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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who did Brad Pitt play when he starred with Tom Cruise in Anne Rice's "Interview with a Vampire"?

    • A.

      Lestat

    • B.

      He Wasn't In That Movie

    • C.

      Malloy

    • D.

      Louis

    Correct Answer
    D. Louis
    Explanation
    Brad Pitt played the character of Louis when he starred with Tom Cruise in Anne Rice's "Interview with a Vampire".

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  • 2. 

    For which film did Tom Cruise receive his first Oscar nomination?

    • A.

      Born On The Fourth Of July

    • B.

      Jerry Maguire

    • C.

      The Color Of Money

    • D.

      A Few Good Men

    Correct Answer
    A. Born On The Fourth Of July
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise received his first Oscar nomination for the film "Born On The Fourth Of July." This film, directed by Oliver Stone, is a biographical war drama where Cruise portrays the real-life Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic. His powerful performance in this emotionally charged film earned him critical acclaim and recognition, leading to his first Oscar nomination.

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  • 3. 

    In which 2001 movie did Tom Cruise play the character David Aames?

    • A.

      Vanilla Sky

    • B.

      Frequency

    • C.

      Death To Smoochy

    • D.

      Big Fat Liar

    Correct Answer
    A. Vanilla Sky
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise played the character David Aames in the 2001 movie "Vanilla Sky".

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  • 4. 

    What movie directed by Stanley Kubrick starred Sydney Pollack and Tom Cruise?

    • A.

      Young Guns

    • B.

      Eyes Wide Shut

    • C.

      3000 Miles To Graceland

    • D.

      Fearless

    Correct Answer
    B. Eyes Wide Shut
    Explanation
    "Eyes Wide Shut" is the correct answer because it is a movie directed by Stanley Kubrick that starred Sydney Pollack and Tom Cruise. The film, released in 1999, is a psychological drama and mystery that explores themes of sexuality and desire. It was the last film directed by Kubrick before his death and received both critical acclaim and controversy for its explicit content and provocative subject matter.

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  • 5. 

    What movie directed by Cameron Crowe starred Kurt Russell and Tom Cruise?

    • A.

      Creature Comforts

    • B.

      Smoke

    • C.

      Hearts In Atlantis

    • D.

      Vanilla Sky

    Correct Answer
    D. Vanilla Sky
    Explanation
    "Vanilla Sky" is the correct answer because it is a movie directed by Cameron Crowe that starred Kurt Russell and Tom Cruise. The other options provided, "Creature Comforts," "Smoke," and "Hearts In Atlantis," are not relevant to the question and do not fit the given criteria.

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  • 6. 

    Frank T.J. Mackey and Ron Kovic were both characters played by whom?

    • A.

      Edward Norton

    • B.

      Johnny Depp

    • C.

      Tom Cruise

    • D.

      Jeremy Irons

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom Cruise
    Explanation
    Frank T.J. Mackey and Ron Kovic were both characters played by Tom Cruise. Tom Cruise is a well-known actor who has portrayed a wide range of characters in his career. In the movie "Magnolia," Cruise played the character of Frank T.J. Mackey, a charismatic motivational speaker. In the film "Born on the Fourth of July," Cruise portrayed the real-life Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic. Tom Cruise's versatility as an actor allows him to convincingly portray diverse characters, and his performances in these roles were highly praised by critics and audiences alike.

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  • 7. 

    What year was Tom Cruise born?

    • A.

      1962

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1953

    • D.

      1947

    Correct Answer
    A. 1962
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise was born in 1962.

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  • 8. 

    Which actor was in both "Magnolia "and "Born on the Fourth of July"?

    • A.

      Joe Pesci

    • B.

      Kevin Costner

    • C.

      Denzel Washington

    • D.

      Tom Cruise

    Correct Answer
    D. Tom Cruise
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise is the correct answer because he is the only actor in the given options who appeared in both "Magnolia" and "Born on the Fourth of July". Joe Pesci, Kevin Costner, and Denzel Washington did not appear in either of these movies.

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  • 9. 

    What two actors were in the film "Born on the Fourth of July"?

    • A.

      Meryl Streep And Kurt Russell

    • B.

      William Hurt And Kathleen Turner

    • C.

      Tom Cruise And Caroline Kava

    • D.

      John Lone And Peter O'toole

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom Cruise And Caroline Kava
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tom Cruise and Caroline Kava. They were the two actors who appeared in the film "Born on the Fourth of July". Meryl Streep and Kurt Russell, William Hurt and Kathleen Turner, and John Lone and Peter O'Toole were not part of the cast for this particular film.

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  • 10. 

    What 1983 film starring Tom Cruise was about a Pennsylvania high school football player desperate for a scholarship?

    • A.

      Magnolia

    • B.

      Fight Club

    • C.

      All The Right Moves

    • D.

      Ran

    Correct Answer
    C. All The Right Moves
    Explanation
    "All The Right Moves" is the correct answer because it is a 1983 film starring Tom Cruise that revolves around a Pennsylvania high school football player who is determined to secure a scholarship. The film follows his struggles and aspirations as he tries to overcome obstacles and achieve his dreams.

