Keanu Reeves celebrates his 56th birthday today and the star is getting good wishes from fans and loved ones all over the world. It’s almost unbelievable how the star continues to slay with his looks even at this age. His talent makes him even more desirable among his fans especially females.
Keanu Reeves made his Hollywood debut with 1986 film Youngblood and has played several interesting characters like John Wick, Ted, Klaatu in his career so far. He has been a part of several biggies which have contributed highly at the box office. However, the magic he created with his Neo character in The Matrix series is unbeatable.
On the birthday of Keanu Reeves, we present you some interesting box office facts about his The Matrix series.
1) Keanu Reeves’ The Matrix franchise has done a business of $1,634.8 million at the worldwide box office. The Matrix in 1999 did a business of $465.7 million, The Matrix Reloaded in 2003 generated collections of $741.8 million and The Matrix Revolutions in the same year raked $427.3 million globally.
2) The Matrix, when released in 1999, was 4th highest film of the year worldwide. It crossed films like Tarzan & The Mummy. The Matrix Reloaded saw a huge gain. Not just the numbers touched a new peak, the film also became 3rd highest grosser of 2003. The Matrix Revolutions was 8th highest grosser of the year.
3) All the three films of The Matrix are the top grossers of Keanu Reeves even now. The Matrix Reloaded rules the top spot and other two follow.
4) The Matrix Reloaded is 112th highest-grossing film of all time. That’s not a small feat because the film released 17 years earlier and in all this time thousands of new films have released which couldn’t surpass it. Some of the notable films which couldn’t cross The Matrix Reloaded are Gravity, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Transformers, The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
5) The Matrix Reloaded was an R-Rated film and topped the list at that time. Even today, it is 4th highest-grossing R-Rated film as only Joker, Deadpool & Deadpool 2 are ahead of it.
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