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The Matrix (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $171,479,930Details
International Box Office $292,037,453Details
Worldwide Box Office $463,517,383
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
87% - Certified Fresh
Audience
85% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 244 $171,479,930
All Time International Box Office 176 $292,037,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office 188 $463,517,383
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 23 $171,479,930
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 15 $292,037,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 17 $463,517,383
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 43 $171,479,930
All Time International Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 30 $292,037,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 33 $463,517,383

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$65,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 31st, 1999 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: September 21st, 1999 by Warner Home Video, released as Matrix, The
MPAA Rating: R for sci-fi violence and brief language
Running Time: 136 minutes
Franchise: Matrix
Comparisons: vs. The Matrix Reloaded
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Keywords: Visual Effects, Post Apocalypse, Film Noir, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Village Roadshow Productions, Groucho II Film Partnership, Silver Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 227 $42,761 Sep 17, 1999 173
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 216 $62,463 Sep 10, 1999 166
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 171 $127,173 Sep 3, 1999 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 226 $112,756 Aug 27, 1999 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 180 $211,862 Aug 20, 1999 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 130 $420,332 Aug 13, 1999 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 166 $400,438 Aug 6, 1999 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 136 $612,428 Jul 30, 1999 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 438 $182,807 Jul 23, 1999 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 449 $224,609 Jul 16, 1999 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 263 $510,407 Jul 9, 1999 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 248 $608,249 Jul 2, 1999 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 199 $1,011,566 Jun 25, 1999 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 186 $1,315,856 Jun 18, 1999 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 144 $1,869,930 Jun 11, 1999 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 140 $2,453,642 Jun 4, 1999 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 96 $3,830,026 May 28, 1999 61
Fastest to $150m 260 $150,261,576 May 21, 1999 56
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 262 $2,875,521 May 21, 1999 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 194 $4,548,484 May 14, 1999 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 194 $5,881,558 May 7, 1999 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 146 $8,715,866 Apr 30, 1999 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 140 $12,642,717 Apr 23, 1999 26
Fastest to $100m 329 $100,351,026 Apr 16, 1999 20
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 167 $17,941,314 Apr 16, 1999 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 273 $22,563,331 Apr 9, 1999 12
Fastest to $50m 496 $50,747,086 Apr 2, 1999 9
Biggest Domestic Sunday 720 $7,869,000 Apr 4, 1999 5
Biggest Domestic April Weekend 30 $27,788,331 Apr 2, 1999 5
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 523 $27,788,331 Apr 2, 1999 5
Biggest Domestic Weekend 778 $27,788,331 Apr 2, 1999 5
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,294 34.7% Apr 2, 1999 5
Widest Opening Weekend 1,067 2,849 Apr 2, 1999 5
Biggest Domestic April Day 70 $10,725,000 Apr 3, 1999 4
Biggest Domestic Saturday 755 $10,725,000 Apr 3, 1999 4
Biggest Domestic Friday 713 $9,630,000 Apr 2, 1999 3

Cast

   Neo
   Morpheus
   Trinity
Hugo Weaving    Agent Smith
   Cypher
Gloria Foster    Oracle
Marcus Chong    Tank
Paul Goddard    Agent Brown
Robert Taylor    Agent Jones
Julian Arahanga    Apo
Matt Doran    Mouse
Belinda McClory    Switch
Ray Anthony Parker    Dozer

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Screenwriter    Andy Wachowski
Screenwriter    Lana Wachowski
Producer    Joel Silver
Executive Producer    Barrie M. Osborne
Executive Producer    Andrew Mason
Executive Producer    Andy Wachowski
Executive Producer    Lana Wachowski
Executive Producer    Erwin Stoff
Executive Producer    Bruce Berman
Co-Producer    Dan Cracchiolo
Cinematographer    Bill Pope
Cinematographer    Zach Staenberg
Cinematographer    Don Davis
Production Designer    Owen Paterson
Art Director    Hugh Bateup
Art Director    Michelle McGahey
Set Designer    Sarah Light
Set Designer    Jacinta Leong
Set Designer    Godric Cole
Set Designer    Hudith Harvey
Set Designer    Andrew Powell
Set Designer    Deborah Riley
Set Decorator    Tim Ferrier
Set Decorator    Lisa Brennan
Set Decorator    Marta McElroy
Costume Designer    Kym Barrett
Sound Mixer    David Lee
Sound Designer    Dane A. Davis
Supervising Sound Editor    Dane A. Davis
Visual Effects Supervisor    John Gaeta
Special Make-up Effects    Bob McCarron
Stunt Coordinator    Glenn Boswell
Associate Producer    Richard Mirisch
Associate Producer    Carol Hughes
Assistant Director    Colin Fletcher
Assistant Director    James McTeigue
Second Unit Director    Bruce Hunt
Second Unit Camera    Ross Emery
Casting Director    Mali Finn
Casting Director    Shauna Wolifson

