In addition to famous movies such as ‘The Matrix’ or ‘John Wick’, Keanu Reeves has also appeared in many other interesting but lesser known works.
A Darkly Scanner (2006)
Keanu Reeves plays agent Bob Arctor in the film adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s novel. The world in the film was occupied by drug criminals after the United States lost its war against them. The government has developed a network of underground officers to blend into the world of criminals. The key to everything is Subtance D, a powerful hallucinogenic substance that turns 20% of the world’s population into addicts. The movie also stars Woody Mitchelson and Robert Downey Jr. and Winona Ryder. The content of the work is quite dark and the image is presented in a unique rotoscoping cartoon style that brings beautiful and impressive frames.
Destination Wedding (2018)
Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves played two guests to a wedding, but they didn’t seem to like each other very well. Just like many romantic comedies, through many unexpected events, they begin to love each other. However, the film has many lines that mock other classic comedies. Although the film’s script is still quite weak, the good acting between Keanu and Winona has helped the film win the hearts of many viewers.
The Bad Batch (2016)
Arlen’s car broke down in the desert, causing her to fall into the hands of a devil-worshiping gang. They abducted and tortured her to prepare for a ritual of cannibalism. Arlen did not want to die in vain and sought to become a member of the gang. Life in this area is the battle between cannibal gangs. Two of the leaders are Miami Man and The Dream, played by Jason Momoa and Keanu Reeves. The Miami Man thinks The Dream is holding his daughter and asks Arlen to go on a journey to find her.
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)
This is a movie that put Keanu officially on the list of promising stars in Hollywood. Ted and Bill are great people who have a great influence on human society in the future. But at the time of the movie, both are super-lazy and have the potential to be destroyed if they don’t rectify their studies. A man used a time machine to return to the past to help the two young men but accidentally pulled all three on a humorous journey.
Always Be My Maybe (2019)
The film tells the story of Sasha and Marcus, childhood friends who are gradually separated when growing up. The two did not see each other again for a very long time and experienced many unhappy relationships. However, the fateful meeting between the two brought back their emotions of the past. Will they be willing to cross the line and change what they had to hold the happiness in front of them? Keanu Reeves plays a supporting role in the film, which is Sasha’s current boyfriend. Although his screen time was not a lot, the actor’s comedy acting skill impressed the audience.
Little Buddha (1993)
The monk Lama Norbu came to Seattle in search of the rebirth of his deceased teacher, Lama Dorje. His search led him to a boy named Jesse Conrad Raju, a woman from Kathmandu and a high-class Indian girl. Together, they journeyed to Bhutan where the three must undergo a test to prove that the reincarnated Lama is real. Interspersed with the test is the story of the journey of Prince Siddharta played by Keanu. The prince stepped into the search for life and fought against the ego. Finally, he became enlightened and became Buddha.