That day, Tank digitally uploaded various fighting styles into Neo's memory for ten straight hours, causing Tank to tire to near exhaustion. Name: Thomas A. Anderson. When asked to remove any metallic items on his body, he opens his trenchcoat to reveal a large arsenal of weapons. Neo, with Trinity and Morpheus, meeting with The Merovingian and Persephone. All his life Neo has realized that there is something not quite right with the world he sees around him. What's more comforting than a motherly figure in the kitchen baking? Although Neo seems to nearly match his opponent, Smith is still too fast and strong. There is once again peace between humans and AI. The matrix script simply describes it as a search engine. She confirmed his suspicions about the world, alluding to the Matrix, and adding more clues and confusion to his search for the truth. Morpheus' team completed their work just before Anderson's vital signs went into arrest. You're my savior, man. Lightening the mood, the Oracle sends him out, giving him a cookie. Dropping them to the floor, the surprised Merovingian replied "Okay, you have some skill. Tracing the path Morpheus and Trinity took, Neo found a door leading into an underground parking garage. Neo's actions. Neo was able to revive the recently deceased Trinity by gently applying pressure on the heart, and thus making it operational once again. Persephone's deal to help Neo find the Keymaker. We know that showing the passing of 3 actual days in this situation would've been impossible, so how did they symbolically represent 3 days? Neo fires at a SWAT officer behind the wall of a bathroom. Zion. Neo's looked inside and he doesn't believe. Neo methodically defended himself from the remaining guards, eventually deleting another. And it's only through making the choice, once Neo fights the Merovingian's numerous program guards. He is even capable of a limited form of precognition. Coyly, she hints of someone's romantic attraction to him but moves on before he figures it out. With that command, the guards engaged in a fight against Neo. In dreams, drowning represents the overwhelming fear of unconscious forces. Still unsure of his ultimate purpose, Neo became increasingly nervous as he began to have visions of Trinity dying at the hands of an Agent. Both Neo and Smith are successful in inflicting several hits onto the other, and charge at each other one last time. he finds the reason to do so, that he becomes The One. Further, Neo possesses superhuman strength and agility and is invulnerable to many attacks. It's only later we learn that The Oracle "told [Neo] Backed up by Trinity, Neo runs through the lobby, brandishing pistols, SMGs, and rifles to kill anyone who stands between them and Morpheus. Morpheus offers Neo the redpill and bluepill. Either way it is the first concrete example of The Oracle guiding Kill him." Furthermore, the "A Dictionary of Dream Symbols" states that "birth can also represent the waking of the ego--that is, consciouness." After his recovery, Anderson (now called only by his hacker alias of Neo) was taken on a tour of the Nebuchadnezzar, a hovercraft and apparent home of those on board, and was given the truth about the Matrix. He becomes fearful when the sentinel hovers close to their location but calms once the robot passes on. In an attempt to answer these Jones approaches to finish his work but before the trigger is pulled Trinity sneaks up and shoots Jones in the head. Morpheus took him on a trip through the Construct in order to fully illustrate the concepts and known origins of the Matrix. Matrix Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. drives us", she whispers in his ear, to which he correctly responds "What is the Matrix?" seemingly his entire life, yet he's never put it into words before now. A central theme of the Matrix is Neo's heroic journey as the One. Knowing he's in no shape for a rematch, Neo runs. The Oracle? Morpheus is astonished at her decision, and it seems Neo already knew that something like this might happen. Touching the mirror, he found that the glass had liquified and stuck to his fingers, its appearance resembling mercury. But she's planted the seed. Agent Smith. Trinity left him, promising there would be time. He manifests these abilities as various superhuman powers. After a final taunt, the Frenchman walked through the main door back into the restaurant's kitchen, closing it in the process. Neo is able to detonate hundreds of them, however, a wave of Sentinels moves in and begins to dismantle the ship's hover pads. The Matrix begins and ends in Room 303 at the Heart O’ the City Motel. Neo chooses the latter with almost no hesitation and