Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick broke a domestic box office record.
In North America, it has grossed more than $601.9 million in seven weeks, making it Paramount Pictures’ highest-grossing film to date.
The fictional action-adventure film surpassed Titanic’s $600.7 million, which was Paramount’s previous top earner.
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Worldwide, the sequel has grossed over $1 billion, as fans flock to see the continuation of the story of Navy Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell through Cruise’s reprising role.
Here are 10 no-spoilers number-based facts about Top Gun: Maverick.
05/27/22 – Top Gun: Maverick was released in US theaters on May 27, 2022.
36 – The film sequel debuted 36 years after the original Top Gun, which was released on May 16, 1986.
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5 – The release date for Top Gun: Maverick was originally scheduled for July 12, 2019, but has been changed five times due to re-recordings and the COVID-19 pandemic.
10 – Film producer David Ellison told Bloomberg that Top Gun: Maverick took eight years to develop and two years to make.
$170 million – The film’s estimated production budget was said to be $170 million, according to IMDb — an online entertainment information database that aggregates production details and reviews for films, television and streaming shows, video games, and more.
131 – The running time of the action-adventure film is 131 minutes (two hours and 11 minutes).
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$1.2 billion – As of July 13, “Top Gun: Maverick” has grossed nearly $1.2 billion worldwide, according to box office Mojo by IMDbPro ticket sales data.
97% – “Top Gun: Maverick” has an average Rotten Tomatoes score of 97% from more than 430 professional critic reviews. The audience score is even higher, with 99% coming from “50,000+ verified reviews”.
$12.5M – According to a June Forbes report, Tom Cruise reportedly earned $12.5 million upfront for his starring role in Top Gun: Maverick, receiving more than 10% of the first gross.
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0 – “Top Gun: Maverick” is not available for streaming anywhere in the world. The film’s producer and distributor, Paramount Pictures, is expected to have the film ready for its streaming service, Paramount+. A formal announcement is still pending.