DIRECTED BY TONY SCOTT

Top Gun 1986

Top Gun

Directed by

Starring

Actors
Character
Maverick
Kelly McGillis
Charlie
Val Kilmer
Iceman
Tom Skerritt
Viper
Michael Ironside
Jester
Barry Tubb
Wolfman
Rick Rossovich
Slider
Tim Robbins
Merlin
Clarence Gilyard Jr.
Sundown
Whip Hubley
Hollywood
James Tolkan
Stinger
Carole
Adrian Pasdar
Chipper
Randall Brady
Lt. Davis
Duke Stroud
Air Boss Johnson
Brian Sheehan
Sprawl
Ron Clark
Inquiry Commander
Frank Pesce
Bartender
Pete Pettigrew
Perry Siedenthal
Troy Hunter
Radio Operator
Linda Rae Jurgens
Mrs. Metcalf
T.J. Cassidy
Himself
Debi Fares
Mark Gadbois
Flight Captain
Chase Jazzborne
Officer's Club Patron
Monty Jordan
Cmdr. Phillips
Scott Krambeck
Scott
Victor Spadaro
F5E VF-126 Bandits Adversary Pilot / Mig Pilot
Wendy Wells-Gunkel
Vollyball Spectator
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1986
 110 minutes (1 hrs 50 mins)
Certificates

12 age rating
Release dates
UK release date UK release: 3rd October 1986
US release date US release: 16th May 1986
Total grosses
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UK total gross
  £8.5 Million
United States Flag
US total gross
  $180 Million
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Global total gross
  $357.1 Million
Cinema tickets sold
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UK tickets sold
4.5 Million aprox.
United States Flag
US tickets sold
48.5 Million aprox.
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Global tickets sold
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Movie story - Top Gun
The Top Gun Naval Fighter Weapons School is where the best of the best train to refine their elite flying skills.

When hotshot fighter pilot Maverick prove he has the ability to go up against the best of the best he is sent to the school.

His reckless attitude put him at odds with the other pilots, especially the cool and collected Iceman, his closest rival for the top prize of Top Gun.

Maverick complicates matter by getting involved with instructor Charlotte Blackwood but he never looses sight of the ultimate goal until tragedy strikes, by then is it too late?

Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£8,545,974
794
Top Gun
795

US total gross
$180,048,601
269
Top Gun

Global total gross
$357,091,552
393
Top Gun
UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 12
Genres
UK Box Office Info

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 18

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Top Gun
1N
£4,273,000
£4,273,000
1▲▼
£2,136,500
£6,409,500
1▲▼
£1,068,250
£7,477,750
3
£534,125
£8,011,875
3▲▼
£267,063
£8,278,938
3▲▼
£133,532
£8,412,470
5
£66,766
£8,479,236
6
£33,383
£8,512,619
8
£16,692
£8,529,311
10
£8,346
£8,537,657
13
£4,173
£8,541,830
14
£2,087
£8,543,917
14▲▼
£1,044
£8,544,961
15
£522
£8,545,483
11
£261
£8,545,744
9
£131
£8,545,875
9▲▼
£66
£8,545,941
8
£33
£8,545,974
US Box Office Info

Highest US chart position: 1

Weeks on US box office: 34

US Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
$8,193,052
$8,193,052
3
$9,449,432
$21,666,458
2
$6,903,408
$31,039,608
1
$8,231,279
$43,179,344
3
$6,250,496
$53,843,776
4
$5,810,601
$63,746,856
6
$5,037,030
$72,438,864
4
$4,636,548
$80,554,738
4▲▼
$4,730,530
$88,429,457
5
$4,048,254
$95,348,936
5▲▼
$3,817,026
$101,801,942
7
$3,472,515
$107,759,353
5
$3,428,696
$113,552,057
6
$3,117,183
$118,913,341
4
$3,326,355
$124,440,927
2
$5,024,325
$131,345,236
2▲▼
$3,285,555
$135,636,648
2▲▼
$3,004,108
$139,689,082
1
$3,292,817
$144,009,580
3
$2,568,684
$147,499,998
3▲▼
$2,405,090
$150,727,739
6
$2,673,978
$154,110,655
7
$1,874,879
$156,548,833
9
$1,576,139
$158,722,140
10
$1,158,343
$160,334,394
11
$1,258,282
$162,052,991
10
$1,190,871
$163,723,231
11
$1,017,171
$165,069,787
10
$1,230,908
$166,895,594
11
$668,089
$167,827,777
11N
$1,965,737
$1,965,737
32
$141,381
$2,958,399
15N
$214,654
$263,294
21
$62,566
$433,158
Global Box Office Release Breakdown
No global box office info
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Mon, 15th August 2022

