On the actor’s birthday, we are listing his top films to watch on OTT
Source: Netflix and Prime Video
On the occasion of Tom Cruise’s 59th birthday, we are paying homage to the charming and genre-defying actor. An actor and producer, Tom has been nominated for and won several awards including the Golden Globe and Academy Award. The actor shot to critical acclaim after his performances in movies like Top Gun and Risky Business. The actor has two sequel projects lined up for his films Top Gun where he will reprise the role of Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell and Mission: Impossible 7 where he will be seen performing death-defying stunts as Ethan Hunt.
Here’s listing some good movies featuring the actor you should watch asap...
Magnolia - Netflix
Tom stars as a motivational speaker in this psychological drama, which even got him nominated for an Academy Award. The film also starred other great actors like Philip Seymour Hoffman and Julianne Moore. Magnolia deals with various themes related to life, loss, dysfunctional families etc. which will leave audiences pondering long after the movie is over.
Mission Impossible series - Netflix
This movie is a no brainer when it comes to the actor’s top performances. This blockbuster action thriller series has garnered a huge fan following over the years. The seventh instalment is to be released in 2022. Tom essays the role of a top multifaceted spy of the Impossible Missions Force (IMF).
Minority Report - Netflix
Minority Report is a science-fiction film where a futuristic technology helps in apprehending criminals before the crime is committed. John Alderton, essayed by Tom Cruise, is a cop who is accused of one such crime. He sets out on a mission to prove his innocence. With great characters and amazing action sequences, the film is a great watch for viewers who love action and sci-fi.
Eyes Wide Shut - Netflix
This controversial film from Stanley Kubrick met with extreme reactions. Eyes Wide Shut is a psychological drama which puts forth moral dilemmas and deals with sexual desires. Both Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman have put up great performances in the movie.
Collateral - Amazon Prime Video
In this high octane action thriller, Tom Cruise essays the role of an assassin named Vincent who goes on a killing spree. He recruits the services of a cabby named Max, to be his getaway driver as the latter tries to stop him.
Edge of Tomorrow - Amazon Prime Video
In this Groundhog Day-esque time loop science fiction, Tom Cruise essays the role of Major William Cage. He takes the help of a warrior, Rita Vrataski, essayed by Emily Blunt to fight against an alien species, to save humanity.
Jerry Maguire - Amazon Prime Video
Jerry Maguire is a unique rom-com sports dramedy. Tom essays the role of a rambunctious and vulnerable sports agent who is fired from his job after expressing his strong opinions. He decides to become an independent agent with his one client. Undoubtedly, Jerry Maguire is an inspiring and timeless film everybody deserves to watch.