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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Joins Billion-Dollar Box Office Club in a First for Tom Cruise

Boom! Top Gun: Maverick has joined the billion-dollar club at the global box office. It’s the first Tom Cruise film to achieve the milestone, and the 50th Hollywood movie overall, not adjusted for inflation. Director Joseph Kosinski’s film passed the barrier after finishing Sunday with an estimated domestic total of $521.7 million and $484.7 million […]

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Flies Past $900M in Latest Box Office Milestone

Top Gun: Maverick has become only the third Hollywood movie of the pandemic era to cross the $900 million mark at the worldwide box office in the latest milestone for the Paramount and Skydance movie. Director Joseph Kosinski’s film achieved the feat on Monday after finishing the day with a domestic total of $474.8 million […]

From Liam Neeson to Vin Diesel: 11 Movie Dads Who Kick Ass

It's time to celebrate the film fathers who do whatever it takes to defend their children, from Tom Cruise to Dwayne Johnson to Denzel Washington.

Box Office Milestone: ‘Top Gun 2’ Becomes Tom Cruise’s Biggest Global Hit

Top Gun: Maverick has become Tom Cruise’s biggest earner at the worldwide box office, not adjusted for inflation. Through Thursday, the Paramount and Skydance movie has collected $806.3 million in worldwide ticket sales, including $422.1 million domestically and $384.2 million overseas. That’s enough to outrank Cruise’s previous top earner, 2018’s Mission: Impossible — Fallout, which […]

Box Office Milestone: ‘Top Gun 2’ Cruises Past ‘Doctor Strange 2’ to Hit $400M

Filmmaker Joseph Kosinski and Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick continues to set off sonic booms. On Monday — its 18th day in release — the Paramount and Skydance movie passed up Marvel and Disney’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness to become the top-grossing domestic film of 2022 so far, with $401.8 million in […]

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Bites Off $145M Opening

The dinos are back. Jurassic World Dominion devoured $145 million from 4,676 theaters in its domestic opening after roaring to a Friday gross of $59.6 million. Globally, the summer tentpole finished Sunday with a total of $392.4 million as the box office recovery continued to gain momentum. Weekend actuals came in ahead of Sunday’s estimated […]

Behind ‘Top Gun: Maverick’s’ Emotional Val Kilmer-Tom Cruise Reunion

[This story contains spoilers for Top Gun: Maverick.] Top Gun: Maverick is full of cutting-edge filmmaking that transports audiences into the cockpit of an F/A-18.  But amid the thrills, there is a much more intimate scene that is also garnering a strong reaction. Midway through the film, Tom Cruise’s Pete “Maverick” Mitchell reunites with Val […]

How Greg Tarzan Davis Took Flight on ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘Mission: Impossible 7’

[The following story contains spoilers for Top Gun: Maverick.] Top Gun: Maverick star Greg Tarzan Davis is here to remind you that small moments can still leave big impressions. In 2018, Davis auditioned for a bit part in Harrison Ford’s The Call of the Wild, and he made such an impact on casting director Denise Chamian […]

Box Office: Why ‘Top Gun 2’ Could Be the First Tom Cruise Movie to Join the $1B Club

Nothing short of astonishment swept across Hollywood over the June 3-5 weekend when Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick dropped a mere 29 percent from its Memorial Day launch thanks to spectacular word of mouth. That’s the lowest decline in history for a movie opening to $100 million or more, and a slim decline for any […]

Box Office: ‘Top Gun 2’ Scores Record $90M Second Weekend, Crosses $550M Globally

Joseph Kosinski’s Top Gun: Maverick is showing no signs of slowing down. The Paramount and Skydance tentpole, starring Tom Cruise, is doing massive business in its second weekend. The sequel earned $90 million to boast the smallest decline ever — 29 percent — for a movie opening domestically to $100 million or more. Shrek 2, […]

The Cast of ‘Top Gun,’ Then and Now

The classic 1986 action-drama is back in the zeitgeist after the release of 'Top Gun: Maverick.' Here's a look at what the cast of the first film has been up to since their last run to the Danger Zone.

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Star Monica Barbaro Discusses Female Aviators Who Helped Hone Character and Shares How She Cemented Her Call Sign

[This story contains spoilers for Top Gun: Maverick.] In 2004, Becky Calder became the first woman pilot to graduate from TOPGUN, so in keeping with their commitment to verisimilitude, Top Gun: Maverick’s brain trust knew that their film needed to follow suit. That’s where Monica Barbaro enters the picture as Lt. Natasha “Phoenix” Trace, whose […]