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/02 1 $27,788,331   2,849 $9,754   $37,352,692 5
1999/04/09 1 $22,563,331 -19% 2,903 $7,772   $73,310,417 12
1999/04/16 2 $17,941,314 -20% 2,903 $6,180   $98,946,842 19
1999/04/23 1 $12,642,717 -30% 2,903 $4,355   $117,082,992 26
1999/04/30 2 $8,715,866 -31% 2,903 $3,002   $129,715,015 33
1999/05/07 3 $5,881,558 -33% 2,860 $2,056   $138,505,386 40
1999/05/14 3 $4,548,484 -23% 2,715 $1,675   $145,138,521 47
1999/05/21 4 $2,875,521 -37% 2,521 $1,141   $149,507,510 54
1999/05/28 6 $3,830,026 +33% 2,102 $1,822   $154,764,576 61
1999/06/04 6 $2,453,642 -36% 2,045 $1,200   $158,260,745 68
1999/06/11 7 $1,869,930 -24% 1,907 $981   $161,367,685 75
1999/06/18 9 $1,315,856 -30% 1,365 $964   $163,869,151 82
1999/06/25 10 $1,011,566 -23% 1,139 $888   $165,688,406 89
1999/07/02 17 $608,249 -40% 747 $814   $166,784,866 96
1999/07/09 16 $510,407 -16% 527 $969   $167,505,401 103
1999/07/16 28 $224,609 -56% 282 $796   $167,910,762 110
1999/07/23 32 $182,807 -19% 282 $648   $168,220,229 117
1999/07/30 22 $612,428 +235% 687 $891   $168,932,002 124
1999/08/06 24 $400,438 -35% 455 $880   $169,731,136 131
1999/08/13 24 $420,332 +5% 412 $1,020   $170,416,506 138
1999/08/20 32 $211,862 -50% 256 $828   $170,817,779 145
1999/08/27 45 $112,756 -47% 205 $550   $171,051,684 152
1999/09/03 49 $127,173 +13% 192 $662   $171,229,547 159
1999/09/10 53 $62,463 -51% 154 $406   $171,321,460 166
1999/09/17 58 $42,761 -32% 105 $407   $171,383,253 173

