The Matrix Directed by the Wachowski Brothers " Buckle your seat belt Dorothy, because Kansas is going bye-bye." -Cypher (Hugo Weaving) "Through all the action we " re trying to tell a story and there is a lesson to be learned. The movie has a meaning and a positive message. It's a story for the fight for individuality and compassion and coming to terms with the world. It has such heart and soul." -Keanu Reeves " Expect the unexpected." -The Wachowski Brothers Written and directed by the Wachowski Brothers, released in 1999 Larry Wachowski was born on June 21, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois. His brother Andy Wachowski was born on December 29, 1967 in Chicago Illinois. They started out as comic book writers but then got into the movie business.

Their first movie was Bound, which was released in 1996. The also wrote Assassins for Richard Donner. They wrote and directed The Matrix, and it was released in 1999. The Matrix won four Oscars, one Grammy, and an MTV Movie Award. They like to play the audiences perception so that the audience doesn't know what is going to happen next. Keanu Reeves...

Neo or Mr. Anderson Carrie-Anne Moss... Trinity Hugo Weaving... Cypher Lawrence Fishburne... MorphiusSequenceThis sequence takes place towards the end of the movie.

It begins in the lobby of the building where the agents are holding Morphius captive. Neo and Trinity are trying to rescue Morphius. When they walk into the building they must first get through the security guards before they can do anything else. After that they get on the elevator and then stop it. They then get on top of the elevator and shoot the wires after they attach a clamp that will take them to the top of the building. This sequence begins with a ground level pull back dolly shot of Neo entering a building through rotating doors.

The camera straight cuts a reverse angle shot of Neo entering the building. The camera pans down to the bag that Neo is placing on to the convey er belt that takes it through the x-ray machine. The camera straight cuts to the red lights that are flashing on the metal detector that Neo walked through. The camera pans down to Neo with a medium close up shot. There is a straight cut side angle shot of a security guard approaching Neo and asking him to remove any metal objects that he may be carrying. There is then a straight cut close up of Neo opening his trench coat and revealing the weapons that he is carrying.

The camera then pans up to Neo's face. Straight cut reaction shot of the guard as he sees the weapons that Neo is carrying. There is then a straight cut side angle shot as Neo hits the security guard in the chest, killing him. There is then a straight cut shot behind the security guard. The camera shows the security guard falling down in slow motion. There is then a straight cut reaction shot of other security guards.

There is then another straight cut reaction shot of another security guard. The camera straight cuts back to behind the security guard that is falling backwards. This time the guard is falling at normal speed. When the security guard has fallen off of the screen you see Neo holding two guns pointed to opposite side of him. The guns are pointed at the other guards. Neo begins to fire at the other guards.

There is a straight cut reaction shot of the guards getting shot. The camera goes back to a straight cut side angle shot of Neo shooting the guards. There is then a straight cut side angle shot of the two security guards to the left of Neo getting shot. The camera straight cuts back to a side angle shot of Neo shooting the security guards.

There is then a straight cut to a frontal view of a security guard getting shot. The camera then straight cuts back to a side angle shot of Neo finishing firing his weapons at the security guards. There is then a straight cut reaction shot of a guard backing into a wall while calling for backup. The camera then starts in for a close up but doesn't go in for an extreme close up.

Straight cut to a 45-degree angle frontal shot of Trinity walking through the metal detector. Camera goes to a close up as Trinity pulls out a gun. Straight cut reaction close up shot of the guard turning and preparing to fire his gun. Straight cut frontal shot of Trinity firing her gun at the guard. Straight cut frontal shot of the security guard getting shot. Straight cut shot of Trinity as she brings her gun down to waist level.

Straight cut overhead shot of Neo and Trinity with the dead guards around them. Trinity goes to pick up the bag that Neo had put through the x-ray machine. Straight cut close up of the bag as Trinity picks it up. Camera zooms out to show Trinity and Neo walking. They both throw down their weapons and Neo draws two more. As they walk the camera pulls back with them and then stops when they stop.

