Crazy Tom Cruise Movie Facts To Get Your Pulse Racing

He Took Lead Role In Valkyrie Because He Looked Like The Real Person

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The movie Valkyrie is based on the true story of Colonel von Stauffenberg’s assassination attempt on Hitler during World War II. When Cruise was offered the role, there was no sales pitch that convinced him to sign on. Instead, he noticed that he bared a striking resemblance to the German soldier.

Cruise was sold, proving sometimes looks are all that matters. The movie was a moderate success, earning $200 million worldwide. Doing his own stunts has its downfalls. Coming up, the time Tom Cruise broke his ankle jumping onto a building!