Cruise plays Vincent, a hit man, in this thriller directed by Michael Mann. The night before a trial, he hijacks a cab and its driver, Max, played by Jamie Foxx, to drive him around Los Angeles so he can kill the witnesses and prosecutor per his contract. Co-starring Jada Pinkett-Smith and Mark Ruffalo.
It was different. I always look for a challenge and something that’s different. This definitely had every element and promise of being that. I wanted to work with Michael Mann and these guys, Jada and Jamie. It was very challenging, really challenging.