Tom Cruise is an American actor and filmmaker who started his career at the age of 19 in the movie “Endless Love” in the year 1981. One of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood, Cruise starred in several successful movies in 1980s including “The Color of Money”, “Cocktail” and “Born on the Fourth of July”. Here is a list of the top 10 most popular movies of Tom Cruise.
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011).
Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol is an American action spy film produced in the year 2011. It is the fourth instalment in the Mission: Impossible film series directed by Brad Bird. It stars Tom Cruise who reprises his role of IMF agent “Ethan Hunt” with Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Paula Patton in his supporting team. The IMF is wrongly accused of bombing the Kremlin in the movie, Ethan and his team race against time to find the real culprits in order to restore the reputation of their organisation.
Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015).
Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation is an American action spy film produced in the year 2015. It stars Tom Cruise in the lead role as “Ethan Hunt” and the movie is co-written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. The movie shows IMF agent Ethan Hunt (Cruise) is on the run from CIA after the disbandment of IMF. He tries to prove the existence of the Syndicate, which is an international mysterious terrorist consortium.
Collateral is an American neo-noir crime thriller which was produced in the year 2004 and directed by Michael Mann. Tom Cruise stars as Vincent in the movie. He is basically a professional hitman hired to kill four witnesses and a prosecutor. The movie also stars Jamie Foxx as Max Durocher. He is a taxi driver in the movie whom Vincent employs to drive him to the locations of the hits.
Rain Man (1988).
Rain Man is an American drama film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. Cruise plays the role of an automobile dealer Charlie who is a selfish man. In the movie Charlie finds out that his estranged father has died and has named all of his multimillion dollar estate to his other son, Raymond which was played by Dustin Hoffman. The movie received positive response both from critics and audiences. It was one of the best on the acting front by Tom Cruise.
Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014).
Edge of Tomorrow is an American science fiction film produced in the year 2014 which stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt in the lead roles. The film was directed by Doug Liman and the movie takes place in future where Earth is invaded by alien forces. The role of Major William Cage was played by Tom Cruise. He is supported by a warrior Rita Vrataski who helps him in saving the palnet from alien species after being caught in a time loop.
Risky Business (1983).
Risky Business is an American romantic comedy produced in the year 1983 directed by Paul Brickman. The movie stars Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay in lead roles. The movie allowed Cruise to rise to stardom. The movie is all about a Chicago teenager who is looking for fun at home while his parents are away. The situation soon gets out of control when the teenager cuts loose. An unauthorised trip in his father’s Porsche means a sudden requirement of lots of money which he raises in a creative manner.
Minority Report (2002).
Minority Report is an American science-fiction thriller movie produced in the year 2002 and directed by Steven Spielberg. The movie stars Tom Cruise as Chief of PreCrime “John Anderton”. A future technology makes it possible for cops to catch criminals before a crime is committed and the movie is also a traditional chase film as the main protagonist “John Anderton” is accused of a crime which he has not committed and sets out to prove his innocence.
Magnolia is an American drama film produced in 1999 and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Tom Cruise was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 72nd Academy Awards. Tom Cruise played the role of Frank T.J Mackey in the movie. The movie was a critical success and Cruise was in top notch form when viewed from acting point of view.
Top Gun (1986).
Top Gun is an American action drama film directed by Tony Scott which was released in the year 1986. Tom Cruise plays role of LT Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in the movie. In the movie top pilot Maverick is given a second chance to redeem himself after losing his friend. He gets romantically involved with his civilian instructor Charlie in the movie.
A Few Good Men (1992).
“A Few good Men” is an American legal drama released in the year 1992 and directed by Rob Reiner. The movie stars Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson and Demi Moore in lead roles. Cruise plays the role of Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee in the movie. In the movie Lt. Daniel Kaffee is a US military lawyer who defends two US marines charged with murdering a fellow marine at the Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba. The movie was critically acclaimed and Cruise was also praised for his effortless acting.