Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick is reaching new heights with no intentions of landing soon and has already become the summer blockbuster while achieving an amazing box office collection. The Joseph Kosinski-directed Maverick is a direct sequel to 1986’s Top Gun which achieved much more than what was expected from the movie. The sequel has now become the highest-grossing Tom Cruise movie of all time at the worldwide box office.
TheTop Gun sequel is ranked as Cruise’s top film in 23 markets including the UK, Australia, and Brazil, and is also the Paramount Pictures’ second highest-grossing release ever.
Top Gun: Maverick Box Office Collection
The movie is critically praised and appreciated with many reviewers considering it superior to its original film. According to Deadline, Top Gun: Maverick has now hit a total of $806.4 million globally by June 16. This is comprised of $422.2 million domestically and $384.2 million in international markets. It is also the studios’ biggest live-action title in 15 markets, including the UK, Australia, France, and Brazil.
During the second weekend, the sequel to the original Top Gun had surpassed Spider-Man: No Way Home’s box office record for the biggest second Friday of the pandemic era in cinemas with $25 million.
Tom Cruise Led Top Gun: Maverick Surpassing Mission: Impossible – Fallout
Maverick has soared past Cruise’s previous top hit, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, which made a total of $791.1 million worldwide. The major collection came from the domestic market which bulked Maverick‘s success. Though the movie caught less attention in international markets which might be because it’s a film about the American military, even though the enemy soldiers in the film don’t specifically belong to any particular country.
With the speed Maverick is flying with, many are considering that the movie could cross $1B worldwide. The film is still left to be released in South Korea which is considered to be a huge Cruise market, will be available by next week.
Joseph Kosinski directed Top Gun: Maverick starring Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, and Val Kilmer, is set after 36 years when Maverick returns to the Top Gun, where events will make Maverick confront his past as he trains a group of younger fighter pilots, including the son of his late best friend Goose, for a dangerous new mission unlike any other.
Top Gun: Maverick is now playing in theaters.