Tom Cruise Celebrates his Highest Grossing Movie at 60

Tom Cruise most recent film, “Top Gun: Maverick”, has grossed more than a billion dollars worldwide.

The actor arrives this Sunday at the age of 60 with the satisfaction of seeing his most recent film, Top Gun: Maverick -currently showing in theaters in Venezuela- become the highest grossing of his career, which is not saying little.

Taking into account that he is one of the stars of the industry who has a considerable number of successes on the big screen, among which are those of the Mission: Impossible franchise and Jack Reacher, Jerry McGuire, Rain Man, The War of The Worlds, Interview with the Vampire, Minority Report, Oblivion, Born on the 4th of July and The Color of Money, just to mention a few of his very extensive film record.

Tom Cruise, Top Collection Movies

According to data provided by the specialized publication Deadline , Top Gun: Maverick comfortably exceeded one billion dollars globally, of which 500 million belong to the US market. The figure has surprised many Hollywood analysts, including its protagonist, who decided to bet on a second part, 37 years after the 1986 film that inspired him, which he shot when he was a young actor and starred under the direction of Tony Scott and with Kelly McGillis as the female lead.

Until now, his highest grossing film was Mission: Impossible: Repercussion, which grossed $791 million, making it the second most successful in Paramount history.

But it is not just a blockbuster blockbuster, since critics have also enthusiastically greeted this movie for all audiences. The North American review site Rotten Romatoes has consecrated it with nothing more and nothing less than a rank of 97%, out of a total of 100, among film critics.

Tom Cruise, Initial Life

Born on August 3, 1962 in Syracuse, New York, the son of an electronic engineer and a teacher, Tom Cruise is the only boy of four children. He never got along with his authoritarian father and even went so far as to say that he was a “thug and a coward.”

So, all that was left behind, because as a result of his parents’ divorce in 1974, he returned to the United States with his mother and sisters, thus leaving the Canadian city of Ottawa, where they had settled for several years, to go live. to Kentucky.

In his new home, and to help his family with very limited financial resources, he did odd jobs, such as mowing the neighbors’ lawns. A few years later, in New Jersey, he began his acting studies and attended various castings while working as a waiter.

“This is how I have lived my life: I have never been late for a set. I make films that I believe in. I feel privileged to be able to do what I love”, he reveals to explain what he considers his formula to become the superstar he is today: a man who at 60 years old, rich and famous, aspires to continue working with the same impetus, enthusiasm and vocation forever. In his vocabulary the word retreat does not yet exist.


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