With a star-studded career that this actor has a had, It’s surprising to see that a Tom Cruise movie has never opened at more than $65million in the first week of the domestic box office. Mission Impossible: Fallout which was his biggest movie, came down to $787 million worldwide. Top Gun Maverick could change his biggest numbers. Experts are confirming a sequel to break his record crossing $100million easily. This movie is being appreciated by critics.It also received a standing ovation at Cannes.
Tom Cruise’s first $100 million
The weekend opening of this sequel could easily give the actor $92million respectively -Hollywood reporters. They state that many experts believe this movie will cross the $100 million club. Some even believe it can go up to $125 million. Hollywood Reporter stated that this movie has a 97% score on rotten tomatoes. The cast includes stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Ed Harris, and Val Kilmer. This Cruise film also features Lady Gaga’s ballad ‘Hold my Hand’. The production is handled by Jerry Bruckheimer, who was a guide to the 1986 film.
Cast and Plot- Top Gun Maverick
This movie is returning with Tom as an extremely confident Cpt Pete ”Maverick” Mitchell. This movie was set to release in 2020 but Covid happened, forcing the makers to move it for a bigger theatre release.
Paramount’s official description for this sequel- “After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: ‘Rooster,’ the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer 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 fly it.”
Top Gun Maverick has made it’s rounds on social media. Tom Cruise seen flying a real fighter plane in this movie. The scenes are breath-taking. Tom getting his first $100million is a reason enough for fans to go watch the movie! Top Gun: Maverick will cruise into theatres on May 27, 2022