Days of thunder is an entertaining example of what we might as well call the tom cruise picture, since it assembles most of the same elements that worked in top gun, the color of money and cocktail and runs them through the formula once again parts of the plot are beginning to wear out their. Review title, posted, author, rating it's craptacular 11/01/99, gruel since when did russ wheeler drive a purple car 09/13/05, ktrsfan great movie, and one great, but hard, game 06/13/02, rccars awesome movie, crappy game, 09/05/01, rhett withey had potential, but needs work, 10/17/05, ultralukemeistr. Every motor racing movie that comes out is greeted with the marketing machine saying something along the lines of “we know every other motor racing movie that's ever been made has been rubbish, but this one's actually great” the same was true of days of thunder, the 1990 movie (rather improbably. Days of thunder - cole trickle (tom cruise) is a young, cocky race car driver whose talent and ambition are surpassed. I was just a little tyke when days of thunder opened in june of 1990, still vroom- vrooming toy cars on the beige carpet of my parents' living room and in need of an occasional diaper change that description also fits director tony scott's film, which routinely resembles what would happen if a dozen dudes. Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews, and buy days of thunder directed by tom cruise, donald e stewart, robert towne & tony scott for $1499 from the engine roar and fever pitch of professional stock car racing, days of thunder explodes with the most spectacular racing action ever captured on film.
Days of thunder movie reviews & metacritic score: from the engine roar and fever pitch of professional stock car racing, days of thunder explodes with racing. Under further review: days of thunder mary ellen dingley july 6, 2016 sports movies are important cultural touchstones they're never actually just about sports–they're about perseverance, overcoming the odds, courage, teamwork, family, and looking really good while playing beach volleyball we can learn all sorts of. Top gun and days of thunder are the same damn movie there's no debating this there's no way you can change my mind on this they are the same damn movie both movies are produced by the same company (simpson/bruckheimer) and feature the same lead actor in tom cruise i could go in-depth. This is the sort of film where men exclude women from everything, including playful banter and impromptu wrestling matches at the racetrack and when we're dealing with a movie that turns rubber and steel into objects of lust, we know rim jobs are but a groan away duvall and cruise bicker like an old.
Critics consensus: days of thunder has tom cruise and plenty of flash going for it, but they aren't enough to compensate for the stock plot, two-dimensional characters, and not only does days of thunder disappoint on the basic narrative level, it is also a peculiarly thrill-less action movie ozus' world movie reviews. Read the empire review of days of thunder find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. Action 2 november 1999 | by mrkearns-2 – see all my reviews regardless of over the years, tom cruise had developed into a fine actor, and when coupled with robert duvall (in a spectacular performance) and a surprising randy quaid, days of thunder becomes a film which gets pretty much any guy involved in it. Memory jogged and eyes opened wide, the actor explains why he decided to make his new movie, days of thunder, which is about the daredevils who compete in winston cup stock-car racing i'll tell you when the idea came to me, the exact day, he says it was four years ago, and he was going around.
Days of thunder is a 1990 american sports action drama film released by paramount pictures, produced by don simpson and jerry bruckheimer and directed by tony scott the cast includes tom cruise, nicole kidman, robert duvall, randy quaid, cary elwes, caroline williams, and michael rooker the film also. From the engine roar and fever pitch of professional stock car racing, days of thunder explodes with the most spectacular racing action ever captured on film tom cruise plays race car driver cole trickle, whose talent and ambition are surpassed only by his burning need to win discovered by businessman tim daland. If top gun was a stylish bimbo of a movie, all cleavage, white teeth and aerodynamic flash, then days of thunder is its paradoxical twin -- a bimbo with brains muscular, loud and ravishingly handsome, the movie is solidly in the same family as its predecessor, and precisely what you'd expect from the reunion of.
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Days of thunder races onto the high definition blu-ray format with a decent, but not at all exciting, 1080p transfer presented in the film's original theatrical aspect ratio of 235:1 there are plenty of pops and nicks and other anomalies on the print throughout the film, populating most every scene, and they are. In 1990 i was just getting into film music and more often than not, i found that the soundtracks were filled with songs instead of the music that really caught my attention, the score this was the case with days of thunder don't get me wrong, i loved the songs, but it was the score that in my mind was truly. The ubiquitous ads for ''days of thunder,'' mr cruise's new car-racing film, have flatly declared that mr cruise would be ''like thunder,'' as if he didn't even need a verb since tom cruise at this stage of his career is so powerfully attractive that audiences will show up even to watch him mix drinks (''cocktail''),.
The role of cole trickle was a natural fit for tom cruise just like his role in cocktail (1988), cruise plays a man starting a career he really knows little about cole also has the confidence/arrogance that is prevalent in most of cruise's parts add some minor daddy issues and you have the standard tom. Of days of thunder) where ebert goes into detail about that list of familar elements of a cruise formula film (young cocky kid, older mentor, older, mature love interest, etc etc) the special ends with ebert making the same point he made at the end of this review about getting tired of cruise in the formula. Watch days of thunder movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on tvguidecom.