The 'Matrix' Trilogy Quiz
The adventures of Neo take him in and out of reality and illusion. How much do know about "The Matrix" trilogy?
In what year did the first "Matrix" movie hit theaters?
Who wrote "The Matrix?"
- Bill Pope
- Joel Silver
- The Wachowski Brothers
Why didn't the studio want the Wachowskis to direct the first "Matrix" movie?
- They wanted too much money for the film's budget.
- They had no experience.
- They were rumored to be homosexuals.
"The Matrix" was originally supposed to be realized in which format?
- TV series
- comic book
What is Thomas Anderson's occupation before his adventures begin?
- Software programmer
- IT help desk
- Hardware designer
Which pill does Anderson take?
- red pill
- blue pill
- green pill
In "The Matrix Reloaded," the Oracle tells Neo that to get to the Source of the Matrix, he must first find what?
- The Keymaker
Where was "The Matrix" filmed?
- Chicago, Illinois
- Sydney, Australia
- London, England
The Oracle gives what baked good to Neo?
- cinnamon roll
What was the budget for the first "Matrix" film?
- about $30 million
- about $60 million
- about $80 million
What was the approximate budget for "The Matrix Reloaded"?
- about $150 million
- about $90 million
- about $220 million
Seraph is the guardian of which character?
After "The Matrix Reloaded," was released, how long did it take for the studio to launch "The Matrix Revolutions?"
- Three years
- Two years
- Six months
In "The Matrix Reloaded," the Merovingian is also known as what?
- The Frenchman
- The Keymaker
Which actor turned down the part of Neo?
- George Clooney
- Brad Pitt
- Will Smith
Who turned down the part of Morpheus?
- Tom Hanks
- Sean Connery
- Bruce Willis
Why did Will Smith later say he turned down the role of Neo?
- He wanted better roles.
- He wasn't mature enough.
- He thought the script was too weird.
Over how much time does the first "Matrix" film span?
- a year and a half
- four years
- eight months
In Greek mythology, Morpheus is what kind of god?
- the God of Illusions
- the God of Dreams
- the God of Reality
How many Oscar awards did "The Matrix" win?
Each scene that happens in the computer world is tinted which color by the filmmakers?
In one of the final fight scenes of the trilogy, the rain drops are also what?
- electrical impulses
- computer code
Why was Keanu Reeves in a neck brace while training for "The Matrix?"
- He fell down a flight of stairs.
- He had neck surgery.
- He hurt himself during martial arts training.
Why did the directors want to shoot exterior scenes in Oakland, Calif., during the winter instead of summer?
- Summer is just too hot in Southern California.
- to make sure there was no plant life
- to make sure there was cold air (so you'd see the actors' breaths)
How much money did the first scene of "The Matrix" cost?
- $1 million.
- $10 million.
- $2 million
Why does Keanu Reeves thumb his nose before a fight scene with Morpheus?
- to honor Bruce Lee
- as a way of telling off people who didn't think he deserved the role
- He was fighting a horrible cold.
How long did the primary actors have to train for fight scenes?
- nearly a year
- four months
- 10 weeks
How many automobiles did the film crew wreck during shooting?
How long did it take to film the highway chase scene in "The Matrix Reloaded?"
- three hours
- three weeks
- three months
What percentage of the three-minute lobby gunfight in "The Matrix" was computer-generated, as opposed to real effects?