With 901.8 million in the bank, the sequel to Tom Cruise’s 1986 action flick “Top Gun” stands as the year’s second-highest grossing movie worldwide behind Disney’s Marvel adventure “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” (943 million). At this rate, “Maverick” is poised to overtake the crown in the coming weeks.
Even without playing in China or Russia, the 1 billion mark looks to be within reach. That would be notable because only one other Hollywood movie, Sony’s “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” has crushed that particular benchmark in Covid times.
“Top Gun: Maverick” has grossed 474.7 million at the domestic box office, making it the highest-grossing movie of the year in the U.S. For the studio, “Top Gun: Maverick” stands as second-highest grossing domestic release in Paramount Pictures history.
According to Paramount,