Straight cut to a ground level shot of more guards running into the lobby. The camera pulls back with the security guards as they enter the room. Straight cut frontal view as the guards enter the lobby. The camera rotates to show the guards coming in and taking position to fire on Neo and Trinity. Straight cut frontal shot of a guard coming up against a pillar and cocking his weapon.

The camera rotates to show another guard doing the same thing. Straight cut wide-angle shot to show more guards taking positions against pillars with their weapons ready to fire. Straight cut close up of another guard taking position against a pillar. Straight cut reaction shot of Neo and Trinity as they look at each other and then run in opposite directions.

Trinity drops his bag and Neo points his guns at the guards like he is preparing to fire. Straight cut angle-reverse-angle of a security guard firing on them. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo as he runs. The camera zooms in as it moves with Neo running behind a pillar. Straight cut reaction shot of the guards firing their weapons at Neo and Trinity. This shot is taken from the side.

Straight cut frontal shot of Neo still running to get behind a pillar. Straight cut front angle shot of Neo running by the pillar. The camera is on the opposite side of the pillar this time. The camera continues to follow Neo as he is running.

Straight cut frontal shot of a guard firing his weapon. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo running to the wall and kneeling. Straight cut frontal shot of guards firing at Neo. Straight cut frontal back to Neo as he rolls behind a pillar. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo getting behind the pillar.

This time both Neo and the camera are facing the opposite way that they were before. Straight cut side shot of Neo as he throws his guns away. He is still under heavy fire as he draws to more guns. Straight cut to a frontal shot of Trinity. She begins on the right side of the screen but runs to the middle.

Straight cut frontal reaction shot of a guard as he moves out away from a pillar to fire on Trinity. Straight cut back to Trinity. There is a frontal shot of Trinity as she jumps up and runs on the wall. She then starts to do a cartwheel off of the wall. Straight cut shot behind Trinity as she finishes her cartwheel to get behind a pillar. Straight cut side angle close up of Trinity as she leans up against the pillar.

Straight cut frontal shot of a guard near Trinity firing on Neo. The guard runs up to the pillar that Trinity is standing behind while he continues to fire at Neo. He then reaches for more ammo so that he can reload. Straight cut side angle shot of Trinity as she turns to run around the pillar when the guard stops to reload. Straight cut frontal shot of Trinity along with the guard. The guard's back is to you.

Trinity runs up and kick the gun out of the guard's hands. Straight cut side angle shot of trinity as she finishes her kick. Straight cut side angle shot of Trinity kicking the guard a second time. Straight cut frontal zoomed out shot of Trinity. In this shot there is a guard with his gun pointed at Trinity.

The guard is in the foreground on the right side. The guard's fires but Trinity gets behind another pillar. Straight cut back to a side angle shot of Neo against the same pillar that he was against the last time that you saw him. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo on the right hand side of the screen and the guards in the background on the left hand side of the screen. Neo is still under heavy fire. Straight cut shot of Neo as he gets up and moves off of the screen to the left.

Straight cut frontal shot of Neo as the camera dolly's back with Neo running at it. The camera and Neo keep the same speed as each other. Neo begins to fire on the guards. Straight cut ground level shot behind Neo showing the shells that Neo has fired falling to the ground.

Straight cut frontal shot of a guard shooting at Neo. The camera zooms in on the guard as he gets shot. Straight cut ground level shot behind Neo showing the shells that Neo has fired falling to the ground. The guards are still shooting at Neo. The camera followed Neo on a dolly at the exact same speed. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo shooting at the guards.

Straight cut frontal shot of the guards that were getting shot at. The camera dollie d forward and shows the guard's that are getting shot. There is then another straight cut back to a frontal shot of Neo shooting at the guards. There is another straight cut frontal shot of a guard getting shot. Straight cut side angle shot of a guard that was on the side that Trinity was on. The guard then began to shoot at Neo.

