Top Gun: Maverick has become the most successful film of Tom Cruise’s career, as the film has grossed USD 248 million worldwide in its opening week.
Moreover, Top Gun has collected almost half of the amount ($124million) from North American theaters. The rest is collected from the rest of the countries around the globe.
In addition, the sequel of Top Gun was released last week after almost 35 years and has earned a lot of fame and good responses from the fans.
The first part of Top Gun was released in 1986, and after that, there was no step taken toward its sequel. But eventually, we have it right now with millions of dollars in their accounts.
The movie has broken all the records of Tom Cruise movies, including his last film, Mission Impossible: Fallout.
Moreover, the first movie by Tom Cruise, which grossed $100 million in its opening week, was 2005’s “War of the Worlds.” But the position is secured by Top Gun: Maverick.
Not only this, but the movie has also become the second-highest scorer in its first week of release. The first place was held by 2014’s Transformers: Age of Extinction. But now Top Gun: maverick will lead the list of most successful movies of their opening week.
Furthermore, the Top Gun has scored a tremendous in the international market. As we can witness from its success and earnings in the UK, it has collected USD 19.4 million [Rs. 150.37 cr]. The UK is at the top of the International list of earnings for this film, followed by France, where it collected USD 11.7 million [Rs. 90.68 cr] from 790 locations.
Moreover, these two countries have broken all the previous records for movies, including No Time To Die ($9.6M) and Mission: Impossible – Fallout ($8.6M).
In addition, in the international List of Collections for Top Gun: Maverick, third place is secured by Australia. In Australia, it has collected an amount of $USD 10.7 million [Rs. 82.93 cr] from 343 screens.
Anyhow, what is the possible reason behind the success of Top Gun: Maverick? So the answer is that the viewers have been introduced to real-life heroes in full action. Unlike other superhero movies where the heroes are endowed with some supernatural powers, the film portrays real-life stunts by Tom Cruise and his team.
The second thing that has become the catalyst of its success is 35 years of wait. The first Movie of the Top Gun Franchise was released in 1986. So the fans have waited almost 25 years to have its second sequel.
Overall, Top Gun: Maverick Has become a memorable opening week for Tom Cruise and Paramount Pictures as it has broken almost all the records in its first week.