The subject of Neo then fell to the side lines for other struggles until the arrival of The Oligarchs in Chapter 9. Goals Although the fate of Neo was never truly revealed in the MMORPG sequel, The Matrix Online, his influence nevertheless had a strong impact on several key events throughout the game. The Matrix is one of the greatest sci-fi movies of all time. The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture is one of the two 1999 soundtrack albums from the blockbuster film, ... "Prime Audio Soup", when the crew of Nebuchadnezzar are seen plugging into the Matrix for the first time with Neo in preparation for their visit with The Oracle. After a final visit to the Oracle, Neo learns it is not the approaching Sentinels that he should fear, but Smith, whose clones are multiplying and threaten to destroy both the Matrix and the real world. His antagonist is Smith, played by Hugo Weaving. Fully believing in his newfound powers, he effortlessly fends off Agent Smith before diving into the Agent's body and destroying it from within, causing the other two agents with him to run away. Neo is offered the choice to remain in his everyday life or to learn what the Matrix is. The next day, Neo begins his "training", becoming knowledgeable in many forms of combat and ship operations by having various training programs uploaded directly into his brain.  Neo is also an anagram of One, a reference to his destiny of being "The One" who would bring peace. Enemies Morpheus : How did I beat you? The redpills' distrust and organizational differences prove too much for any strong unity, so that a Shaper fell into the captivity of the false agents. Neo is rescued and his body is healed of the effects of his atrophy suffered in the power plant. Anderson's hacker alias Neo is an anagram for the One, a title which is used in the film to refer to Keanu Reeves' character. The scene where Neo goes to visit seraph and walks past a picture of the Sacred Heart as though Jesus is a made up figure of the Matrix, just another form of control. "Anderson" literally means "son of man" - which is how Jesus primarily referred to himself in the Gospels. Laurence Fishburne ... Morpheus 3. But when you're inside, you look around, what do you see? contains mature content that may include coarse language, sexual references, and/or graphic violent images which may be disturbing to some. For this, you have to watch the complete Matrix Trilogy starting from âThe Matrixâ (1999), âThe Matrix Reloadedâ (2003) and âThe Matrix Revolutionsâ (2003). Aside from this Neo remained a calm and apathetic demenour, nearly emotionless but had a degree of confidence. Becuase of this it was what prevented him from actually becoming The One but his mind did become free once while meeting another Potentional who was able to bend a spoon with his mind. Reaching the hard line, Morpheus and Trinity return to the real world, but Neo is trapped by Agent Smith. Occupation Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Neo, realizing that he can now sense the sentinel, stays behind, and is able to deactivate the Sentinels by a hitherto unknown ability. For people who understand the philosophy behind it, The Matrix serves as a wake-up call. His mother was Michelle McGahey (the name of the first film's art director) and his father was John Anderson. Coppertop is a slang for the Duracell Battery, which is the battery Morpheus shows to Neo as he explains how the human race became an energy sources. A former redpill rescued by Morpheus, Neo has a special destiny as The One who will save humanity. Neo encounters the Deus Ex Machina, a Machine construct, and offers Smith's destruction in exchange for a truce. After accepting he really is The One, he was not only granted flight and enhanced reflexes but Neo could actually see what would happen next in the Matrix. The one thing that truly was keeping him from unleashing his potentional was that he himself did not truly believe he was The One and his meeting with The Oracle seemed to confirm it. NeoTomThe OneMr. Entering the door, Neo finds himself confronted by the Architect, a program which created and designed The Matrix. https://hero.fandom.com/wiki/Neo?oldid=2073405, Will Smith, Nicholas Cage, Brad Pitt, David Duchovny, Tom Cruise, Ewan McGregor, Leonardo DiCaprio, the late Heath Ledger, John Cusack and Chris O'Donnell were all considered for the role of Neo. Friends/Allies One of the copies of Smith, having assimilated the Oracle, has become Neo's equal and therefore becomes his opponent. This would be the driving force behind Morpheus' descent into fanatical terrorism against the System in an attempt to force the Machines to reveal Neo's fate, ultimately leading to his assassination. Only Neo could have come back to life, and without Trinity (and only Trinity) Neo might not have been able to do it. Neo determines, through his new