Some Interesting Facts About Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick, Shared By IMDb

Let’s break down all the statistics of Tom Cruise starrer Top Gun: Maverick. It took long 36 years of waiting to see the movie finally. The movie got premiered at Cannes Film Festival 2022. So, how expensive the movie is, and how many times did the song play?

Fans waited for long 36 years

Tom Cruise starrer, the sequel is been made after 36 years of its first release. After three long decades, however, the fans will once again take a dive into the world of aviators, jets, action, and romance.

Tom Cruise & action scenes

It is reported that the sequel holds 800 hours of footage. Similarly, who doesn’t want more of Tom Cruise doing the action and romance at its best?

King of box office returns

In 1986, the budget of the Top Gun: Maverick was only $15 million. But you will be shocked to know the numbers it made with this, $357, yes you read that right. It was the highest-grossing film in that year.

Likewise, the sales of Aviator sunglasses massively went high by 40%. Indeed, the franchise wasn’t the only one to get the benefit. It became the new cool, resulting in high sales of sunglasses.

Also, talking about the production of the movie, wasn’t flexible as one would think. Director Tony Scott got fired thrice during the production of the movie. The reason behind the same was budget and production expenses.

The soundtrack

Music is an integral part of any production. This 9-time platinum winner ‘Danger Zone’ by Kenny Loggins gave everyone GOOS-bumps. Likewise, Berlin’s romantic number ‘Take My Breath Away’ won Oscar and Golden Globe.

Romance & Arial scenes

The movie had 21 jet exhaust shots, 28 plane side shots and 16 mid-air missile lock shots. Even if you aren’t a fighter pilot, you surely get to imagine the thrill of being one in this film

Mashfak Qureshi is an entertainment journalist, who brings facts and knowledge in the simplest form and believes in questioning.