Tom Cruise has successfully created another history with the release of “Top Gun: Maverick”. Crossing all the box office milestones and dominating the summer box office of 2022, “Top Gun: Maverick” has even surpassed the Marvel titles that are famous for their ground-breaking numbers.
The upcoming days may seem to be more profitable since “Top Gun: Maverick” shooting up in numbers since its release. In fact, it is just crossing all the highest-grossing films ever made in the history of cinemas. As of now, “Top Gun: Maverick” is standing as the ninth-highest grossing movie that has been created ever. The domestic box office is exploding with numbers.
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The current data suggests that “Top Gun: Maverick” has already become a blockbuster on which Paramount is making millions. In North America, “Top Gun: Maverick” has made $623.8 million which did overtake the figure of “The Avengers” which stood at $623.3 million.
BREAKING!! The hits just keep on coming for “TOP GUN MAVERICK,” which is now up to $623.8 MILLION DOMESTIC, passing 2012’s “AVENGERS” as the 9TH-BIGGEST MOVIE EVER! Worldwide, it’s up to $1.24 BILLION and COUNTING! @TomCruise #TopGunMaverick pic.twitter.com/cAXfTLoyMz
— Scott Mantz (@MovieMantz) July 21, 2022
In fact, “Thor: Love and Thunder” also recently dropped in the theaters but still, “Top Gun: Maverick” is leading by a huge number. Industry experts are assuming that if things go at the same pace, then hopefully “Top Gun: Maverick” will be passing seventh and eighth place. That is, it can be anticipated to cross “Titanic” which made a business of $659 million, and even “Jurassic World” with $653 million.
But crossing the numbers of other films may seem to be a little out of reach. Here are the top 6 films and the figures that they have made to attain this position.
- “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ($936.6 million)
- “Avengers: Endgame” ($858.3 million)
- “Spider-Man: No Way Home” ($804.7 million)
- “Avatar” ($760 million)
- “Black Panther” ($700 million)
- “Avengers: Infinity War” ($678 million)
So, fans are still doubtful that this Tom Cruise starrer film can touch these marks. But who knows what may happen to cross all barriers and anticipation.
How Much Did “Top Gun: Maverick” Make At The Global Box office?
The film dropped in the theatres on the Memorial Day weekend. That week only, it made over $160.5 million. Interestingly, Tom Cruise is such a huge star but this has been his first ever film that crossed the mark of $100 million just in a single weekend. In his 40-year-career, “Top Gun: Maverick” helped him to achieve a mark that has previously not been attained.
Moreover, “Top Gun: Maverick” has shattered all the expectations since it kept on selling tickets like crazy. In fact, it remained in the “top five on weekend charts for eight weeks” and the numbers are pretty much the same. There has been a little decline but “Top Gun: Maverick” is spreading its aura throughout the globe.
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“Top Gun: Maverick” has made a huge business of $1.24 billion overall to date at the global box office. It is considered one of the 20 best and biggest films to make such a history. Post the COVID era, “Top Gun: Maverick” is the second film to hit the billion-dollar mark after the hit, “Spider-Man: No Way Home”. Tom Cruise has done marvel in the film and word-of-mouth has attracted a huge number of audiences to watch the film.
Of course, Cruise got a hefty payment for “Top Gun: Maverick”. But that is not it. The star is also going to make a huge cut from the ticket sales. It is expected that Cruise will be getting a combined sum of $100 million from “Top Gun: Maverick” ticket sales, salary, streaming revenue, and more.
“Top Gun: Maverick” is directed by Joseph Kosinski and the film had multiple delays due to the pandemic. This is a sequel to the hit film “Maverick” in which Cruise impressed his fans. So, he comes back as Mitchell in the sequel but this time for accomplishing a special assignment. Other notable cast members are Miles Teller, Glen Powell, Val Kilmer, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Monica Barbaro, and Jon Hamm.
“Top Gun: Maverick” is a brand-new addition to the $100 million club that is expected to reach a new mark soon. So, if you haven’t watched “Top Gun: Maverick” yet, do go and watch it and know what is the hype about.
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