  1. Plane sinks ship as Top Gun: Maverick overtakes Titanic in US ticket sales  The Guardian
  2. Top Gun: Maverick Passes $1.37 Billion at Global Box Office  Collider
  3. Top Gun: Maverick to Surpass Avengers: Infinity War at the Box Office  ComicBook.com
  4. Will Tom Cruise Follow Up 'Top Gun: Maverick' With Fewer Action Movies?  Forbes
  5. Despite Being its 12th Weekend in Theaters, Top Gun: Maverick Continues to Soar and Roar With Number 2 Position in Domestic Box Office  FandomWire
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Mon, 8th August 2022

Quentin Tarantino hails Top Gun: Maverick as a “cinematic spectacle”  NationalWorld Tue, 9th August 2022

Brad Pitt's 'Bullet Train' repeats at No. 1, Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun' flies high at box office  USA TODAY Sun, 14th August 2022

Video 'Top Gun: Maverick tops 'Titanic' as 7th-highest grossing movie in box office history  ABC News Sat, 13th August 2022

How Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun: Maverick' rewrote the box office game  Toronto Sun Sat, 13th August 2022

New movies from director Jordan Peele are now an event and his latest movie, Nope, takes over at the top of the UK box office on its debut weekend.

Also new this weekend is the Hindi language remake of Forrest Gump, Laal Singh Chaddha lands on the box office at 8 with £325,000.

The mega smash hot Top Gun Maverick falls to number 7 this weekend with £405,000, a tiny 34% drop for a movie on its 12th weekend, but its worth noting that the movie would be number 1 with over £2 Million if the chart was measured Monday - Sunday.

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Nope (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Nope (@1)
  • Longest run - Top Gun: Maverick (12 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Top Gun: Maverick (£80 Million)

UK weekend box office top 5 breakdown 12th - 14th August 2022

Highest new movie of the weekend

Director Jordan Peele has carved out a very good niche for himself in the suspense horror genre and following Get Out and Us~2019 he lands at the top with his with his third movie.

Taking a weekend gross of £1.98 Million it doesn't quite reach the gross of Us~2019 which took £2.7 Million in its debut.

It also doesn't quite get to the £2.1 Million of Get Out from 2017, but with little in the way of strong competition going forward, and the hot weather in the UK this weekend this movie could have a longer run.

Critical reviews haven't been as good as the previous 2 movie, and although the movie has been enjoyed it is considered the directors lowest rating movie to date.

Brad Pitts crazy adventure on the famous Japanese train falls to number 2 this weekend with a weekend take of £906,000, a 68% drop over last weekend.

The movie has now taken £5.1 Million at the UK box office over its 2 weeks of release.

The animated pet movie from the DC Universe falls to 3 this weekend with a gross of £830,589, a reasonable 32% drop over last weekend.

The movie has now taken £8.2 Million over its 3 week run on the box office.

The former number 1 movie from the Despicable Me universe falls to number 4 this weekend with £754,416, a 32% drop.

the animated sequel to Minions has now taken a very respectable £38.6 Million at the UK box office over 7 weeks and although its gross is lower the the previous movie is is the 4th top movie of 2022.

The fourth movie in the Thor series takes £535,000 as it drop to number 5 on the box office chart.

It has now taken £34.6 Million over its 6 weeks of release and is the 6th top movie of 2022, it is also doing better than the previous movie in the series Thor: Ragnarok.

Taking over at the top of the UK box office this weekend is the action comedy movie Bullet Train, set on, as the name suggest, the famous Bullet Train in Japan.

