Tom Cruise’s Sci-Fi Films, Ranked

Tom Cruise’s Sci-Fi Films, Ranked
Tom Cruise’s Sci-Fi Films, Ranked

We’re going to exit on a limb right here with a loopy scorching take. Tom Cruise has made lots of good films. We all know! Surprising and controversial, however from High Gun and Rain Man, to Magnolia, Eyes Vast Shut, A Few Good Males, The Coloration of Cash, Jerry Maguire, and plenty of many extra, we expect it’s warranted.

Cruise turns 62 right now, which appears virtually as loopy because the above assertion. He actually doesn’t appear like a close to senior citizen, however possibly that’s as a result of he’s dabbled in a lot science fiction. All through his profession, Cruise has not solely made loads of conventional blockbusters and Oscar fare, however numerous excessive idea sci-fi too, lots of that are improbable, others of which aren’t.

Under, we’ve received our rating of Cruise’s sci-fi/fantasy movies, with a number of surprises alongside the way in which.

8. The Mummy (2017)

The Mummy – Official Trailer (HD)

Ooo boy. We might write encyclopedias about every thing that went mistaken with The Mummy and have come shut already. However one fast instance is that Cruise’s tackle the Common Monsters franchise was to make the film about himself and never the titular character. A darkish universe, certainly.

7. Legend (1985)

Legend (1985) – Trailer HD 1080p

Truthfully, The Mummy is the one unhealthy Tom Cruise sci-fi film. Legend is definitely fairly good, simply possibly rather less so than the movies above it. Ridley Scott directs the sweeping fantasy greatest identified for Tim Curry’s unforgettable character, Darkness.

6. Vanilla Sky (2001)

Vanilla Sky (2001) Official Trailer # 1 – Tom Cruise HD

Cameron Crowe’s remake of the Spanish movie Open Your Eyes is a creepy, bizarre, massively underrated story of a person who experiences unimaginable loss, and tries to abuse and make the most of science and medication for his personal private acquire. Not a simple film to look at or digest, however a memorable one nonetheless. A type of films solely Tom Cruise might do.

5. Oblivion (2013)

Oblivion – Trailer

I actually type of love Oblivion. Positive, it’s only a remix of each sci-fi concept made common within the Nineteen Eighties and Nineties, nevertheless it’s sprawling, it’s lovely, and doesn’t actually get the eye it deserves.

4. Interview with the Vampire (1994)

Interview with the Vampire – Authentic Theatrical Trailer

Cruise stars alongside Brad Pitt and Kirsten Dunst on this early adaptation of the Anne Rice novel, which has seen some new lifetime of late as a result of AMC present. This model, written by Rice herself, is extra devoted to the unique textual content than that present, however no much less gothic and fascinating.

3. Warfare of the Worlds (2005)

Warfare Of The Worlds (2005) – Trailer

Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg teamed up for this adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel a couple of father defending his youngsters throughout an alien invasion. It’s large and daring in all of the methods one would count on from Spielberg, however possibly simply falls a bit quick due to the director’s different movies, and the pair’s earlier collaboration.

2. Minority Report (2002)

Minority Report – Trailer

If Minority Report didn’t exist, Warfare of the Worlds can be only a tad extra particular. However it does exist and it’s nice. It’s Cruise and Spielberg collectively ultimately giving us an outstanding, thrilling sci-fi journey a couple of man who stops crimes earlier than they occur, after which finds himself the thing of a chase. We wrote a ton extra about it right here.

1.5 Trapped within the Closet

Although he’s not explicitly in, or part of, this iconic episode of South Park, we thought it was no less than price mentioning earlier than attending to primary…

1. Fringe of Tomorrow (2014)

Fringe of Tomorrow – Official Primary Trailer [HD]

Fringe of Tomorrow isn’t simply Tom Cruise’s greatest sci-fi film, it might be certainly one of his greatest films, interval. Director Doug Liman, from a script co-written by Christopher McQuarrie, creates an electrical, intense, curler coaster journey of time journey and alien invasion. Cruise shines together with co-star Emily Blunt and we’re nonetheless holding out hope {that a} sequel occurs.

Honorable Point out: The Mission Unattainable films

The Mission: Unattainable films aren’t sci-fi after all, however they’re what we at io9 likes to name “spy-fi.” It’s a really particular cross-section of plausible motion with fictionalized know-how that we love and canopy on the positioning however, for functions of this checklist, have chosen to disregard. However the MI films are nice and, effectively…6-1-4-3-5-7-2.


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