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  • 11. 

    In 1997, Tom Cruise received an MTV Movie Award for his role in what movie?

    • A.

      Magnolia

    • B.

      Vanilla Sky

    • C.

      Jerry Maguire

    • D.

      Top Gun

    Correct Answer
    C. Jerry Maguire
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise received an MTV Movie Award in 1997 for his role in the movie "Jerry Maguire."

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  • 12. 

    What character did Tom Cruise play in the 1983 movie "Risky Business"?

    • A.

      Guido

    • B.

      Rutherford

    • C.

      Joel Goodsen

    • D.

      Barry

    Correct Answer
    C. Joel Goodsen
    Explanation
    In the 1983 movie "Risky Business," Tom Cruise played the character of Joel Goodsen.

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  • 13. 

    The famous line "Show me the money" is from what Tom Cruise movie?

    • A.

      The Color Of Money

    • B.

      Taps

    • C.

      Jerry Maguire

    • D.

      All The Right Moves

    Correct Answer
    C. Jerry Maguire
    Explanation
    The famous line "Show me the money" is from the movie Jerry Maguire. In this film, Tom Cruise plays the role of a sports agent named Jerry Maguire who is trying to make a comeback in the industry. The line "Show me the money" became iconic as it represents Jerry's determination to secure the best deals for his clients and to prove his worth in the competitive world of sports management.

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  • 14. 

    As a child Tom Cruise struggled in school because of what complication?

    • A.

      Dyslexia

    • B.

      Constant Migraines

    • C.

      Attention Deficit Disorder

    • D.

      Laziness

    Correct Answer
    A. Dyslexia
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise struggled in school because of dyslexia. Dyslexia is a learning disorder that affects reading, writing, and spelling skills. It can make it difficult for individuals to process and understand written language. This would explain why Tom Cruise had difficulties in school, as dyslexia can make it challenging to keep up with academic tasks that heavily rely on reading and writing.

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  • 15. 

    Tom Cruise played a young stock car driver in what 1990 flick?

    • A.

      The Color Of Money

    • B.

      Days Of Thunder

    • C.

      Far And Away

    • D.

      Minority Report

    Correct Answer
    B. Days Of Thunder
    Explanation
    In the 1990 flick "Days Of Thunder," Tom Cruise played the role of a young stock car driver.

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  • 16. 

    In 2003, Tom Cruise flew to Australia to film which $100 million movie?

    • A.

      The Last Samurai

    • B.

      Collateral

    • C.

      Top Gun

    • D.

      X-Men

    Correct Answer
    A. The Last Samurai
    Explanation
    In 2003, Tom Cruise flew to Australia to film The Last Samurai, a movie with a budget of $100 million. The Last Samurai is a historical drama film directed by Edward Zwick, where Cruise plays the role of an American military officer who is captured by samurais during the Meiji Restoration in Japan. The movie was critically acclaimed and was a commercial success, grossing over $456 million worldwide.

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  • 17. 

    In the movie "Cocktail", what was Tom Cruise's profession?

    • A.

      Car Salesman

    • B.

      Lawyer

    • C.

      Grocery Clerk

    • D.

      Bartender

    Correct Answer
    D. Bartender
    Explanation
    In the movie "Cocktail", Tom Cruise's character is a bartender. Throughout the film, he is shown working at various bars and showcasing his skills in mixing drinks. This profession is central to the plot as it allows him to meet new people, engage in romantic relationships, and navigate the ups and downs of his personal and professional life.

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  • 18. 

    What is actor Tom Cruise's real name?

    • A.

      David Batt

    • B.

      William Franklin Beedle, Jr.

    • C.

      Thomas Cruise Mapother, IV

    • D.

      Chuckton Arthur Hall

    Correct Answer
    C. Thomas Cruise Mapother, IV
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise's real name is Thomas Cruise Mapother, IV. This is his birth name and the one he is commonly known by in the entertainment industry. "David Batt," "William Franklin Beedle, Jr.," and "Chuckton Arthur Hall" are all incorrect options and do not correspond to Tom Cruise's real name.

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  • 19. 

    Who played the pilot that had the nickname "Maverick" in "Top Gun"?

    • A.

      Val Kilmer

    • B.

      Tom Cruise

    • C.

      Anthony Edwards

    • D.

      Michael Ironsides

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Cruise
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise played the pilot with the nickname "Maverick" in the movie "Top Gun". This is a well-known fact as Tom Cruise's portrayal of the character is iconic and the movie itself is widely recognized.

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  • 20. 

    In 2006, Tom Cruise married who?

    • A.

      An Actress From "Dawson's Creek"

    • B.

      An Actress From "One Tree Hill"

    • C.

      An Actress From "Beverly Hills, 90210"

    • D.

