Reeves played a retired hitman seeking vengeance for the killing of his puppy, a gift from his late wife.
Fishburne appeared in a range of movies during the decade and on several TV shows. All Fishburne's success in the 1980s was carried over and expanded in the 1990s, as the actor landed meatier roles on the big screen and became a truly known quantity in Hollywood.
Fishburne starred in several cult classics, including Deep Cover and King of New York. Raymond Langston on the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and from 2013 to 2015 starred as Special Agent Jack Crawford on the NBC thriller series Hannibal.
In 2013, he portrayed Perry White in the Zack Snyder-directed Superman reboot Man of Steel and in 2016 reprised his role in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Even at the height of his film career, Fishburne has always maintained a link to the stage and TV.
In 1992, the actor earned a Tony Award and a host of other accolades for his work in August Wilson's , a project on which he also served as executive producer.