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Top Gun: Maverick

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Top Gun: Maverick
Directed byJoseph Kosinski
Screenplay byEhren Kruger
Eric Warren Singer
Christopher McQuarrie
StarringTom Cruise
Miles Teller
Jennifer Connelly
Jon Hamm
Glen Powell
Lewis Pullman
Ed Harris
Val Kilmer
CinematographyClaudio Miranda
Edited byEddie Hamilton
Music byHarold Faltermeyer
Lady Gaga
Hans Zimmer
Lorne Balfe
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release dates
April 28, 2022 (CinemaCon)
May 27, 2022 (United States)
Running time
131 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$170 million
Box office$1.116 billion

Top Gun: Maverick is a 2022 action drama movie directed by Joseph Kosinski from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, and Christopher McQuire and story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks. The movie stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connely, John Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, and Val Kilmer. It is a sequel to Top Gun (1986) with Cruise and Kilmer reprising their roles for the movie.

The movie was initially scheduled to be released on July 12, 2019. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the movie's complex action sequences, Top Gun: Maverick was delayed several times. The movie eventually premiered at Cinemacon on April 28, 2022 and was released in theaters by Paramount Pictures on May 27.

The movie received positive reviews from critics, with many deeming that the movie was better than its predecessor.

At the 95th Academy Awards, it was nominated for six awards, including Best Picture.

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Captain Pete Mitchell and a team of pilots carry out a mission to destroy an unsanctioned nuclear facility in another country.

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On Rotten Tomatoes, 96% of 462 reviews are positive. The average rating is 8.20/10.[1] On Metacritic, the movie has a score of 78 out of 100 based on 63 critic reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[2]

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  1. "Top Gun: Maverick". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 5, 2023.
  2. "Top Gun: Maverick". Metacritic. Retrieved February 5, 2023.

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