Small Details In The 'Matrix' Series That Fans Noticed

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Vote up the coolest details from the 'Matrix' movies.

The Matrix is a beloved sci-fi film franchise that couldn't be more relevant than in the times we currently live in. With a fourth film in the franchise just now seeing a release, fans of the franchise are now turning to Reddit to expose several Matrix series details that have initially gone over the heads of a majority of viewers. 

Some of these details may come across as more strange than others. However, all of these details have what it takes to leave any viewer with at least just a little bit more Matrix knowledge than they had previously.

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    The True Meaning Of Metacortex

    The True Meaning Of Metacortex
    Photo: The Matrix / Warner Bros.

    From Redditor u/hairyaquarium:

    In The Matrix, the corporation Neo works for is called “Metacortex.” The roots of this word are "meta" - "going beyond or higher, transcending," and "cortex," the outer layer of the brain. Thus, Metacortex is "transcending the boundaries of the brain," which is precisely what Neo proceeds to do.

    192 votes
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    161 VOTES

    Sleepy Neo

    Sleepy Neo
    Photo: The Matrix / Warner Bros. / Reddit

    From Redditor u/aznavor:

    [The Matrix Trilogy] In every movie, the first time you ever see Neo, he is asleep.

    161 votes
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    127 VOTES

    The Trilogy Begins And Ends In The Same Place

    From Redditor u/PsycoMonkey42:

    The Matrix (1999) end scene takes place in the same location as the final showdown in The Matrix Revolutions (2003).

    127 votes
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    165 VOTES

    Losing The Green Tint

    Losing The Green Tint
    Photo: The Matrix / Warner Bros. / Reddit

    From Redditor u/Deggit:

    Inside the Matrix, everything is tinted green. But when Agent Smith becomes a rogue program, his suit turns charcoal black like Neo's clothes, while the other Agents keep the green tint.

    165 votes
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    160 VOTES

    Actual Sydney BDSM Club

    Actual Sydney BDSM Club
    Photo: The Matrix / Warner Bros.

    From Redditor u/Numerous-Lemon:

    In The Matrix (1999), the club where Neo meets Trinity is an actual BDSM club in Sydney. The extras were all patrons of the club who wore their own gear.

    160 votes
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    168 VOTES

    Being Used As A Battery

    Being Used As A Battery
    Photo: The Matrix / Warner Bros.

    From Redditor u/Bamakeg80:

    When Switch and Trinity pick up Neo before he is told about the Matrix, Switch calls him “coppertop.” Duracell batteries are called coppertops. Neo is still in the Matrix, and his body is being used as a battery! Switch was telling him what he was before the audience knew!

    168 votes