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A new behind-the-scenes video showcases Tom Cruise’s commitment to his outrageous stunt work in this summer’s The Mummy.

Action movies live or die by the stunt work. Audiences love seeing characters they’ve come to know put in life threatening situations and walk out the other side. Whether jumping onto an airplane as it’s taking off, scaling the tallest building in the world, or running headlong into a massive explosion, there’s nothing quite like the thrill of seeing someone risk life and limb for the sake of a thrilling cinematic moment, and one man does it, perhaps, better than anyone. 
 Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible- Rogue Nation) has built the latter half of his career off delivering audiences the thrills they crave without the benefit of a stuntman. Movie after movie has found the A-lister upping the ante with death defying stunts that leave audiences hungry for more. At this point, it wouldn’t be a Cruise movie if he weren’t risking his life for the sake of the shot, and so of course he brought that maniacal work ethic with him to The Mummy.
 The video from SyFy Wire (watch it above) details how much physical work Cruise brought to his role in Universal’s upcoming action take on the classic monster tale. As usual, the actor brings his best to ensure that the stunt work is as stunning as it can be and goes to great lengths to make sure the film’s vision is realized. His enthusiasm for making sure the film works is more than apparent, and rubs off on his co-stars as well. According to Cruise,

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