About this movie
Cast & Crew
Julian "Sonny" Arahanga
- Andy Wachowski
- Larry Wachowski
- Joel Silver
Reviews by Rotten Tomatoes
percent positive reviews
Garth Franklin, Dark Horizons
The Matrix is fun, and while it may confuse you first time around, a second viewing is really required to get the full 'entertainment' value out of it.– Full review
Todd McCarthy, Variety
A must-see among genre fans, especially guys in their teens and 20s, for whom the script's pretentious mumbo-jumbo of undergraduate mythology, religious mysticism and technobabble could even be a...– Full review
Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
There's not much humor to keep it all life-size, and by the final stretch it's become bloated, mechanical, and tiresome.– Full review
Geoff Andrew, Time Out
Another slice of overlong, high concept hokum.– Full review
Ray Conlogue, Globe and Mail
For those who have been waiting for movies to catch up with the graphic possibilities of comic books, wait no longer: The Matrix is among us.– Full review
Nev Pierce, BBC
Almost untenably cool, but beneath the sheen there's substance.– Full review
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
The Matrix soars with its feet in the air -- the rest crash-lands.
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