20 years ago, you freed your mind from the matrix for the first time. On Sunday, June 30, hack back into THE MATRIX to celebrate its 20th anniversary! Experience the mind-blowing visual effects that changed cinema as we know it, on a 50-foot screen with surround sound.
Arrive early for a pre-show discussion about what The Matrix predicted about life in 2019 with Max Read, Senior Editor at New York Magazine. Max Read is a writer and editor at New York magazine, where he writes about the the internet, technology, media, culture, and other signs of the apocalypse. He is a former editor-in-chief of Gawker and a founder of IRL Club.
If the prophecy is true, we’ll see you there!
Photos from past movie screenings
Brief Synopsis: Neo is a young software engineer and part-time hacker who is singled out by some mysterious figures who want to introduce him into the secret of ''the matrix.'' The cops also seem to be after him, and he takes a chance on discovering what he has always suspected: that the world is not quite what it seems to be and a sinister conspiracy is at work.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano
Director: The Wachowskis
Writers: The Wachowskis
Length: 2 hrs, 16 mins
Release Date: March 31, 1999
"Movies at the Palace" take place at the stunning United Palace, formerly the Loew's 175th Street Theatre, which first opened as a deluxe movie theatre and vaudeville house in 1930. We honor that past while reinventing the movie-going experience by pairing classic titles with pre-show entertainment and expert Q&A’s. Movies at the Palace is supported by The Miranda Family Fund. See the entire schedule HERE.