After 36 years of ‘Top Gun’ was released, recently ‘Top Gun’s sequel hit the theaters, and the sequel has received an excellent response from critics and audience, in terms of reviews and at the box office, which is too well for makers and especially for Tom Cruise because the box office performance of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is not only well but record-breaking excellent, and it has become one of the best films for Tom Cruise’s career.
Is Top Gun Maverick Hit Or Flop?
Tom Cruise’s action-drama ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ released in 4735 domestic theaters on May 27, collected $52.01 million on its opening day and $126.70 million on its opening weekend at the domestic box office. Overall, ‘Top Gun 2’ has so far collected $718.73 million domestically, $776.96 million overseas, and has a total gross of $1.495 billion worldwide against the production budget of $175 million.
Looking at the current box office performance, it is true that ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is a really record-breaking film at the box office. With a $126 million opening weekend domestically and $1 billion global so-far, ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ has become the first $100 million opening weekend and highest-grossing film of Tom Cruise’s 40 years career, and compared to budget, it’s excellent. So, without any doubt, ‘Top Gun’s sequel ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is a blockbuster film at the box office. Currently, it is the highest-grossing film in 2022 global.
Talking about critical responses, then ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ received an 8.3/10* IMDb rating based on 632k votes, and on Rotten Tomatoes, it is scored 96/100% based on 478 reviews.
‘Top Gun: Maverick’
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is directed by Joseph Kosinski and stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, and Jon Hamm. ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ film was produced under the banners of Skydance Media and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The writers of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ are Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, Christopher McQuarrie, Peter Craig, Justin Marks, and Jack Epps Jr.