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Keanu Reeves

No matter what life threw his way, Keanu Reeves proved to be a real-life superstar, be it his tragic childhood, teenage challenges, or love life. The tragic life of Keanu Reeves made him an ever-inspirational ultimate star.

He is a lethal combination of a highly alluring and indomitable personality with a multifaceted talent. Despite being a well-known film star, his random generous acts, such as anonymous donations, giving up his salary for co-actors, and being respectful of women, make him an offbeat star.

The versatile actor appeared in around 79 movies and embarked on his journey with One Step Away in 1985. In the same year, he performed in movies like the crime film River’s Edge and the television films Babes in Toyland, Act of Vengeance, and Brotherhood of Justice. Reeves is among the most demanding actors in Hollywood and famous for his hard work.

He has experimented with various genres, including sci-fi, horror, drama, action, romance, and comedy. Furthermore, he has played diverse roles in his decades-long film career.

Here are some high-ranking movies by Keanu Reeves.

Always Be My Maybe (2019)

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Always Be My MayBe (2019)

  • IMDb Rating 6.8/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating 89%

  Always be my maybe is directed by Nahnatchka Khan. The film features the catchy chemistry between the two takes on the friends-to-lover formula. It’s a splendid rom-com Hollywood movie. The sweet love story revolves around childhood friends Sasha (Ali Wong), a famous chef, and Marcus (Randall Park).

The movie beautifully depicts the idea of a double-date by Sasha. The amusing Reeves is a cherry on the top as he committed his cameo and shows his funny side as Sasha’s new crush in the movie.

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Constantine (2005)

  • IMDb Rating0/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating 46%

A superhero in action with his cross-shaped shotgun and holy water on his journey to confront the mysterious evil forces leaves the audience thrilled. Constantine is an American action-horror movie starring Keanu Reeves as John Constantine, a supernatural being who fights demons through his mystical powers. Who helps a policewoman Angela Dodson (Rachel Weisz), solve the mystery of her identical twin sister Isabel.

The story is based on the DC comics Hellblazer comic book, which illustrates the traditional catholic views of God and Satan and manifests the concept of heaven and hell. There are also some groundbreaking adaptations in the storyline from “Dangerous Habits.”

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My Own Private Idaho (1991)

  • IMDb Rating 7/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating 80%

Gus Van Scant’s late 90’s movie, My Own Private Idaho, is an adventure drama film that pertains to Shakespeare’s play Henry IV: Part I and II. The story centers around two friends, Mike Waters (River Phoenix), who is portrayed as a streetwalker and an emotionally complex character. While Scott Favor (Keanu Reeves) showed up as a rebellious son of his father, the mayor of Portland.

The two set out on a journey of self-actualization and pursuit of fulfillment. The entire movie is picturized as a dream and focuses on the characters’ deep emptiness.  Both actors carried out their roles wonderfully and naturally.

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Bill & Ted Excellent Adventure (1989)

  • IMDb Rating 6.9/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating 82%

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure is a science fiction with a perfect blend of comedy depicting the bubbliness and goofiness of the characters Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves), who received the time-machine from Rufus (George Carlin), a time travelling mentor from the future community.

Both friends embarked on gathering the essential figures to complete their history project. The movie is filled with adventure and thrills with witty content. Keanu and Alex both proved to be the right fit for the characters.

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Point Break (1991)

  • IMDb Rating 7.2/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating 71%

Point Break is an offbeat action movie of the early 90s with a similar story plot to Fast and Furious. The story is about FBI agent Johny Utah (Keanu Reeves), who disguises his identity to trap a great crew of bank robbers and surfers led by Bodhi (Patrick Swayze). The plot intensifies when Johny Utha falls in love with Bodhi’s ex-girlfriend, a gang supporter and surfer, Tylor (Lory Petty).

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Speed (1994)

  • IMDb Rating 7.3/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating 94%

 Speed is a mixture of action, mystery and thriller and is one of the megahit projects of its era directed by Jan de Bont. It features police officer Jack (Keanu Reeves) and Howard Payne (Dennis Hopper).

The two pits in a death match when vengeful Payne Puts a bomb in a public bus, and it has to speed above 50mph to be saved from the blast. The special effects, stunts and of course outstanding performance of Keanu Reeves made the movie an Oscar-winning hit.

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John Wick: (2014)

  • IMDb Rating 7.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating 86%

If you are fond of action thriller movies, then Chad Stahelski’s John Wick is a perfect choice for you. The story plot involves the legendary hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves), who backs out from the underworld when he marries the love of his life Helen.

But the story takes a new turn when shortly after her death, the puppy gets gunshot by Losef (Alfie Allen), a thug, which leads him to seek revenge as it was the last present of his late wife. Chapter two is followed by the continuation of the same story.

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The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

  • IMDb Rating 7.5/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating 64%

 The Devil’s Advocate is a hybrid genre film directed by Tylor Hackford, based on the story of a novel by Andrew Neiderman, an American suspense drama blending in supernatural horror and mystery with a touch of a psychological thriller.

The story is about Kevin Lomax (Keanu Reeves), an ambitious Florida-based lawyer who accepts a high-profile job offer from New York’s criminal law firm led by a barbarous autocrat John Milton (Al Pacino). When Kevin surpasses, he makes a great breakthrough of his mentor’s ugly realities and sinister plans to spread evil beyond the tribune. Soon he tends realize that he has become the devil’s advocate.

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The Matrix (1999)

  • IMDb Rating7/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating 88%

The Matrix is among the highest-rated American science fiction movie of Keanu Reeves. The story is about a programmer Neo (Keanu Reeves), who is simply a geek, who is often curious about the phrase The Matrix and finally makes a breakthrough that the cyborg will undermine humanity—the movie features Neo in the battle of martial arts against Agent Smith.

The kinetic moves and visual effects are the value added, and the Matrix set a new trend for sci-fiction films with this unique concept.


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