Keanu Reeves Then and Now: His 8 Most Excellent Movies
While bitterly admitting that he is a lonely man, Keanu Reeves does not allow his troubles to affect his work. Movies of Keanu Reeves still gradually come out and are received enough media attention, which could consolidate his A-list star status. Let’s take a look at 8 super products that can’t be missed in Keanu Reeves’ collection!
Film director, actor, music producer, and filmmaker are how people call Keanu Reeves. He is a 55-year-old man who has achieved a brilliant career and was engraved with his name on Hollywood Boulevard.
It could be said that the life of “John Wick” was like a movie. He grew up in an unstable family and had an early debuting. Besides, Keanu constantly faced personal tragedies such as loss of children and the leaving of girlfriend in an accident. He is still single until now.
Keanu Reeves’ fans are not surprised at the image of his idol with messy hair and careless clothes. He often appears alone on the street. While bitterly admitting that he is a lonely man, Keanu Reeves does not allow his troubles to affect his work. Movies of Keanu Reeves still gradually come out and are received enough media attention, which could consolidate his A-list star status. Let’s take a look at 8 super products that can’t be missed in Keanu Reeves’ collection!
1. The Matrix (1999 – 2004)
This movie quickly became a blockbuster and almost wrote an anecdote about slow-motion recording mode, giving viewers a new and exciting feeling on each scene. Besides, a plot twist was also the key for this movie to cause a global storm.
John Wick 1-2-3 (2014 – 2019)
“Never poke at a former killer” was the clearest message of John Wick, which was still a brand name of Keanu Reeves. Without delving into personal tragedies or complicated details, John Wick exploited the appeal of choking action scenes and violent hand-to-hand combat. The leading role just had a few scripts. All the actor needed to do was to fight on each frame.
If The Matrix ranked first on the cryptic scenario among the Keanu Reeves’ movies, then surely the number two position belonged to Constantine. In this movie, his co-star was Rachel Weisz, who had created great chemical reactions with Keanu Reeves. The central character of Constantine was the detective with the ability to identify the essence inside each person.
Point Break (1991)
The success of Point Break did not come from the script. In fact, the content of the police destroying criminal gangs was not new. So it may be successful thanks to the spectacular action scenes with the “golden triangle” including Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, and Gary Busey. The film burned the summer of 1991 with hot scenes on the beach of the cast and became the inspiration for the blockbuster seriesbFast and Furious.
1994 was a lucky year for Keanu Reeves’ movies to appear. Participating in director Jan de Bont’s debut work was an unexpected success. In the movie, Keanu Reeves teamed up with “Miss FBI” Sandra Bullock to rescue the bomb car. Their choking journey stirred the box office, and brought back two Oscar gold statues. The movie also made investors smile happily when it reached a profit of 10 times the budget.
The fame and commercial success of Speed officially brought Keanu Reeves to A rank in Hollywood. Later in an interview, the actor admitted he had fallen in love with Bullock when filming Speed. If only Keanu had confessed, then Hollywood might have had a nice couple now.
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
After the success of Speed and becoming a phenomenon among action movies, Keanu Reeves decided to try in a romance film. It was hard to imagine that this muscular male actor could be so romantic and dreamy by Aitana Shanchez. They wrote a love story in a simple but profound countryside. Besides a deep script, A Walk in the Clouds also scored by the great soundtrack, which won the Golden Globe Award for the category “Best original soundtrack”, and received a nomination for “The Best Kiss”.
The Lake House (2006)
The reunion of Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves brought 115 million dollars to the revenue. It also received many compliments from the public with many compliments. Fortunately, this romantic movie proved that his acting was not so stiff. In the movie, Keanu Reeves was working with his secret crush one more time.
The plot revolved around the love of two people living in two different timelines. They knew each other through cohesion and then understood and naturally fell in love with each other. Without romantic scenes or any brain-twisting plot, The Lake House was a beautiful and quiet love song.
The Whole Truth (2016)
After the failure of Knock Knock 2015, fortunately Keanu accepted the talented Hollywood film director Courtney Hunt to join her second film project.
The Whole Truth revolved around the process of finding the truth for lawyer Richard Ramsey’s client. The genre of this movie was a crime drama. Although the plot was not new, the film successfully brought viewers from one surprise to another one with an impressive ending.