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Quiz: How well do you know Tom Cruise's career?

Risky Business – in which Cruise had his first starring role – was released on this day 37 years ago.

TOM CRUISE WAS just 19 when he made his film debut – two years later he was the lead in Risky Business, a film that earned him widespread recognition and launched his Hollywood career.

The film was first released on this day 37 years ago – let’s see how well you know the star’s movie career.

Cruise made his film debut in 1981 at the age of 19. Name that movie...
Endless Love

The Outsiders
The Colour of Money
Top Gun was the highest grossing film of the year it was released - what year was that?

In Rain Man, Cruise starred as the selfish brother of Dustin Hoffman's character Raymond. What was his own character's name?
Charlie Babbitt
Michael Babbish

Jack Roberts
Kevin Beeching
Cruise received his first Academy Award nomination for which film?
Rain Man
The Colour of Money

A Few Good Men
Born on the Fourth of July
When was the first Mission: Impossible movie released?

In 2002 Cruise starred in the science-fiction thriller Minority Report. Who directed it?
Stephen Spielberg
Martin Scorsese

David Fincher
James Cameron
Which of Cruise's movie characters is best known for the phrase "Show me the money!"?
Jack Reacher
Frank 'TJ' Mackey

Jerry Maguire
John Anderton
In Interview with a Vampire, who plays the ten-year-old girl who is turned into a vampire?
Lindsay Lohan
Kirsten Dunst

Reese Witherspoon
Anna Chlumsky
A sequel to the 1986 Top Gun is due to be released next year - what is it called?
Top Gun: Red Team
Top Gun: Blue Falcon

Top Gun: Maverick
Top Gun: End Game
There'll also be another Mission Impossible released in 2021 - what number will it be in the series?

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