What happens when you take a proven and talented filmmaker capable of excelling in virtually any genre, pair him up with a pair of A-list superstars, and throw them into a globetrotting blockbuster romantic action-comedy full of glamorous places and people? beautifull? Well, in the case of knight and daynot much of note.
That’s not to say that the windy caper is an abject flop of a movie, but it could have been so much more. Instead, the undeniable chemistry and charisma of leads Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz lift the material above outright banality, but it was a serious case of wasted potential.
The story of an affable international agent and a normal civilian who team up for an ever-expanding adventure that puts them both in the middle of danger, all while sparks fly in more ways than one, it’s a story as old as cinema itself. , but knight and day It always feels like they are one or two fresh ingredients away from being something special.
However, that hasn’t stopped the relatively successful 2010 effort from finding new life on Disney Plus, where the 20th Century Fox title has become one of the platform’s most popular hits this weekend through the Star expansion, according to FlixPatrol.
As for Cruise’s blockbusters, only The Mummy, Jack Reacher: Never go backY stormy days have a lower score on Rotten Tomatoes than knight and daybut that clearly hasn’t put off streaming subscribers.