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Maverick exceeds $700 million at the domestic box office

Nobody, not even the always optimistic tom cruise I would have predicted that Top Gun: Maverick it would earn $700 million at the domestic box office, let alone in 15 weeks. The sequel to the blockbuster legacy passed the coveted milestone on Saturday, becoming only the sixth film in history to do so. Now it’s hours away Black PantherThe lifetime gross of $700.42 million became the fifth-biggest domestic release of all time.

Worldwide, the film has grossed over $1.42 billion, making it the biggest movie of the year, the biggest movie in Paramount Pictures history, the biggest movie of Cruise’s career and the biggest movie since December. Spider-Man: No Way Home. Interestingly, both Dissident Y no way home are currently locked in a dogfight for the top spot at the Labor Day weekend box office.

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Dissident debuted to record numbers over Memorial Day weekend earlier this year, and was a fixture in the top five on every weekend except one, when it dropped to sixth place. Originally slated for a 2019 release, Paramount wisely chose not to download the film to one of the many interested streamers who were sniffing around in the wake of the pandemic. The patience of the study paid off and Dissident became Paramount’s fifth box office hit this year, after Scream, donkey forever, The lost CityY sonic the hedgehog 2.

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Assuming it will get over Black Panther early, Dissident will follow Avatar ($760 million, likely to increase after next relaunch), Spider-Man: No Way Home ($812 million), avengers endgame ($858 million), and Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($936 million) on the all-time list. Notably, Dissident it’s the only adult-biased title of the lot.

On the world list Dissident currently ranked 12th. now still Frozen II ($1.45 billion), furious 7 ($1.516 billion), the Avengers ($1.518 billion), The Lion King new version ($1.656 billion), and jurassic world ($1.671 billion).

Released 36 years after the original top gun, Dissident is led by joseph kosinski. The original film was directed by the late Tony Scott and grossed $357 million worldwide against a reported budget of $15 million in 1986. The sequel brings back Cruise’s Pete “Maverick” Mitchell to reflect on his own legacy and train a group of young pilots for a mission dangerous. The movie also stars mile counter, Jennifer Connelly, jon hamm, ed harris, Glen Powell, lewis pullman, Danny Ramirez, Monica Barbaro, manny hyacinthY kilmer valley. You can watch our interview with Kosinski here and read the official synopsis for the film below.


Test pilot Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Cruiser) has deliberately dodged a promotion after thirty years of service. One day, Maverick is called in to train a group of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission under fellow naval aviator friend and former rival Tom “Iceman” Kazansky (Kilmer), who is the commander of the US Pacific Fleet. Among them is Lieutenant Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw (Teller), the son of Maverick’s late best friend Nick “Goose” Bradshaw (Edwards).

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