‘Minority Report’ and 18 More Movies That Accurately Predicted Future Tech (Photos)

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Today is the 15th anniversary of the release of “Minority Report,” one of the most innovative and prescient sci-fi movies to grace the big screen.

[...] in honor of the Steven Spielberg-Tom Cruise masterpiece, we wanted to run through 20 movies that predicted modern tech.

Elon Musk, Google, and Uber have been duking it out to bring self-driving cars to the masses, but Arnold Schwarzenegger might have jumpstarted the competition when he took a robot-controlled ride in 1990’s “Total Recall.”

“The Terminator” predicted military drones long before they were introduced to police forces and militaries.

Harrison Ford’s cult classic “Blade Runner” predicted digital billboards, which see now all over the

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Emmy Contenders Joseph Fiennes, Michelle Monaghan, and Ian McShane on Religion’s Dark Side

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Artists see how that quest can provide solace and how it can also be turned to nefarious ends, and make it the stuff of drama.

“The material is pretty complex and gnarly and horrific,” said Joseph Fiennes, who plays Commander Fred Waterford, a government official in a fundamentalist theocracy, Gilead, ruled by a group known as the Sons of Jacob.

In the series, based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel, the Commander and other top officials are given the few fertile women in the society as property; Elisabeth Moss plays Offred (literally, “of Fred”), whose purpose is simply to bear children for Waterford and his wife.

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My Wild Summer With Tom Cruise: Women, Sean Penn and the Making of ‘Risky Business’

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In an exclusive book excerpt, Curtis Armstrong, who would go on to co-star in 'Revenge of the Nerds' and 'Moonlighting,' reveals on-set raunch and shooting secrets ("Bible study and blow jobs," girls lined up outside Cruise's hotel room) of a teen classic made just before the birth of a megastar.read more

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‘The Mummy’ Leads International Box Office, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ 5 Crosses $500 Million

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“The Mummy” is closing in on $300 million worldwide after leading the international box office for the second consecutive weekend. The Tom Cruise vehicle had a disappointing $32.2 million opening weekend in North America and a steep drop-off during week two. But overseas, it’s on track to earn $53 million in 68 territories this weekend,... Read more »

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Iggy Azalea Got Through ‘Flinch’ Without a Heart Attack, But Not a Full Martini (Video)

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The “Late Late Show” host had four female guests on Tuesday — Lily James, Kate Mara, Iggy Azalea and Jane Krakowski — and he fired fruit at all of their faces.

Tom Cruise Is a Good Sport About James Corden's Dumb Riverboat Business Idea (Video)

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What Happens to Universal’s Dark Universe After Meh ‘Mummy’ Opening?

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[...] that Universal’s “The Mummy” has unwrapped poor reviews and mixed financial performance, what does it mean for the studio’s planned Dark Universe franchise?

A lot of expectation management, recruiting top talent, and diversifying the types of films they’ll adapt from their own storied vault, industry experts and studio insiders told TheWrap.

To start the monster party, Tom Cruise and director Alex Kurtzman offered up “The Mummy,” an action adventure with Sofia Boutella as a relentless entombed demon who breaks free and wreaks havoc.

[...] Universal previously trotted out the troublemaking Egyptian spirit for a Brendan Frasier trilogy in 1999, 2001 and 2008 — which made $1.2 billion combined

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What ‘The Mummy’s’ Cursed Domestic Opening Means for Tom Cruise’s Movie Star Appeal

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What ‘The Mummy’s’ Cursed Domestic Opening Means for Tom Cruise’s Movie Star Appeal

“You certainly can’t blame his [Cruise’s] work ethic,” Paul Dergarabedian of comScore told TheWrap of the “Top Gun” star, who covers the map for photo calls, premieres, chat-show stints and the like — and does it with a smile.

More name stars are moving to movies on TV and streaming platforms, with A-list talent such as Brad Pitt making films for Netflix and others like Matthew McConaughey and Nicole Kidman signing on to more prestige television shows like “True Detective” and “Big Little Lies.”

[...] unlike “Pirates,” those who did go see the film, had mixed reactions, as “The Mummy”

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‘The Mummy’ Dies Domestically but Finds Life Overseas

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With receipts of $141.8M in 63 territories, "The Mummy" is Tom Cruise's highest-grossing open of his career internationally

Against a budget of $160 million, “The Mummy” only grossed an estimated $32.2 million domestically, putting it $25 million behind the $57.2 million second frame estimate posted by “Wonder Woman.”

The film grossed $141.8 million from 63 territories, making it the biggest international opening for the film’s marquee star, Tom Cruise.

While Cruise’s drawing power among foreign audiences is still strong — the film took No. 1 in 46 countries including China and set records for Cruise in 26 of them — the international box office has changed greatly since

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