Tom Cruise Thanks Fans for Top Gun: Maverick’s Legendary Box Office Opening Weekend


Tom Cruise has set a new good rating.  After the debut of ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ the Hollywood actor is celebrating the triumph of his movie, which grossed an astounding $156 million domestically over the four-day launch weekend. Following the great opening weekend of his latest film, Cruise has offered a sweet gesture to his fans. The details are as follows:

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All about the movie Top Gun: Maverick –

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Tom Cruise’s latest movie.

Long-time fans of ‘Top Gun,’ made by Joseph Kosinski, were ecstatic to see Tom Cruise reprise his legendary role as Navy pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, 36 years after the initial movie. The new plot involves a new generation of skilled fighter pilots, to be supervised by Maverick, who will oversee their training. The successor to the fan-favorite hit from 1986 has outperformed all predictions, with a projected opening weekend of $130 million. Now, the actor has surpassed $100 million in box office receipts for the first time in his career.


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Fan response to Tom Cruise’s latest movie:

American actor and producer, Tom Cruise.
American actor and producer, Tom Cruise.

It was believed that the film would perform poorly since many members of the millennial population are unaware of it. The film’s death-defying jet sequences, on the other hand, have elevated the entertainment to a different extreme. Fans and critics both, are raving about the action scenes, particularly those involving aircraft and planes. Thus, it’s no surprise that Top Gun: Maverick has a near-perfect crowd score and a 97% Rotten Tomatoes rating. This Certified Fresh film has set new cinematic standards, proving yet again that Tom Cruise is a superstar. Furthermore, Top Gun 2 is being praised not only for its fascinating writing but also for Tom’s enthusiasm.


Related: “It’s exhilarating” – Top Gun: Maverick Put Its Cast Into Real-Life Flying Simulations For The Movie

Tom Cruise’s reply to Top Gun: Maverick’s ratings –

Tom Cruise in a scene from Top Gun: Maverick trailer.
A scene from Top Gun: Maverick trailer.

Now, the Mission: Impossible star has reacted to Top Gun: Maverick breaking movie office records. Tom acknowledged his followers on Twitter for enabling the film to earn a record-breaking $250 million opening weekend. “Thank you to everyone who saw #TopGun: Maverick and helped make it a historic opening weekend,” Cruise wrote. Prince William and Kate Middleton, who attended the U.K. premiere and walked the red carpet, also expressed their enthusiasm for the launch of Top Gun: Maverick.


Cruise was recently surprised with an honorary Palme d’Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival following a spectacular ceremony featuring French fighter planes at the Palais des Festivals. “I’m going to take this all in and I’m never going to forget this evening,” the actor said. He also added, “Thank you for being here. We’re here for you. I make these movies for all of you. I’m of you in every meeting, in every moment”.

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