The Matrix (1999) is a feature film by Lana and Lilly Wachowski.
Beats include approximate starting times in H:MM format.
Act I: Enter the unknown.
- 1 OPEN FRAME
- 0:00 Two voices speak over a monochrome computer terminal.
- 0:00 A log message appears with timestamp 1998-02-19 13:24:18.
- 0:03 Trinity calls Morpheus, who directs her to a phone booth. Agents chase Trinity through a city.
- 5 SET PINS
- 0:04 Trinity jumps between rooftops. A police officer notes that her jump is physically impossible.
- 10 RELEASE HERO
- 0:06 Neo receives a message saying
Follow the white rabbit.
- 0:09 Neo leaves his apartment to follow someone with a white rabbit tattoo.
- 12 LET IT SLIDE
- 0:11 Neo and Trinity touch for the first time.
- 0:11 Neo asks Trinity the forbidden question.
- 0:13 Neo is arrested by agents but remains defiant.
- 0:16 Agent Smith repeatedly deadnames Neo in a holding cell.
- 25 ROLL ON RUG
- 0:24 Neo learns the
bugfrom last night's nightmare is real.
- 0:29 Neo takes the red pill. Silver coats his body.
- 0:32 Neo wakes up covered in cables and dripping with goo.
Act II: Return to the known.
- 30 FALL INTO PIT
- 0:33 Neo is dumped from his pod into a dark pool of water.
- 0:34 Neo recovers from surgery aboard the Nebuchadnezzar.
- 40 LOOK UNDER HOOD
- 0:37 Morpheus explains The Matrix to Neo in a simulation.
- 50 GAZE INTO VOID
- 0:45 Neo panics, yells
Let me out!and vomits.
- 55 LIFT AND DROP
- 0:48 Neo's fighting ability is impressive.
- 0:54 Neo's leaping ability is disappointing.
- 60 ENTER TUNNEL
- 1:00 Neo and Cypher discuss porn, moonshine, and The Matrix.
- 1:03-1:10 Neo eats bland food, travels through run-down areas, waits in a waiting room, and realizes that there is no spoon.
- 75 TALK TO SOURCE
- 1:12 Neo meets The Oracle.
- 85 ARREST HERO
- 1:22 Agent Smith attacks Neo and captures Morpheus.
- 1:25 Cypher reveals his secret deal by killing most of the crew.
Act III: Finish the job.
- 90 ENLIGHTEN HERO
- 1:34 Neo believes he has the ability to rescue Morpheus.
- 100 ROLL AGAIN
- 1:40 Neo and Trinity enter combat against security guards, a SWAT team, several agents, and a helicopter gunship.
- 110 RETURN AGAIN
- 2:03 Neo and Trinity kiss inside and outside The Matrix.
- 2:08 Neo plans to show all humans that The Matrix is not real.
- 120 UPDATE SCORE
- 2:08 Neo hangs up a phone and flies away from a phone booth.