Also new this weekend is the event movie Westlife: Live From Wembley Stadium which makes its debut at number 8 with £468,214 and Sita Ramam which is new at 14 with £35,403.

Top Gun Maverick spends its firs weekend outside the top 5 this week, but the movie which has been on the chart for 11 weeks takes £609,409 for a total of £77.5 Million.

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Bullet Train (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Bullet Train (@1)
  • Longest run - Top Gun: Maverick (11 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Top Gun: Maverick (£77.5 Million)

UK weekend box office top 5 breakdown 5th - 7th August 2022

Highest new movie of the weekend

Hitting the top on its debut weekend is the new action comedy from director David Leitch which stars Brad Pitt and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

Taking a debut weekend gross of £2.8 Million, opening on Thursday, it easily hits the number one spot.

In comparison it it is far lower than the directors previous movie, Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs and Shaw which opened to over £6 Million but its in the same ball park as Brad Pitt's last movie Ad Astra.

After making its debut at the top of the UK box office last weekend the DC Universe based animated feature drop to number 2 on its second weekend of release.

A weekend gross of £1.2 Million is a 55% drop over last weekend and gives the movie a total of £6.2 Million.

Falling to number 3 this weekend is the animated sequel from the Despicable Me universe which takes £1.1 Million, a 45% drop.

This gives the movie a total gross of £36.7 Million after 6 weeks of release and is the 5th top movie of 2022.

In comparison the the first Minions movie at 6 weeks in its run this is lower than the £40 Million that film made in 2015.

The fourquel movie in the Thor series of MCU movies falls to number 4 this weekend with £938,257, a 51% drop over its gross last weekend.

This gives the movie a total UK gross of £33.2 Million over its 5 weeks of release and is the 7th top movie of 2022.

The movie is tracking just ahead of Thor: Ragnarok which had taken £29 Million 5 weeks into its run.

Director Baz Luhrmann bio-pic to the King of Rock and Roll has been consistently on the top 5 now for 7 weeks and takes £737,844 this weekend, a 33% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total gross of £22.6 Million in the UK and is the directors highest grossing movie.

There are three new releases on the global box office this weekend with Thor: Love and Thunder the highest as it makes its debut at the top of the global box office.

Also new is Detective Vs. Sleuths at number 6 with $22 Million from just 3 countries and I Love You (Bahebek) at number 10 with $2.6 Million from 5 countries.

World box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Thor: Love and Thunder (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Thor: Love and Thunder (@1)
  • Longest run - Top Gun: Maverick (7 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Top Gun: Maverick ($1.1 Billion)

World weekend box office top 5 breakdown 8th - 10th July 2022

Making its debut at the top of the global box office is the latest movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the fourth in the Thor series of movies which reunites Thor with Jane Foster.

The movie gets a release in 48 countries and takes $302 Million on its debut weekend.

After climbing to number 1 last weekend as the movie went wide across the globe this weekend the movie falls to number 2 unable to hold off the might of Thor: Love and Thunder.

Released in a huge 65 countries the movie takes $45.5 Million over the weekend, a reasonable 48% drop on its 3rd weekend.

This gives the animates sequel a total gross of $399.8 Million after 3 weeks of release.

Top Gun Maverick

Still inside the top 3 on its 7th weekend, the Tom Cruise sequel movie to Top Gun tales $38 Million this weekend, a 38% drop, from 66 countries.

This gives the movie a total global gross of $1.18 Million and makes it by far the top grossing movie of 2022.

The Chinese movie about a relationship between a funeral director and a young girl is still released in a single country and this weekend is at 4 with $27 Million, a 37% drop.

This takes the movies total global gross to $176.2 Million after 3 weeks of release.

Finally on the top 5, and falling to 5 is the latest dinosaur movie from director Colin Trevorrow which takes $23.9 Million on its 6th weekend of release, a 44% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total global gross of $876.4 Million and the third top movie of 2022 so far.

The movie will miss out of the one billion mark globally which will makes it the lowest grossing movie of the Jurassic World series which have all gone over the global milestone.

Flying in at the top of the North American box office this weekend is the new movie in the MCU series of films Thor: Love and Thunder, which is also the only new movie of the week on the top 15!

