Have you ever had a dream that you were so sure was real? What if you couldn't wake up? How would you know the difference between dream and reality? When a beautiful stranger (Carrie Ann Moss) leads computer hacker Neo (Keanu Reeves) to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth: the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence. Neo joins legendary and dangerous rebel warrior Morpheus (Lawrence Fishburne) in the battle to destroy the illusion enslaving humanity.
The Matrix blends dazzling visuals, comic-book sensibilities, groundbreaking special effects and ass-kicking action sequences to provide Keanu Reeves with the part he was born to play.