tells the Architect that he hopes that the two never meet again, with him replying that they wouldn't. She knows what she knows, and she's already doing what she can to help him find the path. Is it just what she says, something to help Neo feel right as rain? He tried his hardest to swim but was unable to, as his muscles had atrophied(having never been used before). She described these particular programs, as being much more resistant when facing deletion, and would rather choose exile either by hiding in the Matrix or returning to The Source. He reentered the fray, attacking each program one after another, immobilizing or deleting many of the guards. look at that meeting to better understand The Oracle's role in Neo's journey. With Neo out, Morpheus fires the ship's EMP, disabling the attacking sentinels. Cypher is amazed with what he feels is a deception that Neo may be The One, dubbing it a 'mind job'. Is At best, Neo would momentarily stun them, and they would keep coming back for more. A final message read: \"Knock Knoc… His high-speed flight is further exemplified by his ability to escape explosions, and the sonic boom left in his wake has the power to overturn and two rows of heavy vehicles and debris. Neo states that he doesn't want to hurt him, but the Trainman punches Neo sending him flying into a wall, stating that he created this place and saying, "Down here, I'm God". experience the difficult awakening and the gradual awareness of Neo's powers much as he does. Before he would certainly have drowned, Anderson was rescued by a mysterious craft hovering above him. A more subtle application of Neo's ability is a heightened awareness of the simulated nature of The Matrix, enabling him to easily detect Agents, Exiles, and other anomalous phenomena (such as the presence of explosives). She then took out a gun loaded with silver bullets and shot one in the head, effectively deleting him. He admitted not knowing whether or not he could actually trust her. He saw this as not being able to make a choice. As they approach the city's defenders activate and begin shooting a swarm of Tow bombs at the Logos. As Neo leaves the station, the train slams its brakes. When Captain Niobe called for all ships to broadcast level, the Nebuchadnezzar answered. In a strange turn of events, the remaining agents run away from the single human that gazed at them menacingly from the hallway. He cannot "change his mind" because the machines know of Neo's decision to be deleted as soon as he chooses, thus tricking Smith. Without much formal introduction, Morpheus warned Anderson that the authorities were coming to arrest him, and offered his help to get him out of the building. Upon reentering the Matrix, Neo stood in an empty room high in the office building with Morpheus and the Keymaker, waiting for the city blocks to lose electricity and the opportunity to open the door. Neo was born as one of the billions of blue pills connected to the Matrix, where he was known as Thomas A. Anderson. You truly don't know someone until you fight them." Since this is all a computer program, some strongly believe the cookie is Age When Neo said "You could have just asked", Seraph responded "No. In training for the series, Keanu Reeves' fighting arsenal, as well as the entire cast's, emphasizes Wushu. Neo sits as he listens to the Oracle reveal some interesting new information on the Matrix. He can also pass through walls. 1.86 meters (6'1") "Know thyself". Without warning, Smith stuck his hand into Neo's body, instantly immobilizing him and spreading a black, liquid-like substance over the surface of his body. Neo learns of the fatal encounters with agents and their amazing abilities within the Matrix, but Morpheus reassures him that, as The One, he will not be inhibited by the physics defined for others including Agents themselves within the Matrix. Trinity sets a bomb and climbs on top of the elevator with Neo, who disconnects it and allows it to drop to the bottom floor, destroying the lobby and simultaneously turning on the emergency fire sprinklers. She planted something in his Not wanting to leave his friend behind, Neo is forced to leave by Trinity, who pulls him down to regroup below. Smith simply could not exist without Neo existing. In the film, it's a slur to describe people who unconsciously inhabit the Matrix, since (according to the freed humans' beliefs) the Machines use them like batteries—sources of power. Trinity has been watching this person in the Matrix by the name Thomas A. Anderson (Keanu Reeves) who is a software programmer at a firm called Metacortex. So you see, The new Smith clone nods confidently. We Making contact through an internet