First Look: Tom Cruise In All You Need Is Kill

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Tom Cruise plays Lieutenant Colonel Bill Cage in director Doug Liman's 'All You Need Is Kill' due March 14, 2014 -- Warner Bros

"War of The Worlds" meets "Iron Man" with a touch "Groundhog Day" starring Tom Cruise?!

The first image from Cruise's "All You Need Is Kill," based on the graphic novel by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, has been released.

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The shot shows the actor suited up in a mech suit running from a wall of flames.

The sci-fi movie centers around Cruise's Lieutenant Colonel Bill Cage, a soldier who is caught in a time loop while he fights an alien race - and dies again and again - that has invaded Earth. Cruise's character is able to learn after each death, until he's able to defeat invaders.

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The Doug Liman film, which also stars Emily Blunt, is slated to hit theaters on March 14, 2014.

The actor's alien butt-kicking big screen adventures will first kick off in 2013 when Cruise plays a solider sent to a distant planet to destroy the last of alien race in in "Oblivion," which co-stars Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo and "Game of Thrones" star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

-- Jesse Spero

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