‘Top Gun: Maverick’ with the numbers: 10 top facts about the record-breaking film

Tom Cruise’s “Top Gun: Maverick” has broken a domestic ticket record.

It has grossed more than $ 601.9 million in North America in seven weeks – making it the highest-grossing film to date for Paramount Pictures.

The fictional action-adventure film “Titanics” hit $ 600.7 million, which was Paramount’s former high-earner.

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Globally, the sequel has grossed over a billion dollars, while fans flock to see the continuation of Navy Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell’s story through Cruise’s transformed role.

Top Gun: Maverick poster

Tom Cruise portrays Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in “Top Gun: Maverick”, the sequel to Paramount Pictures’ “Top Gun” from 1986. (Paramount Pictures via AP / Associated Press)

Here are 10 spoiler-free number-based facts about “Top Gun: Maverick.”

5-27-22 – “Top Gun: Maverick” was released in US theaters on May 27, 2022.

36 – The film’s sequel debuted 36 years after the original “Top Gun” – which was released on May 16, 1986.

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5 – The release date of “Top Gun: Maverick” was originally scheduled for July 12, 2019, but it was changed five times due to resumes 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.

$ 170M – The film’s estimated production budget is said to have been $ 170 million, according to IMDb – an online entertainment information database that gathers production details and reviews for movies, TV and streaming shows, video games and more.

131 – The action-adventure film’s playing time is 131 minutes (two hours and 11 minutes).

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$ 1.2 billion As of July 13, “Top Gun: Maverick” earned nearly $ 1.2 billion worldwide, according to ticket sales data released by Box Office Mojo by IMDbPro.

97% – “Top Gun: Maverick” has an average Rotten Tomatoes score of 97% from more than 430 professional reviews. Audience scores are even higher, with 99% obtained from “50,000+ verified ratings.”

$ 12.5 million – Tom Cruise reportedly earned $ 12.5 million to star in “Top Gun: Maverick” and will receive more than 10% of the first gross dollar, according to a June Forbes report.

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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 hold the film for its Paramount + streaming service. A formal announcement is still missing.

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