Top Gun takes a look at the danger and excitement that awaits every pilot at the Navy's prestigious fighter weapons school. Tom Cruise plays Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, a daring young flyer who's out ... full plot below
U.S. Release DateTop Gun release date was Friday, February 8, 2013. This was a Limited in theaters release. IMAX 3D
May 16, 1986
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Top Gun takes a look at the danger and excitement that awaits every pilot at the Navy's prestigious fighter weapons school. Tom Cruise plays Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, a daring young flyer who's out to become the best of the best. Kelly McGillis plays the civilian instructor who teaches Maverick a few things you can't learn in a classroom.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- Top Gun was re-mastered for the big screen from high-resolution original negative scans and painstakingly converted to 3D by Legend3D under the supervision of the film's director, Tony Scott. Rendered in 3D, the film's complex, long shots reveal extraordinary depth and clarity, allowing viewers to explore every detail of the action. From the spectacular aerial dogfights to the intense close-ups in the cockpits, each frame enables the audience to feel a part of the story.
- (59th) Academy Awards® MUSIC (Original Song) -- "Take My Breath Away," Music by Giorgio Moroder; Lyric by Tom Whitlock
Also Known As
- Top Gun: IMAX 3D Experience