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Tom Cruise made EW's Power List

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Tom Cruise made EW’s Power List

Age 41

When Cruise scribbles in his day planner, Hollywood shudders. A change in his schedule has ripple effects throughout the industry: When he opted to make Michael Mann’s ”Collateral” before ”M:I-3,” multiple studios were reconsidering plans for summer ‘04. Although December’s ”The Last Samurai” couldn’t scare off a certain ”King” with a ring, that hasn’t stopped Warner Bros. from banking on it (Cruise is also, taking a pay cut to help finance its $100 million budget). He’s causing ripples off screen, too: Producing credits include the next Cameron Crowe film and the thriller ”Suspect Zero.”

Originally posted October 17 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT

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