abilities of foresight, that in truth the Oracle's prophecy was correct in that The One was predetermined to return to the Source to stop the war. Neo finally learnt that he actually was The One after he was revived when Trinity confessed her love for him which was reciprocated. Thomas A. Anderson is a young and dissatisfied computer programmer who lives a double life online as "Neo", a skilled hacker for hire. Anderson (by Smith)The Anomaly (name for him given by the machines), The One (warrior)Software engineer (formerly, in the Matrix simulation), Highly Skilled HackerComputer ProgrammerSuperhuman StrengthSuperhuman SpeedEnhanced AgilityManipulationMartial ArtsHand-to-Hand CombatantSwordsmanshipMarksmanshipTelekinesisFlight, Being with TrinityFighting with Agent Smith. This could be from near the end of the movie when he learns how to use his powers. As the Oracle leaves, Agent Smith (now known simply as Smith) appears, and it is revealed that Neo had separated Smith from the rest of the Matrix code by shattering him, giving him a life independent of the machine's systems, and now the two share a "connection" to each other. Mature pages are recommended for those who are 18 years of age and older. Neo (born Thomas A. Anderson) is a redpill rescued by Morpheus and the crew of the Nebuchadnezzar.He has a special destiny as "The One", who will save humanity, free them from the Matrix, and end the Machine War. The Architect actually expected this as he was familiar that the human emotion, love overpowers all certifiable logic and reason. He is The One who is prophesied to liberate humanity from the chains that imprison them in their computer-generated illusion. Neo unloads two entire magazines of ammo on Jones only to see every one of them dodged effortlessly. Thomas Anderson / Neo The Matrix character [[File:|250px]] Neo in The Matrix Reloaded' Publication information Title The One First appearance The Matrix Created by Wachowski Brothers Portrayer Keanu Reeves (films), Information Aliases Neo Species Human Gender Male Occupation Hacker, The One (warrior), software engineer Family Michelle McGahey-Anderson (mother) John Anderson (father) In the beginning, scattered code fragments of Neo's "RSI" (Residual Self Image) were found on the bodies of the impostor Agents who appeared across the Mega City during Chapter 1.1 (later revealed to be Sentinels under the command of The General program). ", during the lobby shootout scene. First, however, he has to die - â¦ But until we do, these people are still a part of that system and that makes them our enemy. Building on the Oracle's previous explanations about the nature of choice, Neo learns that the Architect's assertion that his choice to save Trinity would inherently lead to the extinction of humankind was incorrect, due to his nature as a purely mathematical being. He and the crew are rescued by the hovercraft Mjolnir/Hammer, the crew of which are dealing with a mystery in the form of Bane, a crewmember from another ship, who is the only survivor of an ill-fated attack by the Zion fleet. He was portrayed as a cybercriminal and computer programmer by Keanu Reeves in The Matrix Trilogy, as well as having a cameo in The Animatrix short film Kid's Story. The Matrix Revolutions begins immediately after the events of the second movie. The Matrix 4 release date: when will it be released?. When kissed by Trinity, he comes back to life as The One; when the Agents try to kill him again, Neo makes their bullets freeze in mid-air and drops them to the ground. After refusing to co-operate with the agents, Neo has an electronic bug implanted within his Matrix-simulated body so that his actions can be tracked and those seeking to make contact from the free world can be traced and destroyed. A final message read: \"Knock Knocâ¦ Thomas Anderson has two separate lives and much of the dual life is lived by contrast. Using an armed chopper, Neo and Trinity successfully rescue Morpheus. Thomas A. Anderson, also known as Neo, is the main protagonist of The Matrix Trilogy. Julian Arahanga ... Apoc 9. Neo became even more unattathced and serious after the loss of his eyes and Trinity's death he showed suicidal tendencies, to the point where he didn't care if the Machines kill him once he had said his piece to them about Smith growing out of their control. Neo (real name Thomas A. Anderson, also known as The One, The Anomaly, and Mr. Anderson) is a fictional character and the protagonist of The Matrix franchise, as well as having a cameo in The Animatrix short film Kid's Story. 