From the creators of The Matrix and blockbuster producer Joel Silver (Lethal Weapon series) comes this ground-breaking feature-length collection of nine original short films. Inspired by the visionary action and innovative storytelling of the Matrix trilogy, The Animatrix melds state-of-the-art CG animation and Japanese Anime in feature-quality shorts by seven world-renowned directors. Delve deep into the heart of The Matrix through visually stunning and emotionally resonant stories that reveal new details, including the war between humans and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix. Featuring the voices of Keanu Reeves (The Devil's Advocate, Speed) and Carrie-Anne Moss (Chocolat, Memento). Winner of the 2003 Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Animation Home Entertainment Production.

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The Animatrix (2003)

Unrated

Action/Animation/Drama/Science-Fiction · 1h 29m · 6/4/2003

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From the creators of The Matrix and blockbuster producer Joel Silver (Lethal Weapon series) comes this ground-breaking feature-length collection of nine original short films. Inspired by the visionary action and innovative storytelling of the Matrix trilogy, The Animatrix melds state-of-the-art CG animation and Japanese Anime in feature-quality shorts by seven world-renowned directors. Delve deep into the heart of The Matrix through visually stunning and emotionally resonant stories that reveal new details, including the war between humans and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix. Featuring the voices of Keanu Reeves (The Devil's Advocate, Speed) and Carrie-Anne Moss (Chocolat, Memento). Winner of the 2003 Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Animation Home Entertainment Production.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, French

Country

United States

Production Company

Wayans Bros. Entertainment

Revenue

$68,000,000
Cast
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Jill Talley

Mother (segments "The Second Renaissance, Parts I&II") / Townsperson (segment "Beyond") (voice)
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Dwight Schultz

Townspeople / Policeman / Exterminators (segment "Beyond") / Nonaka (segment "Matriculated") (segments "The Second Renaissance, Part I & II") (voice)
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James Arnold Taylor

Ash (segment "A Detective Story") / Raul (segment "Matriculated") / Miscellaneous Voices (segments "The Second Renaissance, Parts I&II" - "Kid's Story") (voice)
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Clayton Watson

Michael Karl 'The Kid' Popper (segment "Kid's Story") (voice)
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Rick Gomez

Pilot (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") (voice)
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Tara Strong

Crew Woman (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") / Nurse (segment "World Record") / Misha (segment "Beyond") (voice)
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Bette Ford

Old Woman (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") (voice)
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Julia Fletcher

The Instructor (segments "The Second Renaissance, Parts I&II") / Narrator (segment "World Record") / Townsperson (segment "Beyond") (voice)
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Dane A. Davis

01 Versatran Spokesman (segment "The Second Renaissance, Part II") (voice) (as Dane Davis)
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Debi Derryberry

Kid (segment "The Second Renaissance, Part II") (voice)
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Keanu Reeves

Neo (segment "Kid's Story") (voice)
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Carrie-Anne Moss

Trinity (segments "Kid's Story" and "A Detective Story") (voice)
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Melinda Clarke

Alexa (segment "Matriculated") (voice)
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Rodney Saulsberry

Chyron (segment "Matriculated") (voice)
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Olivia D'Abo

Rox (segment "Matriculated") (voice)
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William R. Dean

(voice)
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Kevin Michael Richardson

Thadeus (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") / Cop (segment "Kid's Story") / Agent #2 (segment "World Record") (voice)
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Akio Ôtsuka

Thadeus (voice)
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Pamela Adlon

Jue (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") / Manabu (segment "Beyond") (voice)
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John Dimaggio

Crew Man (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") / Kaiser (segment "Program") (voice)
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Tom Kenny

Operator (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") (voice)
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Phil Lamarr

Duo (segment "Program") (voice)
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Victor Williams

Dan (segment "World Record") (voice)
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John Wesley

Dan's Dad (segment "World Record") (voice)
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Alex Fernandez

Tom (segment "World Record") (voice)
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Allison Smith

Reporter (segment "World Record") (voice)
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Matt McKenzie

Agent #1 (segment "World Record") / Agent (segments "Beyond" and "A Detective Story") (voice)
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Tress MacNeille

Housewife / Kenny (segment "Beyond") (voice)
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Kath Soucie

Pudgy / Masa / Sara (segment "Beyond") (voice)
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Jack Fletcher

Townsperson (segment "Beyond") / Sandro (segment "Matriculated") (voice)
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Terrence 'T.C.' Carson

Clarence (segment "A Detective Story") (voice) (as T.C. Carson)
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Hedy Burress

Cis (segment "Program") / Yoko (segment "Beyond") (voice)
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John DeMita

Teacher (segment "Kid's Story") (voice)
Crew
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Peter Chung

Director
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Andrew R. Jones

Director
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Yoshiaki Kawajiri

Director
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Takeshi Koike

Director
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Mahiro Maeda

Director
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Kôji Morimoto

Director
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Shinichirô Watanabe

Director
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Lilly Wachowski

Writer
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Lana Wachowski

Writer
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Yoshiaki Kawajiri

Writer
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Kôji Morimoto

Writer
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Shinichirô Watanabe

Writer
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Peter Chung

Writer
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Disc Releases
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The Animatrix

(DVD, Snapper)

6/3/2003

$17.76

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The Animatrix

(Blu-ray, THINpak)

10/14/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(DVD)

6/3/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

The Matrix Experience

(HD DVD)

5/22/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(DVD)

6/3/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

10/14/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(Blu-ray)

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (Std.))

1/6/2015

Disc Title Front Cover

The Matrix Experience

(DVD)

12/7/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(DVD)

12/7/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

The Matrix Experience

(DVD)

5/22/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(DVD, Drawer)

12/7/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

10/14/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(DVD)

6/3/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(DVD)

6/3/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

The Animatrix

(DVD)

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