Days Of Thunder Daybill Movie Poster Original
Daybill Movie Poster.Days of Thunder is a 1990 American sports action drama film released by Paramount Pictures, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Tony Scott (Top Gun). The cast includes Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, Caroline Williams, and Michael Rooker. The film also features appearances by real life NASCAR racers, such as Rusty Wallace, Neil Bonnett, and Harry Gant. Commentator Dr. Jerry Punch, of ESPN, has a cameo appearance, as does co-producer Don Simpson. This is the first of three films to star both Cruise and Kidman (the other two being Far and Away and Eyes Wide Shut). The film was widely praised for its action sequences, Hans Zimmer's musical score, fast pace, and the performances of Cruise and Kidman. Quentin Tarantino said the film was his favorite big budget racing movie. “To me Days of Thunder is the movie Grand Prix and Le Mans should have been.” Days of Thunder was released on Wednesday, June 27, 1990.The film was a financial success grossing $157,920,733.