Movie: Mission Impossible
In 1996 Tom burst back onto the action movie scene in the iconic flick Mission Impossible. Playing smouldering spy Ethan Hunt, Tom reminded us why he's so well suited to adrenaline-fuelled action movies.
Cruise factor: 3.5/5 The original Mission Impossible was packed full of iconic stunts, including this little beauty, which involved Tom being suspended from a ceiling. In fact, this particular action scene has been recreated in several other films, including Shrek 2, Cats and Dogs and Get Smart.