Val Kilmer and Tom Cruise have been friends for a long time, and their on-screen reunion has caught the attention of fans. Despite the fact that their characters in Top Gun had a rocky start, in real life, the two actors have always been supportive of each other. Kilmer has stated that he considers Cruise a true friend, and that they share intimate stories and challenges about their different lifestyles. Cruise has also proven to be a great support for Kilmer during his courageous battle with cancer in recent years.
Kilmer has said that it was fun to portray the conflict between their characters, but that there are no bad feelings between them. He also mentioned that they were like school children on set, and that he always thought of Cruise as a friend. It's clear that the friendship between Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer goes beyond the screen. They have been friends for a long time, and their bond is strong enough to overcome any challenge.
Their friendship is an example of how two people can come together despite their differences and support each other in times of need.