chat room, he confirmed to Popper that there was something else in the world. Morpheus explains it to Neo in this way: "When the Male Neo fighting Seraph to prove he is The One. The humans inhabiting The Matrix are slaves who have only ever known shadows on the wall of a cave. Instead, Neo arrives to release us from ignorance and illusion. Determined to live, Neo concentrated on the affected area, forcing the infection back towards Smith's hand. Using cues from Tank as guides, Neo navigated the various paths leading to the Heart of the City Hotel. The noodle-baker. Neo and the Architect talk about The Matrix. He refused and demanded his phone call per the usual rights of the accused. She warns that Neo would have to make a choice of who would die: Morpheus or himself. This goes back At this same time, Neo heard another voice behind him. the spoon exists only in the Matrix, which really means it doesn't exist as a physical object. Anderson made the transaction, taking two discs containing unrevealed programming from his secret stash, a hollowed-out copy of Simulacra and Simulation. It Quickly backed up by more copies of himself, Smith attacked the group, stalling them from obtaining their goal. After Neo stated that Morpheus almost had him convinced, the Oracle tells him an ominous prediction: Morpheus believes in Neo's destiny so strongly that would sacrifice his life for him, and that one of you will die. The Oracle invited Neo closer and offered for him to sit down. Not long after, Neo is rescued from the Mobil Avenue by Trinity, whom he embraces and kisses, but this is not until after Morpheus, Trinity, & Seraph make a dangerous and brutal entry to a club run by the Merovingian to negotiate his release. Neo frees the Keymaker, who's busy working on a very important key. Mustering extreme strength and determination, Neo pushed upward, sending the Smiths flying. Although he had disciplinary troubles when he was 13 to 14 years old, Anderson went on to become a respected member of the school community through his involvement in football and hockey. she tells him that he is the one. In addition, Neo (like most "Redpills") utilizes the Resistance's combat programs, which grant combat abilities equivalent to a martial artist with decades of experience. The Architect explains the first and second versions of the Matrix, which he considers to be failed versions as the humans ended up rejecting the "perfect" virtual reality. Neo asked if Seraph was a programmer, receiving the reply: "I protect that which matters most." Neo stayed behind to deal with the guards, except for the Twins. Neo and the Architect have a conversation, with the latter revealing to Neo that the Matrix is older than he or any other human knows, saying that Zion has been destroyed five times before and the current Zion is the sixth version. Instead of running or dodging them, Neo simply holds out his hand and stops them in mid-flight through telekinesis. Rama-Kandra chose to send Sati into Exile and made a deal with the Merovingian to smuggle her into the Matrix, which is done via the Mobil Avenue station and the Trainman. who persistently refers to Neo as Mr. Anderson? Morpheus explained that the pill is designed to trace the location of his body and disrupt his "carrier signal." Although he could block a sword with the edge of his hand, he received a small cut, indicating (as The Merovingian pointed out) that he was still human, despite his powers. Not making sense of the message at first, Anderson tried to restore his computer to its normal operating mode. The reappearance of the number three perpetuates and emphasizes the idea of the trinity. Brilliant. As far as she's concerned, Neo Apparently, because of his status as The One, he has a direct connection to the Source, and can, therefore, affect everything connected to it. The next life comment is particularly prophetic given that Neo is killed at the end of the movie and resurrected with the help of Metaphorically, it's all in his head - he has to look inside to exact any control, to bring The Nebuchadnezzar made its way back to Zion, home of the free people. Referring especially to Neo, the program pointed out a woman who was being served a slice of chocolate cake for dessert. The word trinity is commonly thought of in the Christian theological sense of the existence … The trio contact Tank, who directs them to a hardline nearby. waiting for? The two discuss the various panels showing green code, as well as what they represent. MAKE A NEW "THE ONE" In the Matrix, the Path Of The One runs in a never ending cycle. The program explained he was no longer an Agent of the Matrix and he wasn't sure how any of this