15 Best Keanu Reeves Movies According to IMDb Rankings — Do You Agree?

Few stars in Hollywood have reached the level of fame and versatility that Keanu Reeves has. Reeves has had a career that has lasted for decades. During that time, he has given many memorable acts that have left an indelible mark on movies. Here are Keanu Reeves’ best movies, based on their IMDb ratings. Do you agree?

1. The Matrix (1999) 

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Image Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures.

IMDb Ranking: 8.7

The Matrix needs no introduction, and I am not surprised to see it’s number one! It is a groundbreaking science fiction movie where Keanu Reeves plays Neo, a computer hacker who discovers that the world he knows is a dream made by intelligent machines to control people.

He joins a group of rebels led by Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) to fight a war against the robots that change reality. The Matrix includes famous action scenes a mind-bending story, and Reeves’ performance as Neo is flawless.

2. John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023) 

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IMDb Ranking: 7.8

In the highly anticipated John Wick: Chapter 4, Keanu Reeves reprises his role as the infamous John Wick. I am surprised to see this one with a higher IMDb rating than the original or even the third film. 

Nevertheless, it follows a mysterious hitman as he makes his way through a dangerous criminal underworld. Fans have stuck with the series because of Reeves’s intense acting and the unique mix of action and drama in the movies. 

3. The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

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IMDb Ranking:  7.5

In The Devil’s Advocate, Keanu Reeves plays attorney Kevin Lomax, who is wooed by the charismatic John Milton (Al Pacino), the head of a famous New York law firm. As Kevin gets caught up in a web of corruption and supernatural mysteries, Reeves’ acting shows how morally confused and weak the character is. 

4. John Wick (2014)  

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IMDb Ranking: 7.4

In the first movie in the John Wick series, we meet a hitman who wants revenge for the death of his dog. The stoic but fierce way that Keanu Reeves played John Wick and the film’s choreographed action scenes and stylish world-building helped the series find its own voice and gain a loyal fan base.

5. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) 

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IMDb Ranking: 7.4

In this gothic horror movie, Keanu Reeves plays Jonathan Harker, a young lawyer caught up in Count Dracula’s (played by Gary Oldman) dark and tempting world. Reeves’s acting in Bram Stoker’s Dracula adds to the film’s creepy atmosphere and brings the character’s journey through fear and mystery to life.

6. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

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IMDb Ranking: 7.4

John Wick: Chapter 2, the second movie in the series, continues the story of the relentless killer. Once again, Keanu Reeves shows how charismatic and tough he can be as John Wick when he is pulled out of retirement and sent on a mission to keep a blood oath. The movie is famous because it has a lot of exciting action and a complex world.

7. John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum (2019)

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IMDb Ranking 7.4

In John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the third movie in the John Wick series, Reeves is on the run and facing impossible chances because an international bounty has been put on his head. The film keeps the series’ trademark mix of stylish action, interesting backstory, and Reeves’ calm performance. It costars the lovely Halle Berry. 

8. Speed (1994) 

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IMDb Ranking: 7.3

Keanu Reeves plays LAPD cop Jack Traven in the action-packed thriller Speed. It’s one of my favorite ’90s action films. When a crazy bomber (Dennis Hopper) sets up a city bus to blow up if it goes slower than 50 miles per hour, Traven must deal with several life-or-death situations. Speed is a classic, and Dennis Hopper has you feeling at “The Whim of a Madman!”

9. Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

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Image Credit: The Samuel Goldwyn Company.

IMDb Ranking: 7.3

In Much Ado About Nothing, Keanu Reeves tries his hand at a Shakespearean comedy. He plays Don John, a bad guy who plans to ruin the major characters’ romantic plans. Reeves’s performance makes the movie’s witty conversation and lighthearted romance even more interesting, which shows how versatile he is as an actor.

10. Point Break (1991)

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IMDb Ranking 7.2

Keanu Reeves plays FBI agent Johnny Utah in the action-packed film — Point Break. Utah is tasked with infiltrating a group of bank robbers led by Patrick Swayze’s charismatic Bodhi. He is torn between his job and his interest in the criminals’ way of life. Point Break is a beloved cult classic.

11. The Matrix Reloaded (2003) 

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Image Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures.

IMDb Ranking 7.2

In the second installment of the series, The Matrix Reloaded, Neo continues to live in a world where machines with minds run everything. The movie explores the philosophical and action-packed parts of the Matrix world and is packed with even more action-packed scenes. It’s an incredible sequel.

12. Constantine (2005) 

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Image Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures.

IMDb Ranking 7.0

In Constantine’s supernatural thriller, Keanu Reeves plays John Constantine, a troubled demon hunter who fights dark forces to save humanity from damnation. Reeves’s performance shows how bitter and haunted Constantine is when he faces the supernatural. The movie has a cult following because it mixes dark themes and action.

13. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

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Image Credit: Fine Line Features.

IMDb Ranking 7.0

My Own Private Idaho, a touching film directed by Gus Van Sant, stars Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix. It follows two young street hustlers go on a trip of self-discovery as they look for meaning and connection. Reeves’s acting gives his complicated character more depth, which helps the movie talk about identity and friendship.

14. A Scanner Darkly (2006)

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IMDb Ranking 7.0

A Scanner Darkly is a mind-bending science fiction movie. Keanu Reeves plays a secret spy in a dystopian future where surveillance technology makes it hard to tell who is who. Rotoscoping animation gives the film a unique look, and Reeves’ performance captures his character’s paranoia and moral ambiguity as he goes through his trip.

15. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

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Image Credit: Orion Pictures.

IMDb Ranking 6.9

In the ultimate fan-favorite Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Keanu Reeves works with Alex Winter. The movie is about two lazy kids who use a phone booth that can go back in time to find historical people for a school project. The film is funny and famous because of Reeves’ comedic chemistry and his portrayal of the laid-back Ted.

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Take a trip down memory lane with this hand-picked list of classic films that have forever changed the face of cinema. These movies represent the spirit of different times and genres, from inspiring stories of friendship and adventure to terrifying suspense and beautiful romance.