Joseph Kosinski directed and Tom Cruise starrer Top Gun Maverick has become the 5th highest-grossing film ever in history. Interestingly, it has surpassed Marvel studios’ backed Black Panther. It is the follow-up to the 1986 movie Top Gun and the second installment in the Top Gun movie series.
Top Gun Maverick began premiering in theatres from May 27. It crossed the $1 billion mark to become Tom Cruise’s highest-grossing film of his professional journey. As per IndieWire, it is available on iTunes, Google Play, and Vudu, where the rent is $19.99 and has been performing well on digital.
Media publication Variety said that Top Gun 2″ shifted back to the top of the box office table over Labor Day weekend, collecting $701 million as aggregate sales. It succeeded Black Panther which received $700.4 million at the North American Box Office.
Brian Robbins, President and CEO of Paramount Pictures, said, “It’s without a doubt, that ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is a true cultural touchstone embodying the power of the cinematic experience. As we celebrate this enormous achievement and the film’s massive impact, we want to extend our gratitude to Tom Cruise, our filmmakers and cast, Paramount’s marketing and distribution teams, and the legions of both new and longtime ‘Top Gun’ fa