Les Grossman -- aka Tom Cruise -- takes over the MTV Movie AwardsAdd to Favorites | 2014 MTV Movie Awards
But you can make a strong case for Cruise, who reprised his "Tropic Thunder" character, the f-bomb-dropping, money-grubbing movie producer Les Grossman, in several pre-taped bits -- and even appeared live for a dance number with Jennifer Lopez after booting "The Hangover's" Ed Helms off the stage.
Cruise wasn't doing the character just out of the goodness of his heart -- he does have a movie to promote. His latest, "Knight and Day," opens in three weeks, and he and co-star Cameron Diaz appeared together to present the best movie award (to "Twilight: New Moon"). But in taking on the hilariously awful Grossman again, Cruise showed a willingness to make fun of himself that we haven't seen for a while.
Here's our favorite piece, in which Grossman envisions a buddy-cop flick for "Twilight" stars Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner and takes on "Karate Kid" Jaden Smith.
What did you think of Cruise at the MTV Movie Awards?
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