Risky Business

Tom Cruise's Hollywood Blockbusters

Still, Tom's recent work has done impressive business. "The Last Samurai" opened to lukewarm reviews in 2003 but grossed $111 million in the United States. While some film industry analysts expected it to do better, the film was an undeniable smash hit overseas, especially in Asia. Its $435 million in worldwide ticket sales make it the 24th biggest international blockbuster ever.
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