Tom Cruise recently paid tribute to two of his iconic movies, 'Risky Business' and 'Top Gun', during a lip sync battle on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'. The battle took place on Sunday night, following the Super Bowl LIV.
Cruise's appearance on the show was a surprise for the audience, who erupted in applause and excitement when he came on stage. The actor seemed to be having a blast as he competed against host Jimmy Fallon.
The first round of the lip sync battle saw Cruise perform a lip sync of Bob Seger's 'Old Time Rock and Roll', which he famously danced to in the film 'Risky Business'. Cruise did not hold back, recreating the iconic scene by sliding across the stage in his socks and white shirt. The audience loved it and showered Cruise with applause.
Fallon attempted to compete with his lip sync of The Rolling Stones' 'Undercover of the Night', but Cruise's performance overshadowed him.
In the second round, Cruise continued to pay homage to his iconic movies with a lip sync of The Righteous Brothers' 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'', which he sang in the film 'Top Gun'. Cruise flawlessly recreated the moment, complete with dramatic arm movements and intense gazes. The audience once again applauded and cheered for the actor.
Fallon tried to top Cruise's performance with his rendition of The Killers' 'Mr. Brightside', but it was clear that Cruise was the clear winner of the lip sync battle.
The two actors then came together for a duet of The Sugarhill Gang's 'Rapper's Delight'. The audience erupted in cheers as Cruise and Fallon showcased their musical talent and had a blast on stage.
Cruise's appearance on 'The Tonight Show' was a reminder of his iconic roles in 'Risky Business' and 'Top Gun', which have become cultural touchstones over the years. His charisma and energy on stage left the audience captivated and entertained.
Overall, Tom Cruise's tribute to 'Risky Business' and 'Top Gun' in the lip sync battle on 'The Tonight Show' was a whirlwind of nostalgia and fun. The actor proved once again why he is considered one of the greatest entertainers of our time.