Keanu Reeves He has just added another achievement to his career with the fact that ‘John Wick 4’ is already the highest grossing film in the stupendous saga about the legendary contract killer. However, that has only served him to sneak into the actor’s Top 5. As expected, ahead we find ‘The Matrix’ and its first two sequels, but also another film that surely no one thinks of when reviewing the actor’s filmography.
In fact, that film remains Reeves’ highest-grossing film and priori it will be difficult for any to snatch that position. In case you haven’t guessed it already, I’m referring to ‘Toy Story 4’, the notable animated adventure from Pixar in which the actor lends his voice to Duke Caboom in the original English version of the same.
Duke Caboom is one of the characters that had not appeared in the previous three installments of the saga, the toy of a Canadian motorcycle stuntman in whose creation Reeves participated beyond voicing him. In fact, the actor met with Pixar to try to understand him better, so much so that the producer Mark Nielsen clarified that Duke’s obsession with posing was Reeves’ idea:
He got up on a table, he was posing there in the middle and we thought, that’s Duke Caboom.
For his part, Reeves it was clear that he wanted to leave his mark on Duke Caboom and explained at the time that “I paid a lot of attention when thinking about the character and how he would speak. So I made Duke a bit grittier, but tried to give him energy and a great personality….. I just thought Duke should love what he does. He is the best specialist in Canada. I wanted him to be constantly posing on the bike while he was talking, for him to have this great outgoing passion.“.
The funny thing is that ‘Toy Story 4’ Wasn’t Duke Caboom’s First Appearance In A Pixar MovieWell, he could already be seen briefly in ‘The Incredibles 2′, but there the character didn’t speak, so, obviously, he didn’t have Reeves’ voice. Otherwise, that would be the actor’s highest-grossing movie, as ‘Incredibles 2’ grossed $1.242 billion and is still Pixar’s biggest hit today. Of course, ‘Toy Story 4’ follows it closely with 1,073 million and the second place in the top of the study in that section.
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