Tom Cruise is an American actor and producer who had given all most all hits from the 80s that made him one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. He has been always noted for his shooting down Russian MIGs and strong and powerful personality. It is really hard task to find out bad of his movies, as we know he has started his career in 1981 with small role in “Endless Love” and became star with such hits like “Rain Man”, “Mission Impossible” and in the list of great “Jerry Macguire” and “Minority Report”. He is the star who spends a long time in Hollywood. So not taking your long time, here is the list of top ten best movies starring Tom Cruise.
1. Top Gun (1986)
The Top Gun is American romantic military action drama film starring Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, and Val Kilmer. The movie is story about a young, handsome and daring pilot who want to compete himself best in the United States Navy’s elite fighter weapons school. He learned few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom as he wants to fulfill a dream of his father to be a fame and name. The story has also some factors of relationship and friendship where conflict creates and sexism is also quite notable in the movie at Militarism of the Reagan era.
2. Mission Impossible (1996)
Mission Impossible is an American action spy film based on the television series of the same name. The film is like an unopened suspense box with action packed story. The film Starring Tom Cruise as an American agent, under false suspicious of disloyalty, as they had framed him for murders of his entire IMF team. He fights alone to discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization. His performance mad the film critically and commercially successful that spawned the film in series.
3. Edge Of Tomorrow (2014)
Edge Of Tomorrow is American military science fiction thriller film starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. The movie is about a soldier who is fighting to get relive the same day over and over again. But every time where he restarts his day, he finds himself more adversaries with increasing skill. After being demoted and press-ganged into service for ‘Operation Downfall’, the last big push on the beaches of Normandy, Cage is killed by one of the attacking “mimics”. Then he wakes up, alive again, on the morning of his second-to-last day.
4. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Born on the Fourth of July is a biographical war drama film based on the best autobiography of the same name by Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic, starring Tom Cruise. He was fulfilling his patriotic duties where in his second tour in Vietnam, he accidentally kills a fellow soldier during a retreat and later becomes permanently paralyzed in battle. But in spite of getting a reward, he was neglected by the Veterans Administration bureaucracy and people. Tom Cruise earned his first Academy Award nomination for his performance in this movie. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing $161,001,698 worldwide.
5. Rain Man (1988)
Rain Man is an American Comedy-drama that talks about a selfish and greedy salesman, played by Tom Cruise. The movie starts when Charlie Babbitt came to know that his father has given all his property to his another son whom he even doesn’t know. An autistic older brother named Raymond received his father’s $3 million to the mental institution in which he lives. Charlie is left with only his father’s car and collection of rose bushes. At the end, a movie is all about a journey of a man who tries to steal his brother inheritance and conflict of feeling that are love, family, and self-discovery.
6. A Few Good Men (1992)
A Few Good Men is American drama film starring Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, and Jack Nicholson. It’s an adoption from the play of the same name by Aaron Sorkin. The story is about three men where one has been murder and others are accused of the murder of him. We found, Cruise at her excellence as Navy Lawyer looking into the death of a young Marine. At the end of the story, Cruise gets to the bottom of the case and Nicholson admitted his guilt. The movie shows differences between following orders and one’s consciousness.
7. Minority Report (2002)
Minority Report is American science fiction film, based on the short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick. It is a story about two lead stars Tom Cruise as Chief of PreCrime John Anderton, Colin Farrell as Department of Justice agent Danny Witwer, who are arrested for the crime that was not even taken place. They are accused of the future murder of a man whom they haven’t even met. The movie also has some gross and grisly visuals, particularly when Anderton has his eyes replaced as a way of avoiding the retinal scans that the police use to track everyone’s whereabouts.
8. Collateral (2004)
Collateral is an American neo-noir crime thriller starring Tom Cruise, a contract killer whose performance was widely praised. The story moves around a car driver named Max played by Jamie Foxx who finds himself detainee in that contract killer. He picks up a ride named Annie where she makes bet with him regarding the ride and the same thing was happened to between killer and him. But at that time killer made him hostage during an evening of the hitman’s work. The film is also starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Mark Ruffalo.
9. Risky Business (1983)
Risky Business is an American romantic comedy film. The movie is the masterpiece for the performance and dance of Tom Cruise. The movie is about a family where a teenage boy named Joel lived with his family at Suburb on Chicago’s North Shore. His parents went on the vacation where he found himself so busy in his personal life of study and ambitious. The story is about the boy who struggles with phases of his life that show us emotional pain that is absences of his parents.
10. Magnolia (1999)
Magnolia is considered as one the best movie by Tom Cruise as the movie made us laugh, cry, love, hate and everything. Starring Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Melinda Dillon, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Jay, William H. Macy, Alfred Molina, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Jason Robards and Melora Walters. The movie shows interconnected characters struggling in on one random day in the San Fernando Valley. The multiple plots of a dying father, a young wife, a male caretaker, a famous lost son, a police officer in love, a boy genius, an ex-boy genius, a game show host and an estranged daughter but all presented well in one story.