Keanu Reeves: we celebrate his 58 years with movies

The renowned actor Keanu Reeves arrived at no less than 58 springs this August 2. Keanu Charles Reeves was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and began his career at age nine in the stage production “Damn Yankees.”

Interested in breaking into the industry, he made his television debut in an episode of “Hangin’ In.” In the early 1980s, he appeared in commercials (including one for Coca-Cola). He also appeared in short films and stage work such as Brad Fraser’s cult hit “Wolfboy” in Toronto. In 1984, he was a correspondent for the Canadian youth program «Broadcasting Corporation TV Going Grea».

The performer is preparing to continue to amaze the world with his performances. We celebrate and celebrate his career with some of his films.

“The Devil’s Advocate”, 1997

The drama, whose original title is “The Devil’s Advocate”, is a 1997 American supernatural horror film directed by Taylor Hackford and starring Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino and Charlize Theron.

The artist got into the skin of Kevin Lomax, a prestigious litigator who ends up working for John Milton (Al Pacino), the owner of a bar association who is not what he seems and whose wife, Mary Ann (Theron), begins to be tormented by strange paranormal events. This is another of the classics of this actor that do not go out of style.

“The Matrix”, 1999

This film marked an after for the actor. “The Matrix” became one of the biggest influences on the science fiction genre for its plot and complexity, something Keanu Reeves contributed to as the incomparable Neo.

The themes of technology, destiny, freedom, will, the always fragile reality and the constant struggle that humanity lives to solve its own dilemmas are intertwined in history.

As a curious fact, Reeves was not the first choice to play Neo, and it is that the creators of the saga, Lana and Lilly Wachowski, admitted that their first choice was Will Smith, but that he rejected their offer because he did not understand the concept and wanted to give preference to the film «Wild Wild West».

«Maximum speed», 1994

“Speed” (“Maximum speed”) is one of the most classic tapes of the nineties that do not go out of style.

The actor plays Jack Traven, a police officer who must stop a metropolitan bus in which a psychopath planted a bomb, which will explode if the vehicle drops below 80 kilometers per hour.

A passenger named Annie (Sandra Bullock) must take over driving the vehicle, while Jack tries to find a solution to save the passengers. Here the famous act showed that he had everything to be an action hero and generate special sympathy with the audience.

«Constantine», 2005

“Constantine” is a film that combines angels and demons, with an almost horror setting, Keanu Reeves, who plays John Constantine, a man who can see demons.

The synopsis notes that Constantine exorcises demons back to Hell, in an attempt to curry favor with the Heavens, something that has become a full-time job. On the verge of dying (due to lung cancer caused by his addiction to cigarettes), Constantine decides to help a police detective, Angela Dodson- Isabel Dodson (Rachel Weisz), whose sister committed suicide by jumping off the roof of the hospital where she was staying. secluded.

During the investigation she learns the truth about her sister’s death, while simultaneously unraveling a much larger and darker plot.

“John Wick”, 2014, 2017 and 2019

Here the famous actor debuted in martial arts. In the saga, Reeves demonstrates total handling of weapons and experience in hand-to-hand combat.

The plot of this saga centers on John Wick (Reeves), a legendary hitman who has retired until a gang invades his home, steals his car and kills the puppy given to him by his late wife Helen. This sets him on a path of revenge, setting off a series of events that leads to him being hunted by a large section of the criminal underworld.

«John Wick 4» the story of the legendary assassin is not over yet. According to the information, the new installment of ‘John Wick’ will be the longest in the saga to date. Keanu Reeves will return to the skin of the character in 2023.

Keanu Reeves: we celebrate his 58 years with movies