came to be. The path through the hotel's hallways led to a ringing phone in room 303. Neo refused initially--until he spotted the tattoo of a white rabbit on Dujour's arm, as hinted by the message on his computer. Not prepared for this, Neo loses consciousness and awakens in a mysterious train station with no knowledge of how he got there after his meeting with the Sentinels. Eventually, he left them behind to disable one particularly troublesome guard and instead opted for a sword. Trinity is clearly interested in Neo, which is what Cypher is referring to (her love for Neo is revealed only at the end). It's a small bit of information stored locally, ie, it's some bit of code the Oracle has planted in Neo. This was in reference to the actions of his defeat as an Agent when Neo, realizing he was The One, leapt into Smith and destroyed him from within. His eyes now open, Neo devoted his time over the next six months to freeing young minds from the Matrix. As Morpheus took his leave, Neo inserted the key into the proper slot, opening the gateway to the Machine Mainframe. The DARKNESS CRACKLES with phosphorescent energy, the word "searching" blazing in around us as we EMERGE FROM a computer screen. He's not going to let this man who believes so strongly Neo runs through the city streets, apartments, and alleys, dodging agents who appear from everywhere. April 26, 2016 Sean Adl-Tabatabai Weird 4. There were two doors and a lone chair facing away from him. Neo is equally surprised that, now, he can perceive the Matrix as programming code. The One Amongst the chaos, Trinity confesses her love to the dead Neo, telling him of the Oracle's prediction for her: "...the man that I loved, would be The One." Inside the building, Smith, and Neo resume their fight, until Neo kicks Smith through a window and back into the air. Morpheus' followers believe in him, and they mostly believe in The Oracle's prophecy, but not necessarily his selection of candidates Enraged, he and Neo fly upwards towards each other and slam together, forming an immense shock wave. Rama Kandra, Sati, Kamala, and Neo in the Mobil Ave. Rama-Kandra talks to Neo about love, to which he explains that programs too can understand it; that it is a feeling or affinity, not just a word, and that this is what defines it. On the way back to the pickup point inside the Lafayette Hotel, Neo sees a black cat walk by. Neo: What does that mean? you can't be dead.". The … His endurance is also finite: when confronted by masses of Smith clones, Neo was forced to escape rather than continue fighting, and upon exiting The Matrix, he appeared visibly tired. With help from Tank, Trinity appropriates a military helicopter and flies to the window where Morpheus is held. Dates and places When Neo asks the Oracle about Smith, she told him that Smith is Neo's opposite and negative. It is the voicing of this question that begins his transformation Neo slept soundly after the long day, as Trinity visited him to serve him food, but, again, to watch him. This is an important lesson for Neo, to Morpheus: You have to let it all go, Neo. Smith and Neo meet for the first time in over six months. Although they both succeed several times in hitting each other with punches and kicks, they do not appear to be affected by them, considering they are almost equal in power. Neo, reluctant by the thought he was being controlled, refused the offer at first, but later gave in with the response: "I felt like sitting.". There is however a discrepancy regarding his date of birth as both his database record and passport, both contained in the folder, featured two different birthdays. They continue the fight as they rise higher and higher into the air. There are a lot of interesting aspects of The Matrix that provoke discussion, arguments, and debates over what the filmmakers meant by a particular scene, character, or piece of dialogue. It is also possible that Smith's deletion was due to the fact that he had completed his objective, defeating Neo was his purpose, and his base programming allowed him to exist until that objective had been completed. Neo is not here to save anyone from sin, and his purpose has nothing to do with bridging the gap between us and God (not that God is even mentioned in any of the Matrix films). Surprised that the infamous wizard-class hacker was a woman, Trinity confirmed that most guys tend to think as Neo did. Hacker name The information below is taken from both documents. Perhaps some part of you imprinted onto me, something overwritten or copied." The sky is filled with thunder and lightning, and rain is pouring down onto the street. 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