Love him or hate him, Tom Cruise’s name on a movie attracts a lot of attention. He has rarely had any problem carrying a film on his own or going toe-to-toe with seminal actors such as Paul Newman, Dustin Hoffman, or Jack Nicholson. And in the hands of major directors such as Oliver Stone, Martin Scorsese, and others, he’s turned in some of his best work. But, like any actor, he’s also had his share of duds. With Cruise riding a legitimate blockbuster in this summer's “Top Gun: Maverick,” reprising the role of an older and wiser Capt. Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, here’s a look back at his acting hits and misses.
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