Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 35 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 35
  2. Negative: 1 out of 35
  1. It's astonishing that so much money, talent, technical expertise and visual imagination can be put in the service of something so stupid.
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 749 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 17 out of 190
  1. Oct 4, 2011
    9
    Yes, the movie has flaws. But who cares? "The Matrix" is a astonishing movie that is for-your-eyes only. The film has top notch (slo-mo wasYes, the movie has flaws. But who cares? "The Matrix" is a astonishing movie that is for-your-eyes only. The film has top notch (slo-mo was first introduced by this movie) CGI as well as a well rounded plot. It gives you more than you can ask for from a 1990's action film. Full Review »
  2. Jul 10, 2011
    10
    An excellent movie with tons of special effects, fight scenes, etc., and the best thing is that they are all done perfectly. A really goodAn excellent movie with tons of special effects, fight scenes, etc., and the best thing is that they are all done perfectly. A really good film with an interesting story behind it. YOU'LL ENJOY IT. Full Review »
  3. KevinV.
    Nov 4, 2007
    8
    What a concept! Although the movie is well executed, it is not exceptional. It makes for an entertaining ride.