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The Best Keanu Reeves Movies 

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This is a list of the best Keanu Reeves movies, ranked best to worst - with movie trailers when available.  His highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, but Keanu Reeves is best known for his performance as Neo in The Matrix series. Still, his filmography contains a wide range of dramas, comedies and action movies, like Speed, Point Break, My Own Private Idaho, and The Devil's Advocate. The order of this top Keanu Reeves movies list is decided by how many votes each film receives, so only his most highly rated movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Keanu Reeves movies?," "What are the greatest Keanu Reeves roles of all time?," and "Are Keanu Reeve's most recent movies as good as his early ones?" If you think the most worthy Keanu Reeves role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

And if you are a fan of Keanu Reeves' action films, you might also like our list of best Laurence Fishburne movies and best Sandra Bullock movies.

Ron Howard and Brian Robbins have both worked with Keanu Reeves over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If Keanu Reeves movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Adam Sandler and Kate Beckinsale too.

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John Wick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
rebecca-driggers added Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Adrianne Palicki

Released: 2014

Directed by: Chad Stahelski, David Leitch

John Wick is a 2014 American action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch. Starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Bridget Moynahan, Dean ...more

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The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

Released: 1999

Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

The Matrix is a 1999 American-Australian science fiction action film written and directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe ...more

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Point Break is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

Released: 1991

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Point Break is a 1991 American action film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Lori Petty and Gary Busey. The title refers to the surfing term point break, where ...more

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Speed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

Released: 1994

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Speed is a 1994 American action film directed by Jan de Bont in his feature film directorial debut. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton, and Jeff Daniels. A ...more

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Constantine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf

Released: 2005

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

Constantine is a 2005 American supernatural action-thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence as his feature film directorial debut, starring Keanu Reeves as John Constantine, with Rachel Weisz, ...more

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The Devil's Advocate is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves

Released: 1997

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

The Devil's Advocate is a 1997 American mystery thriller film based on Andrew Neiderman's novel of the same name. It is directed by Taylor Hackford and stars Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, and ...more

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Bill & Ted's Excelle... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin

Released: 1989

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John Wick: Chapter 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
John Wick: Chapter 2 Keanu Reeves, Common, Laurence Fishburne

Released: 2017

Directed by: Chad Stahelski

John Wick: Chapter 2 is a 2017 action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad. It is a sequel to the 2014 film John Wick. Legendary hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) ...more
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The Matrix Reloaded is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith

Released: 2003

Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

The Matrix Reloaded is a 2003 American science fiction action film, the first sequel to The Matrix, and the second installment in The Matrix trilogy, written and directed by The Wachowski ...more

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The Replacements is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau filmography

Released: 2000

Directed by: Howard Deutch

The Replacements is a 2000 American sports comedy film directed by Howard Deutch. It stars Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, and Brooke Langton.

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The Matrix Revolutions ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith

Released: 2003

Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

The Matrix Revolutions is a 2003 American science fiction action film and the third installment of The Matrix trilogy. The film was released six months following The Matrix Reloaded. The film ...more

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47 Ronin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Released: 2013

Directed by: Carl Rinsch

47 Ronin is a 2013 American fantasy action film depicting a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of masterless samurai in 18th-century Japan who avenged their lord, in ...more

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Replicas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve, Thomas Middleditch

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jeffrey Nachmanoff

Replicas is a 2019 American science fiction thriller film directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff. In a Christofascist collectivist future, a daring synthetic biologist (Keanu Reeves), after a car ...more
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The Lake House is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

Released: 2006

Directed by: Alejandro Agresti

The Lake House is a 2006 American romantic drama directed by Alejandro Agresti and starring Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock and Christopher Plummer. It was written by David Auburn. The film is a ...more

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Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

Released: 1992

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

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Bill & Ted's Bogus J... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier

Released: 1991

Directed by: Peter Hewitt

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Street Kings is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans

Released: 2008

Directed by: David Ayer

Street Kings is a 2008 American action thriller film directed by David Ayer, and starring Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans, Common and The Game. It was released in ...more

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A Walk in the Clouds is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Debra Messing, Anthony Quinn

Released: 1995

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

A Walk in the Clouds is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Alfonso Arau and starring Keanu Reeves, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Giancarlo Giannini, and Anthony Quinn. Written ...more

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Hardball is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, Michael B. Jordan

Released: 2001

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Hardball is a 2001 American dramedy film directed by Brian Robbins. It stars Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane and D. B. Sweeney. The screenplay by John Gatins is based on the book Hardball: A Season in ...more

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Something's Gotta Give ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Jack Nicholson, Keanu Reeves, Diane Keaton

Released: 2003

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

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The Day the Earth Stood ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves, Jon Hamm

Released: 2008

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

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Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard

Released: 1989

Directed by: Ron Howard

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John Wick: Chapter 3 - P... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ruby Rose

Released: 2019

Directed by: Chad Stahelski

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Johnny Mnemonic is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Keanu Reeves, Ice-T, Henry Rollins

Released: 1995

Directed by: Robert Longo

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Sweet November is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Keanu Reeves Movies
Charlize Theron, Keanu Reeves, Lauren Graham

Released: 2001

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Sweet November is a 2001 romantic drama film starring Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron, reuniting the actors after their previous appearance as husband and wife in The Devil's Advocate. The film ...more

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