Risky Business: Every Tom Cruise Film, Ranked – Updated

From top guns to last samurais, impossible missions to Mummy hunts – we rate the movies of America's reigning movie star from worst to best

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'Legend' (1985)

32. 'Legend' (1985)

Long considered a film maudit and originally released in a butchered theatrical release version, Ridley Scott's supernatural fairy tale was eventually given the director's-cut treatment, with its original Jerry Goldsmith score. No matter which version of this medieval fantasy — in which a miscast Cruise plays a young man who goes on a quest to save a damsel from the clutches of Darkness (Tim Curry, doing what he can) — you prefer, you still end up with a rather inert, indulgent, and, occasionally, laughably silly movie.

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