Neo has a boring job as a programmer for a large software company
He receives a message to follow the white rabbit on his computer and meets Trinity in a nightclub and tells him she knows the answer to the Question “What is the Matrix”
Neo receives a call from Morpheus and is guided out onto to a ledge to escape the agents looking for him but becomes scared and says, “I can’t do this” and is taken away by the agents.
Morpheus is his supernatural aid, he gives him the red pill to enable him to see the truth and then trains him to be able to overcome his thoughts that ae holding him back so he can manipulate the Matrix
Neo chooses to swallow the red pill
Neo enters the real world in s liquid filled pod guarded by mechanized octopus like creatures
Neo learns about the Matrix and his potential role in it. He learns how to fight and who his friends are.
Trinity is the bringer of love. She kisses Neo once he has been killed by Agent Smith which brings him back to life
This stage is flipped onto Cypher. He succumbs to the temptation offered by Agent Smith as he desires to give up the real world and return to the Matrix. Showing what happens when you take the easy way out
Morpheus is captured by Agents.
Neo understands what Morpheus was telling him when he said he had to believe he was “The One” in order to be able to manipulate the Matrix
Neo gains the courage and insight to confront the Agents, he is improving in his ability to manipulate the Matrix at the same level as the Agents.
Fighting against and being chased by Agent Smith
Trinity saves his life by kissing him in the real world which revives him in the Matrix
He returns from death as the One.
Neo gains the ability to see the Matrix and has become The One with God-like abilities.
He’s now the One and he has the girl
He tells the Machines, I’m going to show the people what you don’t want them to see. I’m going to show them the world without you.
This was one of the best sci-fi movies ever made with it’s unique stylised fighting and other imagery. The next two films really came off the rails but this first one is near perfect. Unusually in this story, Neo’s Apotheosis occurs at the end of third act rather than at the end of the second act.