Top Gun: Maverick Movie

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Who's Involved:

Glen Powell, Tom Cruise, Jon Hamm, Ed Harris, Christopher McQuarrie, Jerry Bruckheimer, Joseph Kosinski, Danny Ramirez, Jake Picking, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer, Peter Craig, Justin Marks, Lewis Pullman, Charles Parnell, Greg Tarzan Davis, Jennifer Connelly, Jay Ellis, Lyliana Wray, Monica Barbaro, Bashir Salahuddin, Raymond Lee, Jean Louisa Kelly, Kara Wang

Release Date:

Friday, May 27, 2022 Nationwide
Thursday, December 22, 2022 Paramount+

sequences of intense action, and some strong language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Ace pilot Maverick aims to show the relevance of good old fashioned pilots in today's high-tech, drone-centric war environment.

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Who stars in Top Gun: Maverick: Cast List

... Pete Mitchell "Maverick"

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Who's making Top Gun: Maverick: Crew List

A look at the Top Gun: Maverick behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Joseph Kosinski last directed Spiderhead and Only the Brave. The film's writer Christopher McQuarrie last wrote Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One and Mission: Impossible - Fallout.


Jerry Bruckheimer
Tom Cruise

Production: What we know about Top Gun: Maverick?

Key Facts

  1. The film has been celebrated by critics and audiences alike, receiving an A+ CinemaScore, and earning a 97% critics’ score and 99% audience score from Rotten Tomatoes. In addition to marking Tom Cruise’s biggest opening and highest-grossing film ever, it also opened domestically to the largest Memorial Day Weekend of all time; is Paramount Pictures’ highest-grossing domestic release ever; is the first movie ever to be #1 at the box office for both Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend; and is the highest-grossing film for Skydance, one of the film’s producers, followed by Mission Impossible: Fallout (12/1/2022).
  2. Paramount Pictures today announced that Top Gun: Maverick will be re-released in theatres nationwide, including select premium large formats and IMAX, for a limited time, beginning December 2nd and running through December 15th. The film has to-date grossed over $716M domestically and over $770M internationally for a global cumulative of over $1.48B (12/1/2022).
  3. Miles Teller will play the son of the Goose character (from the original film, played by Anthony Edwards) and Maverick’s new protégé (Variety, 8/22/18).
  4. German composer Harold Faltermeyer, who created Top Gun's memorable synth score, will do the music (Hollywood Reporter, 6/6/18).
  5. Val Kilmer has said he’d like to return for the sequel in the role of Tom “Iceman” Kazanski (Variety, 6/30/17).
  6. Sequel to the 1986 film.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2020 - April: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2018 - November: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2018 - June: The film was set to Production  status.
  4. 2017 - May: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Tom Cruise confirms on Sunrise Australia, Top Gun 2 begins filming next year.

  5. 2016 - January: The film was set to Development  status.

    Seems to be coming together. Jerry Bruckheimer flew down to New Orleans to meet with Tom Cruise and talk about a possible plot line.

  6. 2014 - September: The film was set to Development  status.

    Justin Marks attached to write the script. Tom Cruise to possibly star.

  7. 2013 - December: The film was set to Development  status.

    Paramount Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer have revived the project.

  8. 2012 - November: The film was set to Shutdown  status.

    The New York Times reports that the sequel to Top Gun "has fallen apart." After the suicide of Tony Scott, who directed the first film, it appears the project has come to a halt.

  9. 2010 - October: The film was set to Development  status.

Top Gun: Maverick Release Date: When was the film released?

Top Gun: Maverick was a Nationwide release in 2022 on Friday, May 27, 2022. There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including The Bob's Burgers Movie, My Butt Hazza Fever (Short) and Zero Contact.

Top Gun: Maverick DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Top Gun: Maverick was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Monday, October 31, 2022 .

Top Gun: Maverick VOD & Digital: When was the film released digitally?

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Top Gun: Maverick was released across all major streaming and cable platforms on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Digital rental or purchase allows you to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on your favorite devices. Available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Apple, Vudu and others.

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