Despite Being its 12th Weekend in Theaters, Top Gun: Maverick Continues to Soar and Roar With Number 2 Position in Domestic Box Office

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The sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun, Top Gun: Maverick was released on May 27, 2022. It’s been almost three months since the movie’s release, but it is still making records at the box office. 

Top Gun: Maverick is still unstoppable
Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick

Starring Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, and Val Kilmer, the movie follows the United States Navy Captain Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell. The film follows up on the events after 30 years of the first film. The story follows how Maverick trains a group of Top Gun pilots for a mission. 

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Top Gun: Maverick Box Office Collection

The film has so far grossed $7.1 million domestically and $8.4 million from 64 international markets this weekend. After 12 weeks of its release, the movie had collected $673 million at the domestic box office and $704 million internationally.

The film has recently taken over Titanic, an all-time blockbuster from the seventh position in the index of the biggest movies of all time domestically. With a $1.37 billion collection, Top Gun: Maverick is also the 13th highest-grossing film of a time. In this list, the film took over Black Panther, Harry Potter, the Deathly Hallows Part 2, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Top Gun: Maverick
Top Gun: Maverick

The movie has sailed past Titanic at the domestic box office. And considering the pace it is going forward, it is believed that it will soon take over Avenger: Infinity War. It can also take over Black Panther’s $700 million domestic lifetime haul. 

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Paramount’s Biggest Film

The movie makers and the studio Paramount seem to have made the best decision by holding on to Top Gun: Maverick. The film has become one of the biggest films of 2022, the biggest film of Tom Cruise’s career, and the biggest film for the studio, Paramount. Not just Top Gun: Maverick Paramount seems to be having a good year with five theatrical hits in the current year alone. The studio released Scream, Jackass Forever, The Lost City, and Sonic The Hedgehog 2.

Tom Cruise convinced Glen Powell
Glen Powell as Hangman

Top Gun: Maverick has continuously dominated the box office maintaining the top position ever since its release. However, the movies went down from the top five for once but gained back their spot in the top two on domestic charts this weekend. 

The top territories of the film in the international market remain with the UK being at the top, followed by Japan, South Korea, Australia, and France. Directed by Tony Scott in 1986 Top Gun: grossed $357 million worldwide with a budget of 15 million. 

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