Straight cut side angle dolly left shot of Neo running and shooting at the guards. Straight cut frontal shot of a guard shooting at Neo. Straight cut shot side angle shot of Neo running in the background. Trinity is in the foreground with her back to you, standing against a pillar. Trinity turns and runs around the pillar. Straight cut frontal shot of a security guard shooting a shotgun at Neo.

Trinity comes from behind and kicks the gun over the guard's shoulder. Straight cut side shot of the guard with the gun going over his shoulder. Straight cut shot behind the guard with trinity's arm with the gun to the left hand side of the screen. She then shoots the guard in the back. Straight cut frontal shot of the guard getting shot. Straight cut gun level shot of Trinity shooting the guard.

Straight cut frontal shot of Trinity shooting another guard. Trinity then turns and goes around the pillar. Straight cut behind shot of two guards firing at Neo. Straight cut side angle shot of Neo running and shooting the guards. The camera is on a dolly moving left while following Neo.

Straight cut frontal shot of Neo. Straight cut frontal shot of a guard shooting at Neo. The camera then rotates right and shows another guard shooting at Neo. Straight cut side shot of Neo beginning to do a cartwheel. Straight cut ground level shot of Neo in the middle of his cartwheel and picked up a gun. The camera then goes back to a straight cut side shot of Neo finishing his cartwheel.

He is still under heavy fire. Straight cut ground level frontal shot of guards turning toward the camera. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo doing a one handed cartwheel and shooting the guards. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo half way through his cartwheel. This shot is from farther back and you can see the guards that Neo is shooting at. Straight cut behind shot of Neo finishing the cartwheel while he is still shooting the guards.

Straight cut frontal shot of Neo finishing the cartwheel. Straight cut side shot of Neo going behind a pillar. Straight cut close up side shot of Neo going behind a pillar. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo behind a pillar. He is still under fire. He throws the gun away and then gets two more guns.

Straight cut frontal shot of a guard shooting at Neo. Straight cut side shot of the guard shooting at Neo. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo behind the pillar. Straight cut frontal extreme close up shot of Neo behind the pillar.

Straight cut frontal shot of Neo coming out from behind the pillar and shooting at the guard. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo shooting at the guard. This shot is closer up than the last one. Straight cut frontal shot of the guard shooting at Neo. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo coming closer to the guard. The guard was hiding behind a pillar.

Neo is shooting at the guard. Straight cut behind shot of Neo as he gets even closer to the guard. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo as he continues to move forward and is still shooting at the guard. Straight cut frontal shot of the guard getting shot. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo running at the guard. He jumps up and kicks.

Straight cut frontal shot of Neo kicking the guard. This shot is from farther away. Straight cut side head level shot of Neo kicking the guard in the head. Straight cut side shot as Neo lands back on to his feet. Straight cut frontal shot of Neo. Straight cut ground level behind shot of Trinity and the bag that they brought in with them.

Trinity picks up the bag and drops her gun. She then walks off of the screen. Straight cut behind shot of Neo and Trinity walking towards the elevators. Straight cut close up of Trinity pushing the up button for the elevator. Straight cut behind Neo and Trinity as they get on to the elevator and then they turn and face the elevator.

Straight cut establishing shot. This shot showed what all of the fighting had done to the lobby. Straight cut frontal shot of agents walking into a room. Straight cut side shot of an agent talking to Morphius. The agent then looks at the two agents that walked in.

The agent then stands up. He has his earpiece hanging down his shoulder. The camera zooms in on his face. Straight cut frontal to the two agents that walked.

The two agents are wandering what the agent that was with Morphius was doing. The camera zooms in on the two agents that walked in. Straight cut reaction shot of the one agent. The agent goes to put his earpiece back in. Straight cut medium shot of the two agents. One of them says that the other agent didn't know what happened.

Straight cut frontal shot of the one agent finishing putting his earpiece back in. Straight cut side shot of Neo on the elevator. Straight cut side shot of Trinity on the elevator. Straight cut ground level shot of the bag as Trinity bends down and opens it. Straight cut ground level side shot of Trinity opening the bag. Straight cut frontal shot of Trinity.