1. In ''The Matrix Reloaded,'' for example, Neo is chased through a room by a wall of flames. Trinity, seeing Neo die in the real world while his mind is still in the Matrix, tells his apparently lifeless body that the Oracle had foretold that she would fall in love with The One. One life, you're Thomas A. Anderson, program writer for a respectable software company. Trinity: The answer is out there, Neo, and it's looking for you, and it will find you if you want it to. The Matrix: Path of Neo combines aspects of the beat-'em-up and shooter genres. A record from Agent Smith's file on Anderson displaying basic facts about Anderson including his birthday and his early history. Dispensing with the long black trenchcoat and black shirt he wears at the conclusion of The Matrix, Neo now prefers a cassock with a high-rise mandarin collar. It is at this point that Neo displays the ability to heal/resurrect a person, as he reaches into her virtual body and restarts her heart. Despite not believing, he did come to terms with what the Matrix was and because of this he was able to rescue Morpheus and confront Smith, nearly succeeding. Alias However, as she was shot before she fell, she dies of her wounds. Neo skillfully engages Smith in combat, almost seeming to be Smith's equal. Keanu Reeves ... Neo 2. Agent Smith: Did you know that the first Matrix was designed to be a perfect human world?Where none suffered, where everyone would be happy. Family In The Matrix, Thomas Anderson sheds his disbelief and comes to accept that the Matrix is real and he is thereby "born again," and is referred to as "Neo." He was in reality a produce of choice, which makes him the opposite of his archenemy, Smith who only fought because he saw it happen and unlike Neo whose fate was in his own hands from the very beginning. To protect humanity and The Matrix from Agent Smith's tyranny (succeeded). Neo / Empire / www.empireonline.com", http://www.empireonline.com/100-greatest-movie-characters/default.asp?c=16, http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133093/trivia, The Matrix Trilogy: A Man-Machine Interface Perspective: a study of the trilogy from a strictly technological as opposed to philosophical viewpoint, The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture, The Matrix: Original Motion Picture Score, The Matrix Revolutions: Music from the Motion Picture, Enter the Matrix: Original Soundtrack from the Videogame, https://neoencyclopedia.fandom.com/wiki/Neo_(The_Matrix)?oldid=32341, Hacker, The One (warrior), software engineer. Do-Gooder This name carries several homages to Christian theology/mythology. The Matrix He is then contacted by Trinity, freed from the bug, and taken to meet Morpheus. Neo and Trinity are given the Logos, a hovercraft commanded by Morpheus's former lover, Niobe, in what seems to others as a suicidal journey to the Machine City. If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. He is also very conflicted after having constant dreams of Trinity falling to her death and later meeting with The Oracle who told him he would have to make a choice between saving Trintiy and Zion, which initially he refused to do but was told that he had no choice in the matter. Carrie-Anne Moss ... Trinity 4. He also receives further instruction from Morpheus on subjects such as "freeing his mind" from the restrictions of the Matrix and the existence of its Agents. Trinity, Morpheus, Persephone The Chosen OneMartyrThe Messiah, TomThe OneMr. She tells him that he has the "gift", but appeared to be waiting for something, and that in his present life he is not the one. Pursued by Smith and his fellow Agents, Neo is able to evade them and reach the location of the hard line, only to be ambushed and fatally shot by Smith. While asleep (inside the Matrix) at the beginning of the movie â one of Neoâs illicit computer searches revealed that Morpheus had eluded authorities at Heathrow airport. The Matrix (1999) Set in a dystopian future in which humanity is unknowingly trapped inside a simulated reality, the Matrix, created by thought-capable machines to distract humans while using their bodies as an â¦ During the first five centuries, he had pursued the five Ones but was unsuccessful. The very minds of the people we are trying to save. Smith, however, possesses the body of the driver and emerges from the train and Neo, realizing that he cannot win this fight, runs from the subway station. Neo then dies, his primary code being inserted into the Matrix which allows it to reboot. Having just completed a successful rescue mission in a building protected by heavily armed guards and agents, a feat never before achieved, Morpheus takes this as evidence confirming that Neo is indeed The One, dismissing the Oracle's words by saying that she merely told Neo what he needed to hear. In Chapter 1.2, Morpheus states that though the Machines never returned Neo's physical remains (Neo's body in the real world) to Zion, they did not "recycle" them: a reference to the first film, in which Morpheus tells Neo that the machines liquefy deceased occupants of the Matrix to provide organic sustenance for its living inhabitants. 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