He’s used to inviting celebrities alongside for a drive and a singalong in his carpool karaoke sketches.
However as soon as airborne, the TV presenter, 43, was left terrified by a string of stomach-churning manoeuvres within the Aero L-39 Albatros.
Thirty-six years after the unique High Gun, the sequel is arguably even higher than the movie that earned a spot on the Nationwide Movie Registry.
Within the re-creation, Cruise is again within the cockpit as navy pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, who refuses to be grounded by an development in rank regardless of his 36 years of service.
Additionally resuming his position is Val Kilmer as Admiral Tom “Iceman” Kazansky, whereas Miles Teller is a contemporary recruit as Lieutenant Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, the son of Maverick’s late finest buddy Nick “Goose” Bradshaw.
A handful of the movie trade’s most well-respected critics gave Maverick an ideal rating of 5 out of 5 stars, together with Empire, The Telegraph and BBC.
They agreed saying it surpassed the unique resulting from its hovering sequences and slick performances, with Collider critic Ross Bonaime going so far as to name it “one of many best sequels ever made”.