Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick Creates Box Office History 1 Year After Release

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Top Gun: Maverick, which Tom Cruise directed, was among the biggest successes of the post-pandemic era. 

The Joseph Kosinski-directed Top Gun sequel debuted to overwhelmingly good reviews from all over the world. In theaters, it got off to a fast start and drew steady crowds over time. The most recent achievement is that Top Gun 2 has surpassed Tom Cruise’s previous No. 1 picture in Japan.

Tom Cruise Is Ecstatic 

According to a Deadline report, Top Gun: Maverick has made JPY 13.71B, or $101.5 million, at the Japanese box office. On the 365th day after opening in theaters, on May 27, the movie surpassed Tom Cruise’s The Last Samurai as the largest box office success of all time. The second-largest foreign market for the Top Gun sequel is undoubtedly Japan. 

The current global gross for Top Gun: Maverick is $1.496 billion. Out of that, $776.9 million was collected overseas. The largest market, with $103.5 million, is the UK. Given the astronomical popularity of Top Gun: Maverick, fans, and several cast members are already anticipating a sequel.

In July 2022, Miles Teller disclosed that he and Cruise were “presently having certain conversations” over the prospect of making another film.

Teller, 36, who stars as Lt. Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, the son of Maverick’s late closest friend Goose (Anthony Edwards in the original movie), stated, “It’s all up to Tom.”

Watch to discover if Tom Cruise can provide another memorable performance in his much-anticipated film, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One.