Top Gun

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Top Gun
Directed byTony Scott
Produced byDon Simpson
Jerry Bruckheimer
Written byEhud Yonay
Jim Cash
Jack Epps, Jr.
StarringTom Cruise
Kelly McGillis
Val Kilmer
Anthony Edwards
Tom Skerritt
Music byHarold Faltermeyer
CinematographyJeffrey L. Kimball
Edited byChris Lebenzon
Billy Weber
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
July 12, 1986
Running time
110 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$15 million
Box office$353,816,701

Top Gun is a 1986 American action-drama movie set in San Diego, California. It was produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and was directed by Tony Scott. Top Gun was released on May 16, 1986 in North America. The movie received positive reviews with a 45% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and Roger Ebert gave the movie a 2.5 out of 4 stars. The movie won an Academy Award in 1987 for Best Music, Original SongGiorgio Moroder (music) and Tom Whitlock (lyrics) for the song "Take My Breath Away" and a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist) – Harold Faltermeyer and Steve Stevens for "Top Gun Anthem".

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Country Premiere
 United States 16 May 1986
 Argentina 26 June 1986
 Sweden 4 July 1986
 Brazil 10 July 1986
 Hong Kong 24 July 1986
 Australia 31 July 1986
 Netherlands 31 July 1986
 Finland 1 August 1986
 Norway 7 August 1986
 West Germany 7 August 1986
 Denmark 8 August 1986
 Spain 21 August 1986
 France 17 September 1986
 Greece 17 September 1986
 Italy 18 September 1986
 Portugal 26 September 1986
 United Kingdom 3 October 1986
 Ireland 10 October 1986
 Chile 10 November 1986
 Japan 6 December 1986
 Colombia 25 December 1986
 Uruguay 25 December 1986
 Poland 31 December 1986
 Peru 1987
 Turkey January 1987
 South Korea 9 December 1987
 Hungary 3 January 1991

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