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Thor: Love and Thunder (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Thor: Love and Thunder (@1)
  • Longest run - Everything Everywhere All At Once (16 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Top Gun: Maverick ($597.4 Million)

US weekend box office top 5 breakdown 8th - 10th July 2022

Directed by the same director as Thor: Ragnarok Taika Waititi the fourth movie in the Thor franchise makes it debut at the top of the North American box office.

A debut gross of $144.1 Million gives it a better opening than Thor: Ragnarok but its not as good as the last two MCU movies Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Spider-Man: No Way Home.

After making its debut at the top of the North American box office last weekend the sequel movie to Minions falls one place to number 2 with a weekend gross of $46 Million, a 57% drop on its second weekend.

The movie now has a total gross of $210.6 Million after 2 weekend and is the 5th top movie of 2022.

Top Gun Maverick

Still inside the top 3 after 7 weeks of release the Tom Cruise starring sequel to Top Gun drops to number 2 this weekend with $15.5 Million, a 40% drop.

The movie has now taken $597 Million in the US, it will pass $600 Million by next weekend and it is the top movie of 2022 by quite a margin.

It is also on the verge of braking into the top 10 movie of all time in North America as it currently sits at number 12.

The Elvis Presley bio-pic from director Baz Luhrmann falls to number 4 this weeeknd with $11 Million on its 3rd weekend, a 30% drop over last weekend.

The movie has not taken a total gross of $91.3 Million at the North American box office.

As the Dino franchise movie starts to end its run it falls to number 5 this weekend with $8.5 Million, a 46% drop over last weekend, which gives the movie a total US gross of $350 Million.

The movie is currently the 4th top movie of 2022, but it will end up as the lowest grossing of the Jurassic World trilogy of movies behind both Jurassic World and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Disney and Marvel release their new movie this weekend and as is the norm these days at the cinema Thor: Love and Thunder makes its debut at the top.

Also new this weekend is London Nahi Jaunga at number 8 with a debut gross of £92,117 while Brian and Charles is new at number 9 with £71,890.

There was a double bill cinema event this weekend of Dr. Who and the Daleks and Daleks Invasion Earth 2150 A D, currently the only feature films in the 60 year history of Doctor Who, which took £64,730.

Finally at number 15 there is Quaid E Azam Zindabad making a debut with £14,447.

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Thor: Love and Thunder (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Thor: Love and Thunder (@1)
  • Longest run - Everything Everywhere All At Once (9 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Top Gun: Maverick (£70 Million)

UK weekend box office top 5 breakdown 8th - 10th July 2022

The fourth film in the Thor series of movie from the grander Marvel Cinematic Universe which is once again directed by Taika Waititi as was Thor: Ragnarok.

The movie makes its debut at the top of this weeks box office with £12.2 Million which is lover than the last two Marvel movies, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Spider-Man: No Way Home but in the same ballpark as the last Thor movie.

The road ahead looks good for the movie with no new competition until Bullet Train in early August, although with middle of the road reviews the current releases, especially Minions: The Rise of Gru could see its number 1 run cut short.

Giving way to Thor: Love and Thunder the Minions sequel drops to number 2 on its second weekend of release, at least for this weekend.

The movie takes £4.3 Million, a large 58% drop over its debut last weekend, this gives it a total gross of £18.4 Million.

This places the movie on the top 10 movies of 2022 at number 10.

Director Baz Luhrmann's bio-pic of the King of Rock 'N' Roll falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of £1.3 Million, a 55% drop over last weekend, on its 3rd weekend of release.

This gives the movie a total UK gross of £13.8 Million.

Top Gun Maverick

The Top Gun sequel movie continues to do amazingly well on the UK box office and this weekend slips just a single place on its 7th weekend of release with just over £1 Million, a 62% drop over last weeeknd.

The movie has now taken a eye popping £70 Million in its UK box office run and is by far the top movie of 2022.

As the Dino movie starts to end its UK box office run it drop to number 5 on the chart with £560,166 over the weekend, a large 69% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total UK gross of £31.7 Million after 5 weeks of release, it will end up the lowest grossing of the Jurassic World series of movies.