Remember when Tom Cruise was just a gorgeous A-list actor who couldn’t make a bad movie?
Those were the days — before the jumping on couches, the whirlwind romances, the controversial statements… What if there was a way to go back–
On Friday, Gawker.com obtained video (Watch it below!) of the Jerry Maguire star from 2004, taped during a lavish birthday celebration thrown by Tom’s fellow scientologists.
The secret video — dated July of 2004 — shows Tom being led into the party on the Scientology cruise ship, Freewinds, as a solo guitarist bangs out the theme song to Top Gun. Grinning like a cheshire cat, Tom claps ecstatically as the guitarist plays a medley of songs from his most memorable films, including Mission: Impossible and Risky Buisness.
But the best part is when Tom jumps up during a rendition of "Old Time Rock and Roll" and starts singing and dancing with the performers on stage. Afterwards, he belts out in giddy laughter, "This is incredible… it’s the best birthday ever, ever, ever,ever,ever, and I mean ever!" Uh, yeah, we agree!