The Animatrix

The Animatrix Rating: 7.4/10 (66,393 votes)
Director: Peter Chung / Andrew R. Jones / Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Writer: Lilly Wachowski / Lana Wachowski / Lilly Wachowski
Stars: Kevin Michael Richardson / Pamela Adlon / John DiMaggio…
Duration: 100 min
Genre: Animation / Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Released: 02 Jun 2003 (Germany)
Plot: Anthology of nine short anime (Japanese animation) films tied in to the 1999 blockbuster "The Matrix" and its sequels. "Final Flight of the Osiris": The crew of the hovercraft Osiris attempt to warn their city of an imminent attack. "The Second Renaissance, Parts 1 & 2": The story behind the war between man and the machines, how mankind scorched the sky, and the creation of the Matrix. "Kid's Story": A teenager is contacted by Neo, and manages to escape the Matrix. "Program": Two warriors battle in a samurai training simulation when one decides to betray his crewmates and re-enter the Matrix. "World Record": A champion sprinter manages to break free of the Matrix by sheer physical effort during a record attempt. "Beyond": A young girl searching for her cat discovers a haunted house caused by a glitch in the system. "A Detective Story": Private investigator Ash tracks a hacker named Trinity through the looking glass. "Matriculated": A group of humans capture a machine scout and insert it into a 'human matrix'. Written by Alexander Lum