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Tom Cruise Reportedly Saved Co-Star’s Life from Spinning Helicopter Blade While on Set

Tom Cruise Reportedly Saved Co-Star’s Life from Spinning Helicopter Blade While on Set

Tom Cruise is a hero on the big screen and in real life. A new report from The Sun (via NME) reveals Cruise saved his co-star Elisabeth Shue’s life during the production of the 1988 comedy “Cocktail.” The film’s aerial camera operator Bill Bennett wrote about the incident recently on Facebook, and Cruise reportedly confirmed the story to his “Mission: Impossible” director Christopher McQuarrie. The Sun’s report followed a story from over the weekend in which Cruise was spotted saving a cameraman from falling off a train during a stunt on the production of the latest “Mission: Impossible” movie.

“We were filming the scene from a helicopter, where Tom and Elisabeth are riding horses along the beach,” Bennett writes in his post. “After a couple takes, the pilot would land the helicopter on the beach, and Tom and Elisabeth would come over to watch the shot recordings and get notes from the director.

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