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/03/31 1 $4,803,310   2,704 $1,776   $4,803,310 1
1999/04/01 1 $4,775,000 -1% 2,704 $1,766   $9,578,000 2
1999/04/02 1 $9,630,000 +102% 2,849 $3,380   $19,208,000 3
1999/04/03 1 $10,725,000 +11% 2,849 $3,764   $29,933,000 4
1999/04/04 1 $7,869,000 -27% 2,849 $2,762   $37,352,692 5
1999/04/05 1 $3,851,135 -51% 2,849 $1,352   $41,203,827 6
1999/04/06 1 $3,432,110 -11% 2,849 $1,205   $44,635,937 7
1999/04/07 1 $3,054,134 -11% 2,849 $1,072   $47,690,071 8
1999/04/08 1 $3,057,015 n/c 2,849 $1,073   $50,747,086 9
1999/04/09 1 $6,715,000 +120% 2,903 $2,313   $57,462,000 10
1999/04/10 1 $9,455,000 +41% 2,903 $3,257   $66,917,000 11
1999/04/11 1 $6,433,000 -32% 2,903 $2,216   $73,310,417 12
1999/04/12 1 $2,009,567 -69% 2,903 $692   $75,319,984 13
1999/04/13 1 $2,029,919 +1% 2,903 $699   $77,349,903 14
1999/04/14 1 $1,769,694 -13% 2,908 $609   $79,119,597 15
1999/04/15 1 $1,885,931 +7% 2,903 $650   $81,005,528 16
1999/04/16 2 $5,220,000 +177% 2,903 $1,798   $86,226,000 17
1999/04/17 2 $7,830,000 +50% 2,903 $2,697   $94,056,000 18
1999/04/18 2 $4,876,000 -38% 2,903 $1,680   $98,946,842 19
1999/04/19 2 $1,404,184 -71% 2,903 $484   $100,351,026 20
1999/04/20 1 $1,507,118 +7% 2,903 $519   $101,858,144 21
1999/04/21 1 $1,264,635 -16% 2,903 $436   $103,122,779 22
1999/04/22 1 $1,317,496 +4% 2,903 $454   $104,440,275 23
1999/04/23 1 $3,735,000 +183% 2,903 $1,287   $108,175,000 24
1999/04/24 1 $5,650,000 +51% 2,903 $1,946   $113,825,000 25
1999/04/25 1 $3,290,000 -42% 2,903 $1,133   $117,082,992 26
1999/04/26 1 $946,838 -71% 2,903 $326   $118,029,830 27
1999/04/27 1 $1,114,413 +18% 2,903 $384   $119,144,243 28
1999/04/28 1 $927,215 -17% 2,903 $319   $120,071,458 29
1999/04/29 1 $927,691 n/c 2,903 $320   $120,999,149 30
1999/04/30 2 $2,505,000 +170% 2,903 $863   $123,504,000 31
1999/05/01 2 $4,050,000 +62% 2,903 $1,395   $127,554,000 32
1999/05/02 2 $2,288,000 -44% 2,903 $788   $129,715,015 33
1999/05/03 2 $717,341 -69% 2,903 $247   $130,432,356 34
1999/05/04 2 $820,679 +14% 2,903 $283   $131,253,035 35
1999/05/05 2 $639,831 -22% 2,903 $220   $131,892,866 36
1999/05/06 2 $730,962 +14% 2,903 $252   $132,623,828 37
1999/05/07 3 $1,770,000 +142% 2,860 $619   $134,394,000 38
1999/05/08 3 $2,670,000 +51% 2,860 $934   $137,064,000 39
1999/05/09 3 $1,505,000 -44% 2,860 $526   $138,505,386 40
1999/05/10 3 $504,846 -66% 2,860 $177   $139,010,232 41
1999/05/11 3 $572,735 +13% 2,860 $200   $139,582,967 42
1999/05/12 3 $503,047 -12% 2,860 $176   $140,086,014 43
1999/05/13 3 $503,986 n/c 2,860 $176   $140,590,000 44
1999/05/14 5 $1,270,000 +152% 2,714 $468   $141,860,000 45
1999/05/15 3 $2,065,000 +63% 2,715 $761   $143,925,000 46
1999/05/16 4 $1,214,000 -41% 2,715 $447   $145,139,000 47
1999/05/17 3 $447,288 -63% 2,715 $165   $145,585,809 48
1999/05/18 3 $451,756 +1% 2,715 $166   $146,037,565 49
1999/05/19 4 $304,131 -33% 2,715 $112   $146,341,696 50
1999/05/20 5 $290,304 -5% 2,715 $107   $146,632,000 51
1999/05/21 5 $780,000 +169% 2,521 $309   $147,412,000 52
1999/05/22 4 $1,170,000 +50% 2,521 $464   $148,582,000 53
1999/05/23 4 $907,000 -22% 2,521 $360   $149,507,510 54
1999/05/24 4 $408,619 -55% 2,521 $162   $149,916,129 55
1999/05/25 4 $345,447 -15% 2,521 $137   $150,261,576 56
1999/05/26 4 $334,004 -3% 2,521 $132   $150,595,580 57
1999/05/27 4 $339,420 +2% 2,521 $135   $150,935,000 58
1999/05/28 6 $610,000 +80% 2,102 $290   $151,545,000 59
1999/05/29 6 $1,010,000 +66% 2,102 $480   $152,555,000 60
1999/05/30 6 $910,000 -10% 2,102 $433   $153,465,000 61
1999/05/31 6 $930,531 +2% 2,102 $443   $154,764,576 62
1999/06/01 6 $360,558 -61% 2,102 $172   $155,125,134 63
1999/06/02 6 $338,984 -6% 2,102 $161   $155,454,118 64
1999/06/03 6 $342,985 +1% 2,102 $163   $155,807,103 65
1999/06/04 6 $660,000 +92% 2,045 $323   $156,467,000 66
1999/06/05 6 $1,018,000 +54% 2,045 $498   $157,485,000 67
1999/06/06 6 $715,000 -30% 2,045 $350   $158,200,000 68
1999/06/07 6 $307,171 -57% 2,045 $150   $158,567,916 69
1999/06/08 6 $342,328 +11% 2,045 $167   $158,910,244 70
1999/06/09 6 $302,423 -12% 2,045 $148   $159,212,667 71
1999/06/10 7 $285,088 -6% 2,045 $139   $159,497,755 72
1999/06/11 7 $605,000 +112% 1,907 $317   $160,103,000 73
1999/06/12 7 $875,000 +45% 1,907 $459   $160,978,000 74
1999/06/13 7 $625,000 -29% 1,907 $328   $161,367,685 75
1999/06/14 7 $243,165 -61% 1,907 $128   $161,610,850 76
1999/06/15 7 $263,559 +8% 1,907 $138   $162,074,409 77
1999/06/16 7 $242,119 -8% 1,907 $127   $162,316,528 78
1999/06/17 7 $236,767 -2% 1,907 $124   $162,553,295 79
1999/06/18 8 $375,000 +58% 1,365 $275   $162,955,000 80
1999/06/19 8 $555,000 +48% 1,365 $407   $163,510,000 81
1999/06/20 8 $432,000 -22% 1,365 $316   $163,869,151 82
1999/06/21 8 $198,628 -54% 1,365 $146   $164,067,779 83
1999/06/22 8 $212,908 +7% 1,365 $156   $164,280,687 84
1999/06/23 8 $182,521 -14% 1,365 $134   $164,463,208 85
1999/06/24 8 $213,632 +17% 1,365 $157   $164,676,840 86
1999/06/25 10 $265,000 +24% 1,139 $233   $164,942,000 87
1999/06/26 10 $425,000 +60% 1,139 $373   $165,367,000 88
1999/06/27 10 $324,000 -24% 1,139 $284   $165,688,406 89
1999/06/28 10 $128,568 -60% 1,139 $113   $165,816,974 90
1999/06/29 10 $144,034 +12% 1,139 $126   $165,961,008 91
1999/06/30 12 $98,504 -32% 1,139 $86   $166,059,512 92
1999/07/01 12 $117,105 +19% 1,139 $103   $166,176,617 93
1999/07/05 16 $132,647   747 $178   $166,784,866 97
1999/07/06 14 $79,862 -40% 747 $107   $166,864,728 98
1999/07/07 15 $65,795 -18% 747 $88   $166,930,523 99
1999/07/08 15 $64,000 -3% 747 $86   $166,994,523 100
1999/07/11 15 $142,000   527 $269   $167,505,401 103
1999/07/12 17 $44,858 -68% 527 $85   $167,550,259 104
1999/07/14 18 $41,833   527 $79   $167,639,605 106
1999/07/15 18 $46,548 +11% 527 $88   $167,686,153 107

