Top Rated: 97% Mission: Impossible: Consequences (2018)
lowest rating: 9% cocktail (1988)
Reading: Maverick movie review
birthday: July 3, 1962
place of birth: syracuse, new york, usa.
tom cruise quickly rose to become one of the best known american actors in the world. Born in Syracuse, New York, he moved throughout his childhood, including a period in Canada. After graduating from high school in New Jersey, he moved first to New York and then to Los Angeles to pursue acting. He made his film debut in the Brooke Shields vehicle “Endless Love” (1981). His next role as an aggressive military cadet opposite Timothy Hutton and Sean Penn in “Taps” (1981) caught people’s attention. He joined another group of young stars, including Patrick Swayze and Rob Lowe, in Francis Ford Coppola’s adaptation of the series S.E. Hinton’s novel “The Outsiders” (1983). His starring role as schoolboy-turned-pimp Joel in “Risky Business” made him one of Hollywood’s newest celebrities. The long shooting schedule of Ridley Scott’s fantastical epic “Legend” (1985) briefly took him out of the public eye, but he bounced back with one of the iconic roles of the 1980s. Playing Marine Fighter Pilot Maverick in tony scott’s “top gun” (1986) made cruise a superstar. He began branching out into more weighty roles around the same time he joined Paul Newman for “The Color of Money” (1986). he continued in that vein for the next several years, working with high-profile directors and co-stars on prestigious projects. He teamed up with Dustin Hoffman for “Rain Man” (1988), Oliver Stone for “Born on the Four of July” (1989), and Jack Nicholson for “A Few Good Men” (1993), the first two of which were Oscar -winners for best film. The actor earned his first Academy Award nomination for “Born on the Fourth of July.” While he didn’t garner the same level of critical acclaim, his role as Anne Rice’s vampire Lestat opposite a young Brad Pitt in Interview with a Vampire (1994) was as well remembered as any of the actor’s roles. actor. His 11-year marriage to Nicole Kidman saw the couple pair up in three films, including Ron Howard’s “Far and Away” (1992) and Stanley Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut” (1999). In the 1990s, he had his choice of roles and began mixing big-budget populist films like “Mission: Impossible” (1996), based on the 1960s television show of the same name. His role as secret agent Ethan Hunt proved popular enough for a series of sequels that would span more than two decades. Cruise also earned a second Oscar nomination for his role as a conscientious sports agent in Cameron Crowe’s “Jerry Maguire” (1996). He worked with another rising filmmaker when he played motivational speaker Frank Mackey in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Magnolia” (1999), a role that earned him another Academy Award nomination. After the turn of the century, the cruise jumped between high-effects themes like “Minority Reporting” (2002) and “War of the Worlds” (2005) to dramas like “Lions for Lambs” (2007) with Robert Redford and Meryl Streep. . He also proved willing to pierce his own inflated image of himself, with comedic cameos in “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (2002) and “Tropic Thunder” (2008), and his musical twist in “Rock of Ages” (2012). ). similarly, he took a modest stance when fans began to notice that there was a scene of the actor running in almost every one of his films. Over the years, he became a tabloid magnet thanks to his close ties to the Church of Scientology and his famous marriages to Kidman and Katie Holmes. Cruise added another action franchise to his resume when he took on the role of Lee Child’s literary tough guy, “Jack Reacher” (2012). he would reprise the role in “jack reacher: never go back” (2016). After starring in the big-budget remake of “The Mummy” (2017) and the drama “American Made” (2017), he returned to the role that once cemented his superstar status. More than 20 years after the original, Cruise climbed back into the cockpit to revive Maverick for a sequel to his 1986 hit “Top Gun: Maverick” (2020).