      An Actress From "Family Ties"

    Correct Answer
    A. An Actress From "Dawson's Creek"
    Explanation
    In 2006, Tom Cruise married an actress from "Dawson's Creek". The question is asking about Tom Cruise's spouse in that year, and the correct answer specifies that she is from the TV show "Dawson's Creek".

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  • 21. 

    In "Top Gun", what type of bike did Tom Cruise ride?

    • A.

      Harley

    • B.

      Suzuki

    • C.

      Honda

    • D.

      Kawasaki

    Correct Answer
    D. Kawasaki
    Explanation
    In the movie "Top Gun", Tom Cruise rode a Kawasaki motorcycle. This is evident from the question itself, which asks about the type of bike he rode. The other options (Harley, Suzuki, and Honda) are incorrect as they do not match the bike used in the film.

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  • 22. 

    Which of these actors is the oldest?

    • A.

      Tom Cruise

    • B.

      Keanu Reeves

    • C.

      Brad Pitt

    • D.

      Leonardo DiCaprio

    Correct Answer
    A. Tom Cruise
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise is the oldest among these actors. This can be determined by comparing their birth dates. Tom Cruise was born on July 3, 1962, while Keanu Reeves was born on September 2, 1964, Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963, and Leonardo DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974. Therefore, Tom Cruise is the oldest actor among the given options.

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  • 23. 

    What was the name of the bar opened by Tom Cruise's character in "Cocktail"?

    • A.

      Dream Bar

    • B.

      Cocktails & Dreams

    • C.

      Flanagan's

    • D.

      House Of Blues

    Correct Answer
    B. Cocktails & Dreams
    Explanation
    In the movie "Cocktail," Tom Cruise's character opens a bar called "Cocktails & Dreams." This is the correct answer because it directly references the title of the film and aligns with the theme of the story, which revolves around the world of bartending and mixology. The name "Cocktails & Dreams" suggests a vibrant and exciting atmosphere where customers can enjoy a variety of well-crafted drinks, perfectly capturing the essence of the bar in the movie.

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  • 24. 

    What movie directed by Ron Howard starred Tom Cruise and Robert Prosky?

    • A.

      Mission: Impossible

    • B.

      Top Gun

    • C.

      Look Who's Talking Too

    • D.

      Far And Away

    Correct Answer
    D. Far And Away
    Explanation
    "Far And Away" is the correct answer because it is a movie directed by Ron Howard that starred Tom Cruise and Robert Prosky. "Mission: Impossible" and "Top Gun" are also movies that starred Tom Cruise, but they were not directed by Ron Howard. "Look Who's Talking Too" is a different movie that did not star Tom Cruise or Robert Prosky.

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  • 25. 

    Who abandoned his plans of becoming a priest and at age 18 headed for New York?

    • A.

      Danny DEVITO

    • B.

      Tom Cruise

    • C.

      Matt Damon

    • D.

      Tom Selleck

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Cruise
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise abandoned his plans of becoming a priest and at age 18 headed for New York.

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  • 26. 

    Tom Cruise won a $10 million judgment against a Hollywood man for telling what lie?

    • A.

      Tom Cruise Stole His Screenplay

    • B.

      He Was Tom Cruise's Lover

    • C.

      Tom Cruise Beat Up Nicole Kidman

    • D.

      He Was Tom Cruise's Son

    Correct Answer
    B. He Was Tom Cruise's Lover
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He Was Tom Cruise's Lover". This means that the Hollywood man told a lie by claiming to be Tom Cruise's lover. Tom Cruise took legal action against him and was awarded a $10 million judgment.

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  • 27. 

    What was Tom Cruise's character's name in "The Last Samurai"?

    • A.

      Nathan Algren

    • B.

      Joe Dirt

    • C.

      Nathan Lane

    • D.

      Katsumoto

    Correct Answer
    A. Nathan Algren
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nathan Algren. In the movie "The Last Samurai," Tom Cruise portrayed the character named Nathan Algren. This character is a former United States Army captain who is hired to train the Imperial Japanese Army in Western warfare methods. Throughout the film, Algren undergoes a transformation as he becomes immersed in the samurai culture and ultimately sides with them against the modernization efforts of the Japanese government.

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  • 28. 

    In what year would Tom Cruise's sixtieth birthday be?

    • A.

      2022

    • B.

      2025

    • C.

      2019

    • D.

      2015

    Correct Answer
    A. 2022
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise was born on July 3, 1962. To find the year of his sixtieth birthday, we need to add 60 years to his birth year. Adding 60 years to 1962 gives us the year 2022. Therefore, Tom Cruise's sixtieth birthday would be in 2022.

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  • 29. 

    Tom Cruise considered pursuing a career in what sport before being injured?

    • A.

      Professional Baseball

    • B.

      Professional Hockey

    • C.

      Professional Tennis

    • D.

      Professional Wrestling

    Correct Answer
    D. Professional Wrestling
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise considered pursuing a career in professional wrestling before being injured. This suggests that he had an interest in the sport and was potentially considering it as a career path. However, due to an injury, he was unable to pursue this career and likely shifted his focus to other opportunities in the entertainment industry.

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