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/02 1 $41,182,725   2,849 $14,455   $50,747,086 9
1999/04/09 1 $30,258,442 -27% 2,903 $10,423   $81,005,528 16
1999/04/16 2 $23,434,747 -23% 2,903 $8,073   $104,440,275 23
1999/04/23 1 $16,558,874 -29% 2,903 $5,704   $120,999,149 30
1999/04/30 2 $11,624,679 -30% 2,903 $4,004   $132,623,828 37
1999/05/07 3 $7,966,209 -31% 2,860 $2,785   $140,590,037 44
1999/05/14 3 $6,041,952 -24% 2,715 $2,225   $146,631,989 51
1999/05/21 4 $4,302,561 -29% 2,521 $1,707   $150,934,550 58
1999/05/28 6 $4,872,553 +13% 2,102 $2,318   $155,807,103 65
1999/06/04 6 $3,690,652 -24% 2,045 $1,805   $159,497,755 72
1999/06/11 7 $3,055,540 -17% 1,907 $1,602   $162,553,295 79
1999/06/18 8 $2,123,545 -31% 1,365 $1,556   $164,676,840 86
1999/06/25 10 $1,499,777 -29% 1,139 $1,317   $166,176,617 93
1999/07/02 17 $818,377 -45% 747 $1,096   $166,994,994 100
1999/07/09 21 $691,159 -16% 527 $1,311   $167,686,153 107
1999/07/16 29 $351,269 -49% 282 $1,246   $168,037,422 114
1999/07/23 35 $282,152 -20% 282 $1,001   $168,319,574 121
1999/07/30 22 $1,011,124 +258% 687 $1,472   $169,330,698 128
1999/08/06 24 $665,476 -34% 455 $1,463   $169,996,174 135
1999/08/13 26 $609,743 -8% 412 $1,480   $170,605,917 142
1999/08/20 31 $333,011 -45% 256 $1,301   $170,938,928 149
1999/08/27 44 $163,446 -51% 205 $797   $171,102,374 156
1999/09/03 47 $156,623 -4% 192 $816   $171,258,997 163
1999/09/10 52 $81,495 -48% 154 $529   $171,340,492 170

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/29/20091858,553 58,553$844,340$844,340532
2/7/20101615,106 146,019$279,318$2,461,630542
5/23/2010207,967 199,478$147,315$3,450,083557
7/3/2011208,660 250,252$95,175$4,008,072615