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The Matrix Transcript Part 02
Neo: Yeah. Wow, that sound like a really good deal. But I think I got a better one. How about I give you the finger -
In Mr. Rhineheart's office:
Mr. Rhineheart: You have a problem with authority, Mr. Anderson. You believe that you are special, that somehow the rules do not apply to you. Obviously you are mistaken. This company is one of the top software companies in the world because every single employee understands that they are part of a whole. Thus, if an employee has a problem, the company has a problem. The time has come to make a choice, Mr. Anderson. Either you choose to be at your desk on time from this day forth, or you choose to find yourself another job. Do I make myself clear?
Neo: Yes, Mr. Rhineheart. Perfectly clear.
In Neo's office cubicle:
FedEx man: Thomas Anderson?
Neo: Yeah, that's me.
FedEx man: Ok. Great. Have a nice day.
Morpheus: Hello, Neo. Do you know who this is?
Morpheus: Yes. I've been looking for you, Neo. I don't know if you're ready to see what I want to show you, but unfortunately you and I have run out of time. They're coming for you, Neo, and I don't know what they're going to do.
Neo: Who's coming for me?
Morpheus: Stand up and see for yourself.
Neo: What, right now.
Morpheus: Yes. Now. Do it slowly. The elevator.
Neo: Oh, shit.
Neo: What the hell do they want from me?
Morpheus: I don't know, but if you don't want to find out I suggest you get out of there.
Morpheus: I can guide you but you must do exactly as I say.
Morpheus: The cubicle across from you is empty.
Neo: But what if they -
Morpheus: Go, now. Stay here for just a moment. When I tell you, go to the end of the row, to the office at the end of the hall. Stay as low as you can. Go, now. Good. Now, outside there is a scaffold.
Neo: How do you know all this?
Morpheus: We don't have time, Neo. To your left there's a window. Go to it. Open it. You can use the scaffold to get to the roof.
Neo: No way. No way. This is crazy.
Morpheus: There are two ways out of this building. One is that scaffold, the other is in their custody. You take a chance either way. I leave it to you.
Neo: This is insane. Why is this happening to me? What did I do? I'm nobody. I didn't do anything. I'm gonna die. Shit. I can't do this.
On the street:
Agent Smith: As you can see, we've had our eye on you for some time now, Mr. Anderson. It seems that you've been living two lives. In one life, you're Thomas A. Anderson, program writer for a respectable software company, you have a social security number, you pay your taxes, and you help your landlady carry out her garbage. The other life is lived in computers, where you go by the hacker alias Neo and are guilty of virtually every computer crime we have a law for. One of these lives has a future, and one of them does not. I'm going to be as forthcoming as I can be, Mr. Anderson. You're here because we need your help. We know that you've been contacted by a certain individual, a man who calls himself Morpheus. Now whatever you think you know about this man is irrelevant. He is considered by many authorities to be the most dangerous man alive. My colleagues believe that I am wasting my time with you but I believe that you wish to do the right thing. We're willing to wipe the slate clean, give you a fresh start and all that we're asking in return is your cooperation in bringing a known terrorist to justice.
Agent Smith: Uhm.
Neo: - and you give me my phone call.
Agent Smith: Uhm, Mr. Anderson. You disappoint me.
Neo: You can't scare me with this Gestapo crap. I know my rights. I want my phone call.
Agent Smith: Tell me, Mr. Anderson, what good is a phone call if you're unable to speak... You're going to help us, Mr. Anderson, whether you want to or not.
On the phone in Neo's apartment:
Morpheus: This line is tapped, so I must be brief. They got to you first, but they've underestimated how important you are. If they knew what I know, you would probably be dead.
Neo: What are you talking about. What, what is happening to me?
Morpheus: You are the One, Neo. You see you may have spent the last few years looking for me, but I've spent my entire life looking for you. Now do you still want to meet?
Morpheus: Then go to the Adam Street Bridge.
On the street:
Trinity: Get in.
In the car:
Neo: What the hell is this?
Trinity: It's necessary, Neo. For our protection.
Neo: From what.
Trinity: From you. Take off your shirt.
Switch: Stop the car. Listen to me, Copper-top. We don't have time for twenty questions. Right now there's only one rule, our way or the highway.
Trinity: Please, Neo. You have to trust me.
Trinity: Because you have been down there, Neo. You know that road. You know exactly where it ends. And I know that's not where you want to be. Apoc, lights. Lie back, lift up your shirt.
Neo: What is that thing?
Trinity: We think you're bugged. Try and relax. Come on. Come on.
Switch: It's on the move.
Trinity: Oh, shit.
Switch: You're gonna loose it.
Trinity: No I'm not. Clear.
Neo: Oh God, Jesus Christ, that thing is real!