The Animatrix
Director:Peter Chung, Andy Jones
Writer:Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
Producer:Michael Arias, Spencer Lamm, Phil Oosterhouse, Steve Richards
Genre:Action, Drama, Animation, Sci-Fi
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'.
Akio Ôtsuka Thadeus (voice)
Clayton Watson Michael Karl Popper AKA The Kid (segment "Kid's Story") (voice)
Pamela Adlon Jue (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") / Manabu (segment "Beyond") (voice)
Hedy Burress Cis (segment "Program")
Terrence 'T.C.' Carson Clarence (voice) (as T.C. Carson)
Melinda Clarke Alexa (segment "Matriculated") (voice)
Olivia d'Abo Rox (segment "Matriculated") (voice)
Dane A. Davis 01 Versatran Spokesman (segment "The Second Renaissance, Part II") (voice)
William R. Dean Additional Voices (voice)
John DeMita Teacher (segment "Kid's Story") (voice)
Debi Derryberry Kid (segment "The Second Renaissance, Part II") (voice)
John Di Maggio Crew Man (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") / Kaiser (segment "Program") (voice)
Alex Fernandez Tom (segment "World Record") (voice)
Jack Fletcher Townsperson (segment "Beyond") / Sandro (segment "Matriculated") (voice)
Julia Fletcher The Instructor (segments "The Second Renaissance, Parts I&II")
Bette Ford Old Woman (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") (voice)
Rick Gomez Pilot (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") (voice)
Tom Kenny Operator (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") (voice)
Phil LaMarr Duo (segment "Program")
Tress MacNeille Housewife / Kenny (segment "Beyond") (voice)
Matt McKenzie Agent #1 (segment "World Record") / Agent (segments "Beyond" and "A Detective Story") (voice)
Carrie-Anne Moss Trinity (segments "Kid's Story" and "A Detective Story")
Keanu Reeves Neo (segment "Kid's Story")
Kevin Michael Richardson Thadeus (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") / Cop (segment "Kid's Story") / Agent #2 (segment "World Record") (voice)
Rodney Saulsberry Chyron (segment "Matriculated") (voice)
Dwight Schultz Townspeople, Policeman, Exterminators (segment "Beyond") / Nonaka (segment "Matriculated") / Additional voice (segments "The Second Renaissance, Part I&II") (voice)
Allison Smith Reporter (segment "World Record") (voice)
Kath Soucie Pudgy / Masa / Sara (segment "Beyond") (voice)
Tara Strong Crew Woman (segment "Final Flight of the Osiris") / Nurse (segment "World Record") / Misha (segment "Beyond") (voice)
Jill Talley Mother / Additional voice (segments "The Second Renaissance, Parts I&II") / Townsperson (segment "Beyond") (voice)
James Arnold Taylor Additional voice (segments "The Second Renaissance, Parts I&II") / Miscellaneous (segment "Kid's Story") /
John Wesley Dan's Dad (segment "World Record") (voice)
Victor Williams Dan (segment "World Record") (voice)
Don Davis Composer
Machine Head Composer
Photek Composer
Christopher S. Capp Editor
DVD Details
Languages:English, Japanese
Sound:Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio:2.35 : 1
Release:Jun 2003