Reeves with a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Neo labeled with overall height
Neo is the main character in the Matrix film series. Neo works in The Matrix as a computer programmer unaware he is living in a simulated reality. He is contacted by Trinity, who introduces him to Morpheus, a Zion operative. Neo is the One, the person who will save humankind from the Matrix.

Neo is portrayed by Keanu Reeves with a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Neo labeled with overall height
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Keanu Reeves
First Appearance
The Matrix (1999)

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Neo elevations (assorted)

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Agent Smith
Size comparison drawings of Agent Smith comparing the heights of other related characters from the Matrix

Agent Smith is the main antagonist in the 1999 film, The Matrix. He is an agent of the Matrix, and as a result possesses superhuman strength, can leap across great heights and from great distances and can warp the appearance of the reality around him. Agent Smith’s purpose is to protect the Matrix by policing the system and eliminating any potential threats. He has the appearance of a stereotypical secret service agent: he is dressed in a suit and tie and wears dark sunglasses. He always wears an earpiece, unless he has something to say which he doesn’t want the other agents to hear. Agent Smith is played by the actor Hugo Weaving.

Agent Smith is portrayed by Hugo Weaving with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Agent Smith with height measurements
Agent Smith is the main antagonist in the 1999 film, The Matrix. He is an agent of the Matrix, and as a result possesses superhuman strength, can leap across great heights and from great distances and can warp the appearance of the reality around him. Agent Smith’s purpose is to protect the Matrix.

Agent Smith is portrayed by Hugo Weaving with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Agent Smith with height measurements
Agent Smith
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Hugo Weaving
First Appearance
The Matrix (1999)

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Agent Smith elevations (assorted)

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Trinity
Height comparison diagram of Trinity compared to other Matrix characters

Trinity is a character in the Matrix film series. Little is known about her life before she swallowed the red pill. She has escaped the Matrix and works as a computer programmer and hacker for Zion, aboard the Nebuchadnezzar and under the command of Morpheus. Trinity is intelligent, fierce, and incredibly skilled. In the Matrix, her downloaded programmes mean she is competent at martial arts and can drive any motorcycle or vehicle. Trinity has become a cult icon. She is instantly recognisable, known for her short hair, all black latex outfits, and small, black sunglasses. She loves Neo and would do anything for him. She is played by Carrie-Anne Moss.

Trinity is portrayed by Carrie-Anne Moss with a height of 5’8” (1.73 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Trinity with overall height
Trinity is a character in the Matrix film series. Little is known about her life before she swallowed the red pill. She has escaped the Matrix and works as a computer programmer and hacker for Zion, aboard the Nebuchadnezzar and under the command of Morpheus. Trinity is intelligent and fierce.

Trinity is portrayed by Carrie-Anne Moss with a height of 5’8” (1.73 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Trinity with overall height
Trinity
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Carrie-Anne Moss
First Appearance
The Matrix (1999)

Drawings include:
Trinity elevations (assorted)

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