On Monday, Tom Cruise increased the stakes for his own growingly insane antics when he posted a message on social media while jumping out of a moving plane at a great height. 

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The reference was to his most recent film, Top Gun: Maverick, which continues to be the year's highest-grossing movie, and its digital release. 

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Fans are in awe of Tom's most recent stunt, and many are shocked at how the actor consistently raises the adrenaline level of his outrageous exploits.

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On Monday morning, the footage was shared on social media by the official Top Gun account and Paramount Pictures, the film's production company (Sunday night US time).

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A few hours later, Tom posted the video to his personal Twitter account with the caption "A special message from the set of #MissionImpossible." 

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Mission Impossible 7 is currently being filmed in South Africa with the actor.

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Tom is shown in the first scene of the video He says, “Hey everyone. Here we are over sunny South Africa. We are filming Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Parts 1 and 2. I didn’t want the year to end without thanking you all for coming out to the theatres. And thank you for supporting Top Gun: Maverick.”waiting to jump out of an aeroplane. 

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At this point, he receives a tap on his shoulder and the camera pans to reveal the other person in the aircraft is Mission Impossible 7 director Christopher McQuarrie.

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The director points to his watch to indicate they are short of time and says, “We are running out of room. We have to get the shot.” Tom nods and says, “Yes, we gotta get the shot.”  

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“Thank you for supporting Top Gun: Maverick and thank you for allowing us to entertain you. It truly is the honour of my lifetime. I am running out of altitude. So I have to get back to work. I have to get this shot. You have a very safe and happy holidays. We’ll see you at the movies,” he adds before zooming away at great speed. 

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