• Released in 1999, The Matrix has gone on to be a popular piece of pop culture. 1 / 8

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  • A scene where Morpheus tells protagonist Neo about the Matrix's existence has become particularly popular. 2 / 8

  • It's believed Morpheus said the line "What if I told you" because that line is part of a popular meme. 3 / 8

  • Fans have discovered the line was never said by Morpheus or any other character in the 1999 film. 4 / 8

  • It's believed the "What if I told you line" is a spin on either a line in or the essential truth of Morpheus' speech to Neo. 5 / 8

  • Some fans have discussed if the line really did exist, attributing it to the Mandela Effect. 6 / 8

  • It's not that supernatural. The meme's creator found a way to repurpose the scene into a funny and succinct line. 7 / 8

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