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Why Kim Kardashian Is Obsessed With Tom Cruise and Top Gun: Maverick

It’s nothing new that Kim Kardashian praises a movie on her social media handles. But this time the TV star seems to have been pleased and obsessed with the Top Gun: Maverick featuring Tom Cruise. This movie is the sequel to the 1986 blockbuster called Top Gun: Maverick, which achieved a 96% positive rating from the audience and whopping up to 76 reviews collected on the Rotten Tomatoes.

Kim Kardashian praised Top Gun: Maverick
Kim Kardashian praised Top Gun: Maverick

Carried by many reviews, this is an overwhelming word-of-mouth movie, an absolute hit of 2022. No wonder why Kim Kardashian herself is obsessed with this movie.

Kim Kardashian Is Obsessed With Tom Cruise’s Blockbuster ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Kim Kardashian re-watched Top-Gun: Maverick
Kim Kardashian re-watched Top-Gun: Maverick

This Friday, Kim Kardashian shared a picture of Tom Cruise on Instagram and captioned it by writing:

“3rd time watching Top Gun. It’s sooo good!”

In the movie, the 59-year-old actor Tom Cruise comes back with his role as Pete Mitchell, the Navy pilot who has never grown through the ranks because of his tendency for bucking authority. According to the movie, Mitchell, who is also known as Maverick, is asked to train a batch of young fighter pilots for an important mission. Well, this rarely happens that Kim Kardashian is re-watching a movie and praising it with all the glory and admiration.

Top Gun: Maverick Eyes $290 Million at Domestic Box Office

Tom Cruise received praise from critics
Tom Cruise received praise from critics

Meanwhile, the most anticipated action film Top Gun: Maverick was expected to have a big opening and it did not disappoint us, it reached an estimated amount of $151 million in North America for the four-day Memorial Day weekend. Viewers had to wait for 36 years to watch the sequel to the original “Top Gun,” but critics confirmed that Paramount/Skydance production was worth the wait, with some calling it improved to the original film. The film whose release had been delayed two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic notched $124 million for the first three days of this holiday weekend and took in the same amount overseas, but not playing in China or Russia.

For Paramount, this is the fifth and biggest box office hit of 2022, following Scream, Jackass Forever, The Lost City, and Sonic the Hedgehog 2. The studio anticipates Maverick’s domestic total to hit $290 million dotted by Sunday. It is already Tom Cruise’s biggest film domestically, winning against War of the Worlds’ $243 million hauls in 2005. After releasing a record 4,732 North American sites in its debut weekend, the movie added 19 more venues in the second weekend. By comparison, Maverick’s projected 33% fall is an advancement over recent hits such as ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and The ‘Batman,’ which recorded 67% and 50.4% falls, respectively, in their second weekends.

Related: Top Gun: Maverick Sets a Major Paramount and Memorial Day Record

Written by Shreeparna Das