Top Ten Best Tom Cruise Movies


The Top Ten

1 The Last Samurai

What an epic movie. Before this movie A Few Good Men was my favorite but this trumped it. Scene where he keeps getting up in the rain was amazing - tacitus23

One of the worst films out their

They all suck!

This movie made me appreciate Japan's culture. Tom was also great as Nathan Algren. - MissionImpossible

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2 A Few Good Men

A great movie, with some memorable quotes and excellent moments! Tom Cruise stars in this interesting court room drama

My favorite film and performance of Tom's. Gotta love that courtroom scene with Nicholson!

Great movie with several strong performances. - Billyv


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3 Mission Impossible

the best mi3 movie ever!
cruise rocked alongside some great performances by reno and the rest of the cast, truly awesome in its time!

This is an awesome movie! The action is so exciting! I love mission impossible 1,2,3, and 4! Tom Cruise was amazing in this movie!

Classic at its maximum! This movie is pure nostalgia! - cbrann10

4 Top Gun

It's only one of the greatest movies ever! Plus Iceman is amazing, but this is about Tom Cruise. Anyways, I LOVE Top Gun and it should be way higher on this list.

I don't know why this movie is not in the top 5 come on guys...

What a movie definitely one of the best Tom Cruise films of all time

Greatest movie because it has the best dogfighting sequences ever shot for a movie. Above everything, it has the legendary F-14 that made this movie what it is.

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5 Rain Man

I love this movie. I love watching Rain Man with my family. This movie came out when my parents were kids in 1988. Rain man came out in 1988, eleven years older than me. I love Tom Cruise in this movie, Dustin Hoffman did a great job in this movie as well.

Rain Man won Best Picture for a reason. Because it's a great film, unlike Last Samurai or Top Gun. This should rise into the top 3

How is this behind last samurai, and how is last samurai first?

The best movie ever and I'm only 9!

6 Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

Vote for the jump of burj khalifa in this movie guys
It should be above from 9

Why is this not #2, it deserves to be after Last Samurai

This is his best movie ever! -. - - Hameedbingaf

This should be the best 1
Number 1 of tom cruise reddy

7 Jerry Maguire

I am a huge tom cruise fan. I think jerry maguire is the kind of performance, where cruise really gets his game on.

Show Me The Money! I Just Love This Movie It's So Inspiring It Taught Me That No Matter How Broke You Are Never Ever Give Up It Taught Me Never Let Your Loved Ones Go. Tom Cruise Deserved Oscar For This Film.

8 Collateral

Cruise does an incredible job of creating a likable villain. At the end of the movie you are not sure who you want to win. He is just so intelligent and engaging I found myself wishing he would succeed and escape.

It's better than Heat. Tom Cruise was very convincing as a hitman. - MissionImpossible

9 Edge of Tomorrow

I loved this film! It was action packed, but it had comedy which was refreshing. I saw it in theaters with these seats that jerked around do it was like YOU were on the helicopter. It's a very good movie and it held my attention - baconyum

One of the greatest, exciting, dramatic action movies Tom Cruise done lately - MatrixGuy

This is one of the best Tom Cruise movies. It is exciting, clever, and has some humor. Both he and Emily Blunt do an amazing job in portraying their respective characters, and the rest of the cast was chosen expertly.

Best of the best

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10 Magnolia

His style was perfect

The Contenders

11 Minority Report

very good sci fi by spielberg and cruise holds his own too!

12 Interview with the Vampire

Tom Cruise was the perfect choice to play Lestat, he was even better than that loser Brad Pitt. - MissionImpossible

13 Eyes Wide Shut

Its very hot

14 War of the Worlds

Absolute masterpiece, better than the original. He tells a story of an alien invasion, and humanities will to survive. Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning stun this movie. - roblist

one of the greatest blockbuster box office record breaking movies of all time! - robertoantonioortuso

Love this film with Dakota and Cruise!

Great SCI FI, Thrilling to watch

15 Risky Business

Such a classic

16 The Firm

I can't believe the firm and rain man are not in the top ten. Is everyone out of there mind! Let's fix this A.S.A. P!

One of the all time best Thrillers. This movie has everything; action, drama, romance and lots and lots of RUNNING.

17 Tropic Thunder

An all-star cast and amazing humor, if a bit slapstick.

18 The Outsiders
19 Mission Impossible II

I don't care what others think, MI 2 is awesome and has the best action scenes thanks to Tom who does his own stunts like a pro and no actor can pull it off like him. - MissionImpossible

Slick action scenes and plus, it's directed by John Woo, so you know it's going to be one hell of a ride.

This movie is terrible leads to a stupid love relationship that nobody cares about and has over the top explosions you'd think this was a Michael bay movie

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20 Knight and Day

Great cast, good action and entertaining movie

21 Valkryie

Loved it!

22 Legend
23 Mission: Impossible III
24 Oblivion

Perfect for Tom Cruise and to appear on a science-fiction adventure. Oblivion only represents his religion of Scientology and it's good.

It's very underrated. The critics were idiots for disliking such a sublime movie. - MissionImpossible

25 Vanilla Sky

Though this movie still made over $100 million at the box office, I still feel like it is underrated. This is probably the most impressive performance Cruise has ever given in a movie (and he has many). This was truly an award-calliber performance and an extremely intriguing and thought-provoking movie.

It's an underrated remake of the Spanish movie. Tom and Penelope had great chemistry together, not to mention that Cameron Diaz was amazing as the jealous lover. It's among my favorite Tom Cruise movies. - MissionImpossible

Huh! What's this movie doing down here? It most be at the top of this list it's such a powerful moviem a very heart touching movie, so sad

Favourite movie ever! So emotional and thought provoking

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26 Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

The stunts were sublime especially the airplane scene. Hats off to Tom Cruise for being the bravest actor in Hollywood. - MissionImpossible

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27 Far and Away

This movie always gets forgotten because it wasn't the major blockbuster so many of his other movies were. I think this movie is timeless. It is emotional and exciting and powerful. Cruise and Kidman are great together in this one.

I love Tom Cruise. I hate Nicole Kidman. - MissionImpossible

28 Born on the Fourth of July

As far as Performance wise goes, This is Tom Cruise's best film. - Drewstar

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29 Jack Reacher

Awesome movie! Flawless direction!
If you need a movie which would hit your brain, this is it. This is a movie for people with high IQ who always look for flaws in a movie. I challenge you find me a single directorial flaw in this movie.

A smart action thriller... Worth watch movie

He's the perfect Jack Reacher. The action scenes were superb. - MissionImpossible

30 Days of Thunder
31 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

One of the best movies of tom cruise

AWESOME MOVIE: Bet you that U will surely enjoy it!


32 Cocktail

That film is the reason why bartenders look cool, and let's not forget Tom who did an amazing job and still deserves credit for being an iconic actor. - MissionImpossible

33 Endless Love
34 The Color of Money
35 Rock of Ages
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Top Remixes (12)

1. The Last Samurai
2. Collateral
3. A Few Good Men
1. Mission Impossible
2. Mission: Impossible III
3. Minority Report
1. Rain Man
2. The Outsiders
3. Collateral

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