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Every Keanu Reeves Character, Ranked

Keanu Reeves has had a more interesting career than people give him credit for. Let’s see his filmography.

Honorable Mentions-

Tom Ludlow in Street Kings

William Foster in Replicas

Richard Ramsey in The Whole Truth

Evan Webber in Knock Knock

Johnny in Johnny Mnemonic

20. Perry Lyman in Thumbsucker

The movie had a weird plot of thumbsucking addiction. Perry is a character overflowing with genuine kindness. He’s one of the few people in the movie who’s honest about his own shortcomings.

20. Perry Lyman in Thumbsucker The movie had a weird plot of thumbsucking addiction. Perry is a character overflowing with genuine kindness. He's one of the few people in the movie who's honest about his own shortcomings.
Perry Lyman

19. Donaka Mark in Man of Tai Chi

Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut was better than expected.

19. Donaka Mark in Man of Tai Chi Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut was better than expected.
Donaka Mark

18. Frank in Destination Wedding

The movie bombed, but Keanu and Winona Ryder’s chemistry was flawless.

18. Frank in Destination Wedding The movie bombed, but Keanu and Winona Ryder's chemistry was flawless.
Frank

17. Constantine in Constantine

DC character fighting demonic souls was a good change in pace for Keanu.

17. Constantine in Constantine DC character fighting demonic souls was a good change in pace for Keanu. Keanu Reeves
Constantine

16. Kevin Lomax in The Devil’s Advocate

Lomax is an undefeated lawyer working in a new firm operated by the devil himself.

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Kevin Lomax

15. Julian Mercer in Something’s Gotta Give

Keanu was the necessary “guy on the side,” so that movie could drop him to give the lead actors an elaborate romantic ending. Diane Keaton drops him for a 60-year-old Jack Nicholson!

15. Julian Mercer in Something's Gotta Give Keanu was the necessary "guy on the side," so that movie could drop him to give the lead actors an elaborate romantic ending.
Julian Mercer

14. Alex Wyler in The Lake House

Keanu has struggled with romance, but The Lake House was a great fit for him as it was sci-fi mixed with elements of romance. Moreover, he worked amazingly well with Sandra Bullock.

14. Alex Wyler in The Lake House Keanu Reeves has struggled with romance, but The Lake House was a great fit for him as it was sci-fi mixed with elements of romance. Moreover, he worked amazingly well with Sandra Bullock.
Alex Wyler

13. Matt in River’s Edge

In a murderous setting, Keanu plays God’s honest man. Of course, that can’t go well, right?

13. Matt in River's Edge In a murderous setting, Keanu Reeves plays God's honest man. Of course, that can't go well, right?
Matt

12. Jonathan Harker in Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Keanu Reeves is a solicitor who has taken Dracula as a client. So he can’t be associated with normal people as a lawyer, huh?

12. Jonathan Harker in Bram Stroker's Dracula Keanu Reeves is a solicitor who has taken Dracula as a client. So he can't be associated with normal people as a lawyer, huh?
Jonathan Harker

11. Don John in Much Ado About Nothing

Keanu in a serious role like this was a little new, quoting Shakesperian quotes with a hint of sadness and rumination.

11. Don John in Much Ado About Nothing Keanu in a serious role like this was a little new, quoting Shakesperian quotes with a hint of sadness and rumination.
Don John

10. Nelson Moss in Sweet November

A woman just off the street asks Keanu to live with her for a month, and his life will change. Uhhh….

10. Nelson Moss in Sweet November A woman just off the street asks Keanu to live with her for a month, and his life will change. Uhhh….
Nelson Moss

9. Scott Favor in My Own Private Idaho

The chemistry between long-time best friends Reeves and River Phoenix is terrific.

9. Scott Favor in My Own Private Idaho The chemistry between long-time best friends Reeves and River Phoenix is terrific, gentle, and sweet.
Scott Favor

8. Himself in Always be my Maybe

This was a cameo done right.

8. Himself in Always be My Maybe This was a cameo done right.
Himself

7. Donnie Barksdale in The Gift

Donnie Barksdale is a closeted monster played exceptionally by Keanu Reeves. He was the most constantly good thing in the movie.

7. Donnie Barksdale in The Gift Donnie Barksdale is a closeted monster played exceptionally by Keanu Reeves. He was the most constantly good thing in the movie.
Donnie Barksdale

6. Jack Tavern in Speed

A classic movie about a bomb on a bus rigged to go off after a certain speed. Keanu Reeves pairs effortlessly with Sandra Bullock.

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Jack Tavern

5. Johnny Utah in Point Break

Jonny. Utah. Is. An. FBI. Agent. The duality in his character of a lost boy is something still fresh to see.

5. Johnny Utah in Point Break Jonny. Utah. Is. An. FBI. Agent. And a great one, mind you. The duality in his character of a lost boy is something still fresh to see.
Johnny Utah

4. Bob Arctor in A Scanner Darkly

Keanu Reeves plays a futuristic undercover cop when the world has lost its war on drugs. Keanu’s tone and pacing give Bob a great character arc in this animated film.

4. Bob Arctor in A Scanner Darkly Keanu Reeves plays a futuristic undercover cop when the world has lost its war on drugs. Keanu's tone and pacing give Bob a great character arc in this animated film.
Bob Arctor

3. Ted in Bill & Ted Franchise

Keanu Reeves connects with Ted’s outwardly gregarious and inwardly sweet but melancholy sides with exceptional ease. Still a classic!

3. Ted in Bill & Ted Franchise Keanu Reeves connects with Ted's outwardly gregarious and inwardly sweet but melancholy sides with exceptional ease. Still a classic!
Ted

2. John Wick in John Wick Frachise

Another role absolutely perfect for Keanu. From Matrix, he got praise and applause, but from John Wick, he earned respect of the film industry and audiences alike.

2. John Wick in John Wick Frachise Another role absolutely perfect for Keanu. From Matrix, he got praise and applause, but from John Wick, he earned respect of the film industry and audiences alike.
John Wick

1. Neo in Matrix franchise

It’s like he was born to be Neo in Matrix. Keanu Reeves became a household name after the first movie in the franchise.

1. Neo in Matrix franchise It's like he was born to be Neo in Matrix. Keanu Reeves became a household name after the first movie in the franchise.
Neo

 

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