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The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

R | | Action, Sci-Fi | 15 May 2003 (USA)
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Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.

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Christine Anu ...
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Soren
Don Battee ...
Vector (as Don Batte)
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Valerie Berry ...
Priestess
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Liliana Bogatko ...
Old Woman at Zion
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Zion Controller
Stoney Burke ...
Bike Carrier Driver
Kelly Butler ...
Ice
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Storyline

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has discovered his superpowers including super speed, ability to see the codes of the things inside the matrix, and a certain degree of precognition. But a nasty piece of news hits the human resistance: 250,000 machine sentinels are digging to Zion and would reach them in 72 hours. As Zion prepares for the ultimate war, Neo, Morpheus and Trinity are advised by the Oracle to find the Keymaker who would help them reach the Source. Meanwhile Neo's recurrent dreams depicting Trinity's death have got him worried and as if it was not enough, Agent Smith has somehow escaped deletion, has become more powerful than before and has chosen Neo as his next target. Written by Soumitra

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Free your mind. See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for sci-fi violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,241,362 (Australia), 16 May 2003, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$91,774,413, 18 May 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$281,492,479, 26 October 2003

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$742,128,461, 25 November 2011
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Jada Pinkett Smith previously auditioned for the role of Trinity in The Matrix (1999). See more »

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In the freeway chase scene, when the agent jumps on the intermediate car, it flips over. During the second slow-mo shot of it tumbling end over end, a bent piece of the bumper can be seen to leap UP from the ground, become un-bent, and attach itself back onto the car. This process is also visible for several other small pieces of debris on the road. It is NOT simply broken glass bouncing upwards - the bent bumper reassembles as it leaps up, and small metal shards suddenly go from motionless to flying towards the car. Broken glass moves as it would be expected to: away. It seems that the glass may have been edited in later. See more »

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Burly Brawl
Written by Ben Watkins and Don Davis
Produced by Juno Reactor
Co-produced by Don Davis
Performed by Juno Reactor vs.Don Davis
Juno Reactor appears courtesy of Metropolis Records
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Sometimes ridiculous, sometimes awesome, but ALWAYSspectacular!
8 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

Last night I was fortunate enough to stumble across some tix to the "Reloaded" premiere. Since the original "Matrix" came out a few years ago everyone has imitated its' kenetic action style, which led me to think there's no way they can recapture that fresh and exciting edge again. But they did. The Wachowskis have way out done the new "Star Wars" films and without a doubt have far surpassed the "X-Men films." At times the dialogue is clunky and the Zion scenes are a little too Star Trek and Buck Rogers, but the action is always astonishing, and the humor is always in the right place...if not too much in the right place...For example Neo uses one of the many Agent Smiths to take down other Agent Smiths sending them all crashing with the sound of falling bowling pins. A little goofy but fun. The action though, I can't say enough about. The center chase scene is awesome and the opening cycle scene is.... Okay, no more words, "The Matrix: Reloaded" will not disappoint and by the time you reach the cliffhanger ending you're more than ready for a break from this double talking, mind bending adventure.


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