Days Of Thunder

"Terrible"

Days Of Thunder Review


Good God.

In Days of Thunder, Tom Cruise tries to do for NASCAR racing what he did for bartending in Cocktail. Which is to say: Nothing.

Cruise stars as Cole Trickle (stop laughing!!!), a racer who just can't be controlled (see also Top Gun) and defies his mentor (Robert Duvall, embarassing himself here) and falling in love (with Nicole Kidman -- both on screen and in real life, and we know how that turned out).

If you believe Cary Elwes as a race car driver, you'll also appreciate that Cruise gets a story credit.

Privates? Check.



Days Of Thunder

Facts and Figures

Run time: 107 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 27th June 1990

Box Office Worldwide: $157.9M

Budget: $60M

Distributed by: Paramount Home Video

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures, Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 39%
Fresh: 22 Rotten: 35

IMDB: 5.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Cole Trickle, as Harry Hogge, as Dr. Claire Lewicki, as Tim Dalander, as Russ Weehler, Fred Thompson as Big John, John C. Reilly as Buck Bretherton, J.C. Quinn as Waddle, as Aldo Bennedetti, as Rowdy Burns, Caroline Williams as Jennie Burns, as Racetrack timer

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