On his 56th birthday, let’s go through 3 movies of Keanu Reeves which are totally incomparable.
Keanu Charles Reeves, a Canadian actor, author, comic book writer, director and musician born on 2nd September 1964 is celebrating his 56th birthday today.
He is well known for his acting roles in movies like The Matrix, Speed, John Wick and Constantine. Throughout his acting career, he has many roles with his signature characters such Neo in The Matrix, JohnWick, Klaatu in The day the Earth Stood Still and many others.
Over his many remarkable roles, Keanu Reeves’ most incomparable 3 characters are:
“Neo” from The Matrix
The Matrix is a science fiction action film written and directed by the Wanchowskis. Through all the 3 movies (The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolution) Keanu Reeves portrays the Character Neo (aka Thomas Anderson) is a computer programmer who later finds about the reality of his world and became the hero of the people of the city of Zion. He then realizes his purpose, which is to defeat the machines who harvests the humans bioelectric power, keeping them pacified in the Matrix, a shared simulated reality modeled after the world.
“John Wick” from JohnWick
The movie is an American neo-noir action thriller directed by Chad Stahelsk. It Stars Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, John Leguizamo. JohnWick: Chapter 1 is the first installment in the JohnWick film series.
Keanu Reeves plays the role of John Wick, a former hitman who returns to the underworld he tried to leave behind after he found his women. He is later forced to return to his true self as a hitman after his car gets stolen and his pet, which was his only companion after his wife’s demise,killed by a mobster. He then goes after the mobster.
“Jack Traven” from Speed
Speed is an American action thriller film released in 1994 directed by Jan de Bont. Keanu Reeves plays the iconic character Jack Traven, who is a LAPD SWAT bomb defusal unit officer. JAck Traven is tangled in a situation created by an extortionist bomber. The extortionist bomber Howard Payne played by Dennis Hopper rigs a bus full of people with bombs. He then put Jack Traven into the bus to make his life miserable.
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In contrast to the plans of the bomber, Jack rescues the people in the bus heroically and later kills the bomber in a fight over the top of a moving train.