The Matrix Revolutions is a 2003 American science fiction action film written and directed by the Wachowskis. [a] It was the third installment of The Matrix film franchise, released six months following The Matrix Reloaded. The film was released simultaneously in 60 countries on November 5, 2003. While being the final entry in the original trilogy of the series, the Matrix storyline is continued in The Matrix Online. It was the first live-action feature film to be released in both regular and IMAX theaters at the same time. Despite having a mixed reception from critics, the film grossed $427. 3 million worldwide. A fourth film is in development, with production set to begin in February 2020.