Last year Top Gun: Maverick it made enough money to easily surpass the founding film, and also snuck into the Oscars thanks to its good reviews. Throughout his career for a statuette producer and performer Tom Cruise was able to receive personal thanks from a former partner, Steven Spielbergtelling him openly that “I had saved Hollywood’s ass”. She said it because of the painful crisis of the coronavirus and, what is the same, because of the more than 1 billion of dollars that he had managed to raise. Cruise’s highest grossing film.
1- Mission Impossible: Fallout (2018)
But before there were others. Just five years before, Cruise had achieved the most intimidating collection of his career with what is to date his last adventure as ethan hunt (Right now the conclusion of the saga divided into two installments is about to be released, Deadly Judgment: Part 1 and Deadly Judgment: Part 2). With falloutdirected by his habitual accomplice Christopher McQuarriewon 791 million of dollars.
2- Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011)
The barrier of 1 billionIndeed, Cruise couldn’t get over it until Maverick. Until then the saga Mission Impossible it had been his guarantee of success, and Cruise validated the bet come the fourth film. So he directed Brad Birdand swept the world with 694 million.
3- Mission Impossible: Secret Nation (2015)
Rebecca Ferguson and the aforementioned McQuarrie joined Ethan Hunt’s crew in the fifth film. secret nationwith some of the best reviews in the entire franchise, earned more than 682 millions.
4- The war of the worlds (2005)
Momentarily moving away from the action saga and returning to Spielberg, we must not forget the box office triumph that his peculiar adaptation of H.G. Wells. The film has not stopped being critically revalued since then, although at the time of its release the public already took it for granted when depositing 603 millions at the box office.
5- Mission Impossible II (2000)
Hunt is back in the ranking, with the most discussed movie in his franchise. More than anything, because here he directed John Wooand worried about making a hyperbolic film of John Woo. The box office, not the critics, gave their approval with 546 million of dollars.
6- Mission Impossible (1996)
Hunt made his debut in style, with the baton of Brian DePalma and a concern for espionage that would henceforth be in the background before the dizzying action. The first Mission Impossiblewith Cruise at the height of his ’90s stardom, won 457 millions.
7- The last samurai (2003)
Cruise is a Hollywood superstar, perhaps the last, for epic productions like this one from Edward Zwick. The umpteenth iteration of the repentant white savior, along with ken watanabe and some spectacular battle scenes. Of course she swept, with 454 million.
8- The mummy (2017)
This was funny, because the idea was that The Mummy will start the Dark Universe according to the classic monsters of Universal and the reception was so bad that the project was left in borage water. Which did not imply that the box office had not accompanied, as illustrated by its 409 millions.
9- At the edge of tomorrow (2014)
This reformulation of video game mechanics had Doug Liman and Emily Blunt as great accomplices, and a cult following among the public that has not stopped growing since its premiere. Although it is not that his 370 millions will need a cult following to give it legitimacy.
10- Minority Report (2002)
Finally, another collaboration with Spielberg. and adapting to Philip K Dicknothing less. Minority Report won 358 millionand closes the best fraction of a career allergic to failure.
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