“Top Gun: Maverick” by the numbers: Top 10 facts about this record-breaking movie

Adam Aron, CEO of AMC Entertainment, tells ‘The Claman Countdown” that theater attendance has increased 15% from pre-pandemic levels.

Tom Cruise’s “Top Gun: Maverick”, broke a domestic box-office record.

It has grossed more than $601.9million in North America over seven weeks, making it Paramount Pictures’ highest-grossing film to date.

The action-adventure movie was a fictionalized version of “Titanic” which earned $600.7 million. This was Paramount’s highest earner.

The sequel has earned over a billion dollars worldwide as fans flock to the continuation of Navy Captain Pete “Maverick”, Mitchell’s story through Cruise in the reprised role.

Tom Cruise portrays Capt. “Top Gun: Maverick” is the sequel to Paramount Pictures’ “Top Gun” (1986). (Paramount Pictures via AP / Associated Press

Here are 10 facts that are not spoiler-free and based on numbers about “Top Gun Maverick.”

5-27-22 “Top Gun, Maverick” was released on May 27, 2022, in U.S. cinemas.

36 – The sequel to “Top Gun” was released 36 years after its original release on May 16, 1986.

5 “Top Gun: Maverick”, originally scheduled for July 12, 2019, was changed five times by reshoots, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

10 David Ellison, a film producer, told Bloomberg that “Top Gun Maverick” took eighteen years to create and two years to complete.

$170M According to IMDb, an online entertainment database that aggregates production information and reviews for movies, TV, streaming, and other shows, the film’s estimated production cost was $170 million.

131 This action-adventure movie runs for 131 minutes (two and eleven minutes).

$1.2B — According to Box Office Mojo data by IMDbPro, “Top Gun: Maverick”, the worldwide grosses of nearly $1.2 Billion as of July 13.

97% “Top Gun Maverick” has an Average Rotten Tomatoes Score of 97%, based on more than 430 professional critique reviews. With “50,000+ verified ratings”, the audience score is even higher with a score of 99%.

$12.5M Tom Cruise is reported to have paid $12.5 million upfront for his role in “Top Gun Maverick”. He will also receive more than 10% from the first dollar gross according to Forbes’ June report.

“Top Gun: Maverick”, is not available for streaming anywhere in the world. Paramount Pictures, the film’s distributor and producer, will likely hold the movie for Paramount+. An official announcement has not yet been made.

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