The Matrix Reloaded Synopsis
Freedom fighters (Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss) revolt against machines.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is an immensely skillful sci-fi adventure, combining the usual elements: heroes and villains, special effects and stunts, chases and...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The thrill isn't gone from the sequel, but the surprise is, and it hurts more than you'd think.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
All of the elements that made The Matrix a mass-cult phenom -- breathtaking physical gymnastics wedded to the brain-cramping mental and...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The philosophy is even less plausible. But the action -- oh, the action! There's nothing else out there like it.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

Turns out the first "Matrix" was the One, but the second is still loads of fun.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
If The Matrix Reloaded is a trip through high-toned mediocrity, not nearly as suggestive or cohesive as ''The Matrix,'' it's one of the...
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Salvaged by its rally, Reloaded seems less tired than "X2," its current sequel rival. But since its creators have said it's only half of a...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The Wachowskis have put together a mix of culture, kung fu, sci-fi and speculation, that makes them the warped wonders they are. When the...
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
In this second installment of the trilogy, lithe bodies endowed with superior brains do all sorts of spectacular things, but the movie has...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Unlike "The Matrix," all fights and stunts -- including a 14-minute freeway chase -- have a disturbing tendency to repeat intricately...
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By 16eparker
this movie has a sex scene. but there is nothing disgusting depicted. Its like looking at a peachy colored silhouette. the violence is not as bad as you would think for a R rated movie. Some blood can...

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Amazing graphics acting technology movie...

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Rated R | For some sexuality and sci-fi violence
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 14 & under Second Matrix movie is violent but still exciting.
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