Dominate the Box Office, Top Gun Movie: Maverick Becomes a Record in Tom Cruise's Career
Actor Tom Cruise managed to set a new record in his career through the film Top Gun: Maverick which managed to dominate the North American box office. After three years being postponed, the sequel to the film Top Gun finally appeared on the big screen and made fantastic profits.
Reported by People, Tuesday (31/5/2022) the film Top Gun: Maverick scored a new history for Tom Cruise's career with his first revenue in theaters. Also read: Suffering from Throat Cancer, Val Kilmer Uses AI Technology in Top Gun: Maverick The reason is, Top Gun: Maverick earned 124 million US dollars or equivalent to Rp. 1.8 trillion at its premiere on the weekend. So that the film was named the Tom Cruise film with the highest premiere income throughout the actor's career.
Top Gun: Maverick is Tom Cruise's first film to hit $100 million. Read also: Film Top Gun: Maverick Tops the Box Office When combined with total ticket sales on Monday, the number reaches 151 million US dollars or Rp. 2.2 billion. Top Gun: Maverick succeeded in displacing the Mission: Impossible franchise which grossed Rp. 933 million in 2005.
Directed by Joseph Kosinski, this film follows the story of Pete Mitchell aka Maverick (30) after graduating from the TOPGUN Naval aviation program.
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He was recalled as an instructor for elite aviators after graduating from the program. In this film, Tom Cruise is back in the cockpit of a fighter jet to carry out special missions with young pilots.
They consist of Lt. Jake 'Hangman' Seresin (Glen Powell), Lt. Natasha 'Phoenix' Trace (Monica Barbaro), 'Lieutenant Robert 'Bob' Floyd (Lewis Pullman), or Lt. Mickey 'Fanboy' Garcia (Danny Ramirez).