After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.
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praised co-star Glen Powell
's spirited performance during the shirtless beach football sequence. It is supposed to be a macho sequence with lots of posing and flexing but she said of Powell, "Every take, he would do some sort of celebration. I have never seen Glen this way. This was peak Glen energy. If there was a drug, everyone would be on it. He was running around screaming. It was like he'd scored a touchdown in every moment of filming." She was so impressed that she put on the song 'It's raining men' and filmed a slow-motion video of Powell dancing "oiled up" and "very little clothing" with several of the cast-mates joining in. She told Powell, "When you put in that effort, to become as ripped as you were, you gotta celebrate it. It's worth enjoying at that point. It is worth taking off your shirt and dancing." See more
The end is inevitable, Maverick. Your kind is headed for extinction.
Maybe so, sir. But not today.