“I’m sorry, John, but you’re going to have to run again.”
Burger Fiction has put together a collection of what they claim is every Tom Cruise running scene ever, and it’s almost 20 minutes of vigorous exercise that’s making me check in on my own New Year’s resolution. Damn, Tom, you’re making the rest of us look bad.
Now, this isn’t the first Tom Cruise running montage we’ve seen, but I’d argue it’s probably the longest, with dozens of films on the list. The funniest part is that it really doesn’t matter what kind of movie it is, he’ll probably run at some point. You’ve got action and science fiction on the list, of course, but also romantic flicks and introspective dramas. I’m honestly curious if it’s just written into his contracts now: “Tom Cruise must run.”
Every time I put it on, and it’s been a few times now, I just imagine that weird girl from Minority Report screaming at him to go for another job.