Quotes about Tom Cruise by Doug Liman, Jason Patric, Jeremy London, Eddie Marsan, Alexia Fast, Jack Thorne and many others.
I’ve made a career of being a contrarian. If I’m going to work with Tom Cruise, it’s my instinct to be like, ‘Well, I’m going to do the anti-Tom Cruise movie.’
You know how many movies it took Tom Cruise before he was making 5, 6 million dollars? It probably took a billion dollars in box office.
It’s like Scott Wolf, I never thought he looked like Tom Cruise until somebody said it and now that they’ve said it, I see it every time I look at him!
I don’t look like Brad Pitt or Tom Cruise. When you put me on the screen, the women don’t want to make love to me, and the men don’t want to be me.
Working with Christopher McQuarrie and working with Tom Cruise; two people who are just so good at what they do, it just makes you better.
At my school, when kids went into the army at 16, they didn’t do it in a gung-ho, Tom Cruise, ‘Born on the Fourth of July’ way. They were generally – and I hope this doesn’t offend them – the more vulnerable members of the class. They enlisted seeking family, and they didn’t always find it.
I was never the ingenue or the pretty girlfriend of Tom Cruise in a movie. I didn’t have that career, so I don’t have to compete on that level.
There are certainly laws and elements that make a film more accessible to mainstream audiences. If you’ve got Tom Cruise as a strongman, I’m sure it would have larger audiences, but it wouldn’t have the same substance.
I think it’s quite tough for people like Tom Cruise where you can never really get away from being Tom Cruise in something. You’re so familiar to people and people know so much about your life.
When you do a Tom Cruise movie, you don’t do a Tom Cruise movie and ask a lot of questions.
It’s very cool to be able to say that my first real film was ‘Footloose’ and my second film I got to star alongside Tom Cruise and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
When you’re driving Tom Cruise around, and he’s literally a race car driver, and you’re supposed to be driving like you really know what you’re doing… It’s quite intimidating.
Scoring animated films, I have the exact same approach and philosophy as I do for a live action. It’s all story- and character-driven. I don’t care if it’s a mouse or Tom Cruise.
Being critical of Tom Cruise is being critical of Scientology itself. You are evil.
A producer is always behind the scenes, even more in the movies – nobody sees you. I didn’t even meet most of the actors. When I worked on ‘Top Gun,’ I never met Tom Cruise. You were always in the background.
When I was at my lowest, Tom Cruise reached out to me. He believed in me when other people didn’t.
I totally relate to Tom Cruise. He’s not crazy, it’s just the litany of the mid-life crisis.