after the final Matrix movie was released, interest
levels are still high as evidenced by a high level of searches on major
search engines. A definite cult-like following for the Matrix Trilogy
has definitely developed.
for these movies has also been huge. The
movie spawned several video games, a 10 disc DVD collection, a
sunglasses line, in addition to the typical toy and action figure line.
The movies have rabid fans who will buy anything that has the Matrix
name on it and who have spent countless hours trying to decipher the
religious and philosophical messages in the movies.
While a lot
of time has been spent by Star Wars
enthusiasts on developing additional background and back-story, the
same is true of the Matrix movies. One need only look at the Ultimate
Matrix Collection which includes several additional DVDs that help
explain the entire story of the Matrix in addition to the three DVDs of
worldwide gross on the trilogy of movies is
$1,623,967,842, making the Matrix Trilogy one of the most successful
trilogies of all time. The original three Star Wars movies have made
$1,788,879,251 in worldwide gross revenues.
parallels to the Star Wars movies don t end
there. While Star Wars was known for it s ground breaking special
effects back in 1979, the first Matrix movie was ground breaking bullet
time special effects which is now a common effect seen in action movies.
Matrix still has a long ways to go in proving
that it can remain popular like Star Wars has all these years, so far
early numbers indicate that the Matrix movies will stay popular for
many years even if no new movies are ever released.
and watch Matrix movies, a great movies
that have unique adventure that
is both terrifying and enthralling.