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Includes the films Collateral, Days Of Thunder, Minority Report, Top Gun and War Of The Worlds.
Collateral offers a change of pace for Tom Cruise as a ruthless contract killer, but that's just one of many reasons to recommend this well-crafted thriller. It's from Michael Mann, after all, and the director's stellar track record with crime thrillers (Thief, Manhunter, and especially Heat) guarantees a rich combination of intelligent plotting, well-drawn characters, and escalating tension, beginning here when icy hit-man Vincent (Cruise) recruits cab driver Max (Jamie Foxx) to drive him through a nocturnal tour of Los Angeles, during which he will execute five people in a 10-hour spree. While Stuart Beattie's screenplay deftly combines intimate character study with raw bursts of action (in keeping with Mann's directorial trademark), Foxx does the best work of his career to date (between his excellent performance in Ali and his title-role showcase in Ray), and Cruise is fiercely convincing as an ultra-disciplined sociopath. Jada Pinkett-Smith rises above the limitations of a supporting role, and Mann directs with the confidence of a master, turning L.A. into a third major character (much as it was in the Mann-produced TV series Robbery Homicide Division). Collateral is a bit slow at first, but as it develops subtle themes of elusive dreams and lives on the edge, it shifts into overdrive and races, with breathtaking precision, toward a nail-biting climax. --Jeff Shannon
Days of Thunder
With Days of Thunder, director Tony Scott tried to do for the Indy 500 what he did for the U.S. Air Force with Top Gun. But without Top Gun's go-go soundtrack and visual feats, Scott merely ends up with a Tom Cruise vehicle that's out of gas.
Cruise plays (what else?) a cocky, upstart stock-car racer who faces down ruthless racing opponents. Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Cary Elwes, and Randy Quaid do the laps around this movie's tiresome track with Cruise, while director Scott attempts to propel the action along with his trademark visceral, gritty but glamorous visual style.
Days of Thunder is notable, however, as a turning point in Cruise's then one-dimensional career. After this film--having tired even his most devoted fans by playing a bartender, an air force pilot, and a stock-car driver--Cruise was forced to take on real character parts. --Ethan Brown
Damn. Bought this a while ago. Watched Days of Thunder the other day with boys , Tom Cruise you are weird as sh&^%$t in real life but your movies are kick assPublished 3 months ago by Scott Blackman
This doesn't look like a legit, licensed Blu ray collection. The graphics of the sleeve are blurry, parts of the case inside are broken and worst of all, War of the Worlds disc is... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Eric P.
Great Selection of films at a great price. Tom Cruise's movies are always really entertaining and this set certainly has some of the best of his filmsPublished 16 months ago by JOSE G. Z
classic cruise action and variety of themes. From killer to hero the unexpected twists and turns keep you guessing all the wayPublished 22 months ago by larry lancaster
Price was great. Quality was great and delivered quickly! Discs did not ahve all functionality options as I am used to, but the movie was perfect and that is all that matters in... Read morePublished on August 15, 2013 by DL
Thanks, it was great having all of these Tom Cruise movies in one packet. Viewed "Days of Thunder" and it was great.Published on July 3, 2013 by James Hill
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|What is the packaging like.||
Apr 17, 2012 by I. Mendoza | See all 3 posts
|Is this the same set as Walmart?||
No one know yet for sure but walmart will honor it as i got email confirmation for that .if FIRM isn't included then they'll give u gift card to reimburse it ,So walmart better place to pre order if amazon not clear about it just email walmart with order confirmation.
Oct 13, 2011 by Member | See all 4 posts