Can Tom Cruise ever be a bad ass?

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  1. RenchFries

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    I saw this Jack Reacher movie promo today. Looks like a pretty cool action flick, but I just can't take Tom Cruise seriously as a bad-ass. He's tiny, and he believes in Scientology. He ain't kicking anyone's ass.
     
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    Not at 5' 7" he can't.
     
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    He wishes he was that tall.
     
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    Maybe, in a candyass sort of way.
     
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    .... In Lilliput
     
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    IRL hell no but that Mission Impossible 2 was good.
     
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    The worst thing about it is that he is totally miscast. I've read every Jack Reacher (Lee Childs) novel and Tom Cruise is a horrible choice. Someone like a young Harrison Ford would've been perfect. Jack Reacher is a 6'5 250 lb badass ex-Army MP.
     
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    Never happening, never will. He's too much of a fucking nutjob for Scientology to be a bad ass. Let alone too fucking tiny.
     
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    What about Joe Pesci?
     
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    Joe Pesci is small, but he seems pretty bad-ass.
     
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    You read? :eek:
    I'm glad I didn't read the books. I will enjoy it slightly more.

    Pesci>Cruise

    He kinda bugs but they put him in such cool movies sometimes. Minority Report was good, I thought.
    He'll never be a badass though. Hell na.
     
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    I read a couple of the Jack Reacher novels too and I was very skeptical of Cruise as Reacher but I saw the movie and it was really good and he was believeable as a bad ass. Probably the most pleasantly surprised I have been at the movies in a long time. I highly recommend going to see it.
     
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    As a Lee Child fan this bothers me :fil:
     
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    you know who kinda looks badass is Sean Penn in that gangster movie
     
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    Pesci might be short, but I have no doubt he's a bad ass. Bet he could beat the crap out of people.
     
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    Tom Cruise is the poster child for why old time Hollywood actors kept their private lives private
     
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    I bet he has no clue that most people find him to be an obnoxious idiot; a total moron shilling a bullshit cult.