Jackie Chan Wanted To Be Like Tom Cruise Who Has Grossed $8.4 Billion From His 38 Movies: “I want to have one audience like Tom Cruise”

Jackie Chan Wanted To Be Like Tom Cruise Who Has Grossed $8.4 Billion From His 38 Movies: "I want to have one audience like Tom Cruise"
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Jackie Chan has been the dragon of the Hollywood industry with his extremely popular movies that are quite famous all over the world and is also loved by the people. Apart from being fluent in acting, Chan is also well-versed in martial arts, performing his own stunts, and is quite a well-acknowledged filmmaker. Sometime during his career, Chan was the second-highest-paid actor in the world and was also claimed to be one of the biggest celebrities in the industry.


Jackie Chan achieved everything during his time in Hollywood, from fame and money to power and recognition. Furthermore, the respect he received from the people is also because of his head work toward the community. Though Chan is already a superstar, the Rush Hour actor has long envied Tom Cruise, and his towering net worth of over $600 million, as in today’s generation, Cruise is undoubtedly one of the fan-favorites.

Jackie Chan
Hong Kong star Jackie Chan

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Jackie Chan Wanted To Have A Career Like Tom Cruise

Jackie Chan was in his prime for many years and his movies were receiving immense love from the people, with movies like Rush Hour and New Police Story Chan completely won over the people and his unconventional way of acting was also highly regarded by many. Though Jackie Chan has achieved quite successful in his career, his candle has yet to burn out in an interview he claims that he wanted to have a career success like Tom Cruise, who was very far above in the industry and is also the current highest-paid actor in Hollywood.

Jackie Chan in Rush Hour
Jackie Chan in Rush Hour

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“I want to have one audience like Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks. They have only one audience because from the beginning Asian fans know them. But for me, they know I am action, Hong Kong style. But less fighting, more action, all English they are not ready for it”

Jackie Chan has starred in a variety of movies that have different cultures, different fan bases, and different audiences. While it is all well and good that his fans love his work, many of them are quite biased about his movies and a ridge is omnipresent among his fans enjoying his different works. Hence, Chan in an interview claimed that he has ever wanted to have a career like Tom Cruise whose fan following loves his work and is not biased and judgemental about his work.


Tom Cruise Is Back With His 7th Mission Impossible Movie

Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One will be the seventh part of the franchise and is expected to be a massive banger upon its release this July. It is already well known that Tom Cruise performs his own stunts, no matter how dangerous it is and it is always entertaining to watch Cruise perform those wild stunts despite being over 60 years old. The movie’s script is rather kept under wraps and under tight supervision which has caused many to take to social media to share their ideas for the movie.

Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise

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The movie is already in its post-production stage and everyone is just waiting to see what Ethan Hunt pulls this time around. The Mission: Impossible franchise will have 2 installations in 2 years with Dead Reckoning Part one and Dead Reckoning Part Two. Furthermore, the franchise has earned over $3.5 billion from its massively successful movies and the upcoming movies are expected to break more records within the industry.


Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One will premiere on July 14, 2023.

Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part Two will premiere on June 28, 2024.

Source: Showbiz CheatSheet

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