Keanu Reeves: These Are The ‘Matrix’ Star’s 10 Best Movies (According To Critics)

Did you know that Gus van Sant’s heartbreaking, hilarious road movie is loosely based on William Shakespeare’s historical play Henry IV? According to the critics, the highlight of the film is River Phoenix, who suffers from narcolepsy as a gay hustler. But Reeves fares well as the rebellious son of a mayor who travels with Phoenix’s character, Mike, from Portland, Oregon, to Idaho, and eventually to the Italian coast. Along the way, the two swindle money and drugs and eventually attract the attention of a wealthy pervert.


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6th place: Bill and Ted’s crazy journey through time (1989)

Rotten Tomatoes score: 81 percent

Because her grades in history are far from excellent, the high school graduation of Bill Preston (Alex Winter) and Ted Logan (Keanu Reeves) is at stake – and with it the future of their garage rock band “Wyld Stallyns”, with which they follow really want to hit the ground running in high school. Your last chance to get your certificate is a fat presentation that your teacher gives you – really uncool! But with the help of a new acquaintance, who takes the two Hoschis on a crazy and powerful journey through time, it could succeed. While the role of the goofy teenager with the limited vocabulary is a contrast to the confident and elegant (and far better dressed) characters we know from Reeves today, the actor seems to have a special place in his heart: in 2020 the was released second sequel to the sci-fi comedy.