Straight cut overhead shot looking down at the box that was in the bag. She opens up the box and reveals the bomb that is inside. Straight cut high angle shot looking down at the bomb. Trinity begins to set up the bomb. Straight cut side shot of Neo as he pushes the stop button. Straight cut close up of Neo pushing the button.

Straight cut low angle shot of the screen that tells you what floor your own. It shows that the elevator stops on the 41 st floor. Straight cut close up frontal of Trinity as she looks at the screen that shows what floor the elevator is on. Straight cut overhead shot of the bomb. Straight cut low side angle shot of Neo looking down at the bomb. He reaches up and opens up the elevator.

Straight cut high angle shot of the bomb as Trinity prepares the bomb. Straight cut overhead shot of the bomb. Straight cut side angle shot of the bomb. Straight cut high angle shot of Trinity pushing the arming button.

Straight cut low angle shot of Neo climbing on top of the elevator. Straight cut frontal shot of the agent that was with Morphius. Straight cut frontal shot of the other two agents. One of them says, "I think they " re trying two save him." Straight cut frontal close up of Morphius as he looks up at the agent that was with him. Straight cut low angle shot of a clamp that Neo puts onto a wire that is holding the elevator. Straight cut low angle side shot of Neo and Trinity.

Straight cut high angle shot of a gun that Neo is holding shooting one of the wires off of the elevator. Straight cut side shot Neo and Trinity as they prepare to shoot the other wire and take a little ride up to the top of the building. Straight cut low angle shot looking straight up the elevator shaft. Straight cut high angle shot looking down at Neo as Neo says, "There is no spoon." Straight cut low angle shot of Neo preparing to shoot the other wire off of the elevator. Straight cut high angle shot as Neo shoots the other wire. Straight cut side shot of Neo and Trinity holding on to each other as the elevator falls and the raise above the screen.

Straight cut high angle shot looking straight down at Neo and Trinity. In this shot you see the elevator in the background falling and the camera backs up with Neo and Trinity. Straight cut low angle shot point of view shot of the weight that the elevator uses falling down by Neo and Trinity. Straight cut back to a high angle shot of Neo and Trinity going up the elevator shaft. Straight cut low angle shot looking straight up at the elevator coming down. Straight cut overhead shot of the lobby as the elevator hits the ground and the bomb goes off sending the elevator doors and fire into the lobby.

The shot then goes into slow motion. Straight cut frontal shot of the explosion as a door comes at the camera. The camera is pulling back but the fire and elevator door are moving faster. It starts out in slow motion and then goes to normal speed. Straight cut side shot of the agents standing next to Morphius. The lights go out and the fire sprinklers come on.

Straight cut frontal shot of the agent that was original with Morphius. He says, "Find them and destroy them." Straight cut reaction shot of one of the other agents listening to his earpiece. Scene This scene takes place at the very beginning of the movie. It is when two units of police officers try to arrest Trinity. She ends up killing them and getting away. The Wachowski Brothers used some really good special effects in this scene.

Frontal close up shot of a police officer with his flashlight pointed at the camera. You see other flashlights in the background so you know there are more police officers. The camera rotates as one of the police officers in the background comes forward. Straight cut behind the officer that came from the background in the previous shot.

The camera follows him on a dolly. Another police officer follows him. Straight cut to a frontal shot of the door. You can see policemen's hands with guns in them on either side of the screen. The camera rotates to a side angle shot as another policeman comes to the door. Straight cut frontal shot of a policeman kicking toward the camera.

The policeman is kicking the door down. Straight cut behind shot. The camera is behind the policeman that kicked the door down. Straight cut frontal shot on the other side of the door. The door was kicked in toward the camera.

The camera dollies backward as you see policemen enter the room. Straight cut establishing shot behind a person that is sitting in a chair on the other side of the room. You can see a very dark room that has a table and a chair in it. The policemen train their flashlights onto the figure in the chair.

