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Tom Cruise – His Top 10 Best Movies Ranked

Tom Cruise His top 10 highest rated movies

Thomas Cruise Mapother IV is our best known movie star, with a reported net worth of $570 million as of 2020,  and one of the highest-grossing box office stars of all time we correlated all his scores from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic and Letterboxd across all of his movies to find his highest ranked top 10…

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7.66 out of 10

10 – The Color of Money (1986)

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Synopsis:  
Pool hustler Fast Eddie Felson finds the young, promising pool player Vincent in a local bar and he sees in him a younger version of himself. To try and make it as in the old days, Eddie offers to teach Vincent how to be a hustler. After some hesitations Vincent accepts and Eddie takes him and Vincent’s girlfriend Carmen on a tour through the country to work the pool halls. However, Vincent’s tendency to show off his talent and by doing so warning off the players and losing money, soon leads to a confrontation with Eddie.

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7.77 out of 10

9 – A Few Good Men (1992)

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Synopsis:  
Lt. Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) is a military lawyer defending two U.S. Marines charged with killing a fellow Marine at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Although Kaffee is known for seeking plea bargains, a fellow lawyer, Lt. Cdr. JoAnne Galloway (Demi Moore), convinces him that the accused marines were most likely carrying out an order from a commanding officer. Kaffee takes a risk by calling Col. Nathan R. Jessep (Jack Nicholson) to the stand in an effort to uncover the conspiracy.

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7.79 out of 10

8 – Jerry Maguire (1996)

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Synopsis:  
When slick sports agent Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise) has a crisis of conscience, he pens a heartfelt company-wide memo that promptly gets him fired. Desperate to hang on to the athletes that he represents, Jerry starts his own management firm, with only single mother Dorothy Boyd (Renee Zellweger) joining him in his new venture. Banking on their sole client, football player Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr.), Jerry and Dorothy begin to fall in love as they struggle to make their business work.

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7.81 out of 10

7 – Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)

Directed by: Brad Bird

Synopsis:  
Blamed for a terrorist attack on the Kremlin, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and the entire IMF agency are disavowed by the U.S. government, while the president initiates the Ghost Protocol. Forced to go “off the grid” — left without resources or backup — Hunt must somehow clear the agency’s name and prevent another attack. Complicating matters even more, Ethan must undertake the impossible mission with a group of fellow IMF fugitives whose actual motives are suspect.

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7.84 out of 10

6 – Minority Report (2002)

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Synopsis:  
Based on a story by famed science fiction writer Philip K. Dick, “Minority Report” is an action-detective thriller set in Washington D.C. in 2054, where police utilize a psychic technology to arrest and convict murderers before they commit their crime. Tom Cruise plays the head of this Precrime unit and is himself accused of the future murder of a man he hasn’t even met.

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7.97 out of 10

5 – Collateral (2004)

Directed by: Michael Mann

Synopsis:  
After a long day, LA taxi driver Max is about to knock off when sharp-suited Vincent offers him $600 to make five stops. Sounds good until Vincent turns out to be a merciless hitman and each one of those stops involves a hit. As the night goes on, Max starts to wonder if he’ll live to see the sunrise, as the pair are hunted by the police and the FBI.

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8.00 out of 10

4 – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

Synopsis:  
With the IMF now disbanded and Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, a new threat — called the Syndicate — soon emerges. The Syndicate is a network of highly skilled operatives who are dedicated to establishing a new world order via an escalating series of terrorist attacks. Faced with what may be the most impossible mission yet, Ethan gathers his team and joins forces with Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson), a disavowed British agent who may or may not be a member of this deadly rogue nation.

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8.08 out of 10

3 – Rain Man (1988)

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Synopsis:  
When car dealer Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) learns that his estranged father has died, he returns home to Cincinnati, where he discovers that he has an autistic older brother named Raymond (Dustin Hoffman) and that his father’s $3 million fortune is being left to the mental institution in which Raymond lives. Motivated by his father’s money, Charlie checks Raymond out of the facility in order to return with him to Los Angeles. The brothers’ cross-country trip ends up changing both their lives.

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8.19 out of 10

2 – Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Directed by: Doug Liman

Synopsis:  
When Earth falls under attack from invincible aliens, no military unit in the world is able to beat them. Maj. William Cage (Tom Cruise), an officer who has never seen combat, is assigned to a suicide mission. Killed within moments, Cage finds himself thrown into a time loop, in which he relives the same brutal fight — and his death — over and over again. However, Cage’s fighting skills improve with each encore, bringing him and a comrade (Emily Blunt) ever closer to defeating the aliens.

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8.45 out of 10

1 – Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)

Synopsis:  
Ethan Hunt and the IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer John Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Ethan and his crew find themselves in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

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honourable mentions

The Making of Jaws

Steven Spielberg first major movie nearly went belly up, read about the making of the classic here.

John Carpenter – Every Movie Ranked

One of Hollywoods masters of horror, So which is John Carpenters best work??

The Coen Brothers Movies Ranked

Their films are beloved by millions… but which of the Coens movies is rated the best?…

Brad Pitt – Every One of His Movies Ranked

From pretty boy actor to one of the best actors working today, We rank every one of Brad Pitts movies…

The Making of Apocalypse Now

The filming of Apocalypse Now was eventful to say the least. It has gone down in history as the most chaotic, hellish nightmare of a production that there has ever been.

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