It’s a hook, line, and sinker. At the domestic box office, ” Top Gun: Maverick ” beat out ” Titanic ” with $662 million in ticket sales. With “Top Gun: Maverick,” Paramount has overtaken “Titanic” as its biggest film in 110 years.
Despite this, James Cameron’s disaster epic continues to outperform Tom Cruise’s fighter-jet adventure outside of North America with $1.5 billion at the international box office and $2.2 billion worldwide.
It is impressive that “Top Gun: Maverick” has sold nearly as many tickets overseas as it has domestically, with a total of $690 million in international ticket sales. With no theaters in China or Russia, “Top Gun: The Second Mission” has grossed $1.3 billion worldwide.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, “Top Gun: Maverick” continues to attract audiences through stellar word-of-mouth and repeat customers. With $678 million, Avengers: Infinity War is currently the sixth-highest-grossing domestic release ever after “The Avengers.
“There are five domestic releases on the list of the top five ever, including “Black Panther”Avatar, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Avengers: Endgame, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens some of the most successful movies of all time.
With $160.5 million in its opening weekend, “Top Gun: Maverick” set a new record at the box office in May. It has remained a strong box office force since then. Ten weeks later, the film remains top five on the weekend charts.
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With “Maverick,” Cruise has become the first actor to surpass $100 million in a single weekend and reach $1 billion worldwide. In the long-delayed sequel to “Top Gun,” directed by Joseph Kosinski, Cruise plays Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a young pilot who trains a group to fly dangerous missions. Along with Miles Teller, Glen Powell, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Connelly, and Val Kilmer, who played Iceman in “Top Gun,” the film stars Glen Powell, Jon Hamm, and Jennifer Connelly.
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