Everyone Did Tom Cruise Wrong: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Is Not a Flop (Video)
thewrap.com Studios spend hundreds of million dollars to produce and market a crappy movie, and audiences don't show up. Many experts thought Doug Liman's “Edge of Tomorrow” was going to be a flop before it came out, and its initial box office returns confirmed the media's schadenfreude. Also read: Tom Cruise's ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Could Be Summer's First Big-Budget Bomb Five weeks later, the media needs to recant:
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Edge of Tomorrow Synopsis and Credits

The story unfolds in a near future in which a hive-like alien race, called Mimics, have hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, shredding great cities to rubble and leaving millions of human casualties in their wake. No army in the world can match the speed, brutality or seeming prescience of the weaponized Mimic fighters or their telepathic commanders. But now the world’s armies have joined forces for a last stand offensive against the alien horde, with no second chances. Lt. Col. Bill Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and then dropped—untrained and ill-equipped—into what amounts to little more than a suicide mission. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an Alpha down with him. But, impossibly, he awakens back at the beginning of the same hellish day, and is forced to fight and die again…and again. Direct physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop—dooming him to live out the same brutal combat over and over. But with each pass, Cage becomes tougher, smarter, and able to engage the Mimics with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt), who has lain waste to more Mimics than anyone on Earth. As Cage and Rita take the fight to the aliens, each repeated battle becomes an opportunity to find the key to annihilating the alien invaders and saving the Earth.

"Edge of Tomorrow" stars Bill Paxton, Charlotte Riley, Emily Blunt, Jonas Armstrong, T.I., and Tom Cruise.

Directed by Doug Liman.
Written by Dante Harper and Joby Harold.
Produced by Erwin Stoff, Jason Hoffs, and Tom Lassally.
Production company/distributor: Warner Bros..

Release Date: June 06, 2014

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