10 best Tom Cruise movies ranked

10 best Tom Cruise movies ranked

Love him or hate him, the Top Gun Star is still one of the biggest names in entertainment history. Now, I  will show you the 10 best Tom Cruise movies ranked as listed by Celstorm’s official ranking.

The Hollywood actor who is considered one of the most bankable stars in the world, started off his career on a mellow note, with a role in the movie Endless love. He was aged 19. Nobody back then would have guessed that the crooked toothed teen(that was years before his popular pearly whites) would end up becoming one of the biggest Hollywood A list actors ever to grace the silver screen. 

Best Tom Cruise movies
You should know that it was a tough choice list to put together, simply because Mr. cruise has so many great and memorable films to his name. 
 In case you didn’t know, he is one of the most dedicated and passionate actors working today. Hardly will you find a more hardworking star in Hollywood, were once stardom is attained it often leads to tapered pursuit of excellence.
But not for Tom. He throws himself into his projects with so much passion, it starts to rub off on his co-stars. The great news for this hunky star is that his commitment to his art has paid off, and paid big! 
I mean he has scored blockbuster after blockbuster and made a fortune in the process. More often than not, the US box office smiles when a Cruise movie hits the screen—In the tune of hundreds of million dollars worth of smiles.
Apart from being one of the highest paid A Listers in Hollywood, he is also ranked the 6th highest grossing actor in history. Currently,  his movies have grossed $3.7 billion in the US and $9 billion worldwide. Infact 17 of his films have made more than $100 million in the United States.
Not bad for a guy who  kicked off  his career in a 1981 movie where he was paid $800!
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Tom has never won an Academy award, although he has been nominated three times. He has won several other awards for his outstanding performances in movie roles, including three Golden globe Awards. 

On a more personal note, The 57 year old American actor and producer has been married three times and divorced three times.  His exs are Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman and Kathy Holmes. The longest of these unions was with Kidman, and it lasted 9 years. He has to three Kids from these marriages. 
By the way,  did I mention just how hard this man works?  One of his more recent movie releases American made was a huge success domestically and globally. Here Cruise played a different kind of Character in the true life adaptation of Barry Seal, former commercial pilot, turned CIA drug runner with affiliation to the Medellin cartel. The movie made a decent $139 million worldwide gross.   
Sometime ago, Cruise starred in the remake of the Mummy. The movie was hammered by critics and had a Luke warm reception in the United States but was a huge hit overseas. It was one of his rare partial movie flops. If you will call $491 million box office gross a flop! 
Often called the franchise King, Cruise is currently working on several projects, including Mission Impossible,The Edge of tomorrow 2, and Top Gun 2.
Top 10 best Tom Cruise movies

Here is a super list of the top 10 best  Tom Cruise movies ranked. See, feel—and believe. Check them out:

10. Interview with the Vampire. 1994
  This was the only time he starred opposite then budding A lister Brad Pitt. The movie was a critical and commercial success, with a reverting performance by Cruise.  
9. Edge of Tomorrow 2014. 
Just when people thought he would not make another Sci-fi hit,  he came back with this engrossing blockbuster,  which grossed $371 million. Many observers even consider it his best Science fiction film.
8. Mission impossible: Rouge Nation. 2015
 This is the 5th film in the franchise and the first to star CIA agent and Ethan Hunt’s love interest Ilsa Faust played by Rebecca Ferguson.
7. Mission impossible: Ghost Protocol. 2011
A notable film in the Franchise as Cruise’s Character, Ethan Hunt continues his heart pounding race to save the world.
6. Mission impossible 2. 2000
In this action packed, and occasionally over the top second film in the Franchise, Tom Cruise teams up with the beautiful Thandie Newton for a wild action packed ride. This blockbuster was directed by John Woo.
mission impossible Best Tom Cruise movies ranked


5. Jerry McGuire. 1996
Cruise and Cuba Gooding Jr. Star in this brilliant romantic comedy also starring Renee Zellweger.
4. Mission impossible. 1996
 The first movie in the Mission impossible franchise was a powerful pacesetter for the subsequent films to follow. A gripping performance from Tom Cruise and John Voight.
3. War of the Worlds. 2005
 Tom Cruise starred opposite the brilliant Dakota Fanning in this Stephen Spielberg blockbuster. It was his highest grossing films before the emergence of Mission impossible: Fallout.
2. The last Samurai. 2003
 Tom Cruise hardly stars in epics, but when he did take on a full blown one in The last Samurai, it was a critical and Mega commercial success.
1. Top Gun.  1986
This is probably the film that truly put Tom on the road to super stardom.  This film which has become a cult classic also stars Val Kilmer and Kelly McGillis.
Tom Cruise 10 best movies

A notable mention here is Mission impossible: Fallout. It is actually one of my favorites of his films, and certainly the best in the Franchise, or what do you think?

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A Tom Cruise movie is a treat any day, and we would love to see more from this talented Hollywood actor for many more years to come.  

But he should slow down on the dangerous stunts though. It was quite a scare for his fans when he broke his ankle while doing a deadly stunt during mission Impossible 6 filming. The movie had to be put on hold until he healed up. 
I’m sure you Cruise fans have your own favorites of his movies. I agree with you—it’s hard to pick the best ones out of so many good movies he has made. Tell me what you think about my list, and then Let Us know your own top ten list in the comment section. And let other Celebstorm fans tell you what they think.

What are 10 Tom Cruise best movies?

  • Top Gun
  • Last Samurai 
  • War of the worlds
  • Mission impossible 
  • Jerry McGuire 
  • Mission impossible 2
  • Mission impossible: Ghost Protocol 
  • Mission impossible: Rouge Nation 
  • Edge of Tomorrow 
  • Interview with the Vampire

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