If you don’t know who Keanu Reeves is then you must be living under a rock. With his latest summer blockbuster movie John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Keanu has firmly established himself as one of Hollywood’s top actors. After starring in over 50 movies, it seemed like a good time to rank his top 5 movies, according to the audience’s opinion. This ranking is not based upon what the critics have written. It’s based upon what you, the audience, the true critics, have thought of Reeves’ movies.
5. The Devil’s Advocate (1997)
Keanu (Kevin Lomax) plays an attorney who moves to the Big Apple to join a law firm in Manhattan, that’s led by John Milton (Al Pacino). His mother warns him not to because she considers New York City to be a place where “demons” dwell. Kevin finds great success while at the same time, his wife, Mary Ann (Charlize Theron) and himself are tempted onto a more sinister path. The question is, whether he working for Satan now?
4. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Chapter 2 in the John Wick series has John (Keanu Reeves) coming out of retirement because a former associate takes over an international assassin’s organization, and seeks Wick’s help. John must help him because he has been bound by a blood oath. This leads him into a war with the world’s best assassins. Let the carnage begin!
3. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Based upon Francois Choderlos de Laclos’ 1782 novel, Dangerous Liaisons revolves around a wager between Marquise de Marteuil (Glenn Close) and her former lover, Vicomte de Valmont (John Malkovitch). The bet is whether Valmont can seduce the virginal Cecile de Volanges (Uma Thurman) before she is married. Valmont ups the stakes by offering to bed a married and moral Madame de Tourvel (Michelle Pfeiffer). Reeves plays Cecile’s music teacher (Chevalier Danceny) who Valmont attempts to convince into seducing the young lady.
2. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
In the third, and likely not the last installment of the John Wick series, Wick (Keanu Reeves) has a $14 million price tag on his head, and every assassin is out to cash in. Action packed from the beginning to the end, Parabellum shows Reeves at his best, while fighting to save his own life.
1. The Matrix (1999)
A computer hacker named Neo (Keanu Reeves) receives a message from a man named, Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) that turns his world upside down. He’s been living in an artificial world. Almost all of humanity is trapped within an alternate reality created by an artificial intelligence system. Morpheus seeks to free Neo because he believes Neo is “The One,” and the savior the world needs to defeat this Matrix.