Straight cut frontal shot of two policemen. They are ordering the person in the chair to put their hands in the air. Straight cut behind shot of the person sitting in the chair. Straight cut frontal shot of the person sitting in the chair. The person ends up being Trinity.

The camera pans up so that you can see the whole face. Straight cut to outside the building where the camera pans down the sign. Straight cut overhead shot of a car. The camera rotates upward as the car parks. You see police cars in the background. Straight cut frontal shot of agents getting out of the car.

Straight cut to the police sergeant as one of the agents starts to talk to him. Straight cut to the agent that started to talk to the police sergeant. The camera dollies backward as the agent walks toward the policeman until you can see both the agent and the policeman on the screen. Straight cut angle-reverse-angle shot of the policeman as he talks to the agent. He is saying that he is just doing his job. Straight cut angle-reverse-angle shot of the agent as he talks to the policeman.

He is saying that he gave them specific orders and that they are now breaking those orders. Straight cut angle-reverse-angle shot of the policeman as he continues to talk to the agent. Straight cut angle-reverse-angle shot of the agent. Straight cut angle-reverse-angle shot of the policeman as the agent walks by the policeman Straight cut behind shot of the policeman as the agents walk by him. The policeman turns around and continues to talk to the agents. Straight cut behind shot of the agent as he turns around and continues to talk to the policeman.

Straight cut behind angle shot of a police officer taking out his handcuffs. Trinity is in the background standing up with her hands behind her head. The police officer begins to approach Trinity. Straight cut frontal close up shot of the right side of Trinity's face. You see the police officer approaching her from behind. Straight cut behind shot of both the police officer and Trinity.

As the police officer goes to put the handcuffs on Trinity, she turns around and grabs his arm. Straight cut side shot of the police officer. Trinity has grabbed his arm and then punches it, which ends up breaking his arm. Straight cut frontal shot of Trinity.

Straight cut front angle shot of the police officer as Trinity punches him in the face. Straight cut overhead shot of the police officers head whip lashing up toward the ceiling. Straight cut front angle shot of Trinity as she jumps up into the air. Straight cut side shot of Trinity as she continues to jump into the air.

The camera rotates 270-degrees around the police officer. The camera stays trained on Trinity. The camera is in slow motion. Straight cut side shot of Trinity's feet as she kicks the police officer. Straight cut side shot of the police officer as Trinity kicks him.

Straight cut side shot of the police officer flying into the wall. Straight cut side shot of a police officer turning to face Trinity. Straight cut front angle close up shot of Trinity. Straight cut front angle shot of Trinity. This shot is farther away.

She kicks a chair. Straight cut frontal shot of a police officer firing his weapon as the chair hits him. Straight cut frontal shot of another police officer. Straight cut behind the police officer. We see Trinity in the background turn around and start running up onto the wall.

Straight cut frontal shot of the police officer as he continues to shoot at Trinity. Straight cut side shot of Trinity as she continues to run on the wall. She then jumps off of the wall toward the police officer. Straight cut frontal shot of the police officer as he continues to fire at Trinity. Straight cut frontal shot of Trinity as she lands onto her feet. Straight cut frontal shot of the police officer.

We see Trinity come from the bottom of the screen and turn the police officer around. Straight cut frontal shot. This shot is far away. We see the police officer, in the foreground, with his gun pointed at Trinity and Trinity with the other officer in the background.

Trinity has the other officer's gun pointed at the other police officer. Straight cut angle-reverse-angle shot of Trinity shooting at the police officer. Straight cut frontal shot of Trinity shooting at the police officer. Straight cut frontal shot of the police officer getting shot. Straight cut frontal shot. This shot is pretty far back because we can see Trinity and the officer that she is holding onto in the foreground and the officer that she just shot in the background.

Straight cut frontal shot of Trinity throwing the officers arm that she is holding onto to the side and then kicking him in the head. Straight cut high angle shot of Trinity looking back at the officer that she had just kicked in the head. In this shot we see the other officers that she killed lying on the ground. Copyright (c) 1999.