Maverick: it’s all in the name. He plays by his own rules. Yes, it’s very cliché, but we’ll say this — Tom Cruise does cocky very well. And why not? Top Gun is one of the cockiest, most jingoistic movies ever made. Coming off Ridley Scott’s fantasy flop Legend — in which he delivers a not-very-masculine performance — Cruise essentially plays a walking, talking male organ: America’s thrusting military might incarnate. If Risky Business was his breakthrough role, Top Gun was the one that made him a star.
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