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The Matrix franchise makes an enormous number of cultural references inspired from a wide array of sources. While it may be impossible to list all of them, partial lists of both the inspirations and real-world phenomena mentioned in the films, cartoons, games and comics follow.


In-Universe references[]

Possible References[]

While never explicitly stated here is a list of possible references:

  • "One-Adam-12" officer over radio [9]

See also[]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Follow Instructions", The Matrix
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Choices... and a Cookie" , The Matrix
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "The Oracle", The Matrix Reloaded
  4. Miller, Mark (November 11, 2003). "Matrix Revelations". Wired News. Archived from the original on July 24, 2012. Retrieved October 20, 2018.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Follow Instructions", The Matrix
  6. "Morpheus' Proposal" , The Matrix
  7. "The Question", The Matrix
  8. The Matrix. Directed by The Wachowskis, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc, 1999.
  9. "Trucks Amuck", The Matrix Reloaded