Top Gun: Maverick He never stops breaking records. Just a few days ago we reported that the production of Paramount Pictures and Skydance, became the highest grossing film of the career of its protagonist, Tom Cruise, in the United States, and later, in the highest grossing film of 2022 also in the US, and now, it’s time to confirm another record.
Top Gun: Maverick becomes the highest-grossing film of all time in Cruise’s career at the global box officebeating the previous record holder, Mission: Impossible – Falloutthe sixth installment of the action saga Mission: Impossible whose global box office reached $791.1 million. Maverick accumulates $806.4 million dollars at the global box office: $422.2 million dollars at the domestic box office, and $384.2 million dollars at the international box office.
Compared to the original film, Top Gun it accumulated $357.2 million dollars, adjusted for inflation that brings it to $958 million dollars. Can the sequel beat its original at the box office?
Other records achieved by Top Gun: Maverick is to have become the highest-grossing opening of all time in Cruise’s career; and the highest-grossing domestic opening on Memorial Day weekend – the first new record in 15 years.
The sequel starring Cruise maintains a 97% approval rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, with 386 critics counted, and a 99% approval rating from the audience with more than 25,000 verified reviews on the specialized site.
ABOUT TOP GUN: MAVERICK
The movie of Joseph Kosinskipicks up its plot 30 years after the events of the original installment, with Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, now working in the United States Navy’s prestigious Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor Program, which he attended in Top Gun. In the sequel, Maverick is forced to navigate the increasingly complex world of drone warfare while mentoring a new generation of Navy pilots.
After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s finest aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a fearless test pilot and dodging the rank advancement that would put him in Earth.
When he finds himself training a detachment of TOPGUN graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick meets Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Air Force Officer. radar intercept, Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.”
Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to pilot it.”
Kosinski directs from the script of Eric Warren Singer, Honor Krugery Christopher McQuarriewith a history of Peter Craig y Justin Marks (The Jungle Book).
Harold Faltermeyercomposer of the original film’s soundtrack, is back for the sequel, working on the original soundtrack alongside Hans Zimmer y Lady Gaga.