Top Gun: Maverick (2022) Poster

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Certification

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MPAA Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action, and some strong language
Certification

Sex & Nudity

  • A clothed couple makes intense eye contact while one is positioned above the other.
  • A man and a woman kiss briefly on a bed. Seconds later, the man is shirtless and the woman is wearing some kind of sleepwear. Implied sex (but sex is not shown).
  • No nudity. No Sex, only implied sex (not shown).
  • Some mild innuendo.

Violence & Gore

  • Multiple scenes of aircraft combat which is relatively mild but still is quite intense in context.
  • Planes are seen being shot at and blown up undetailed.
  • A flashback is shown to the original film to a character who appears bloodied in the sea.
  • A bird crashes on a plane's glass. There's some blood shown on the glass but it is very quick and easy to miss.
  • Some mild scuffles between 2 students
  • Maverick's plane overheated and blows up in the beginning of the movie. He ejects and looks worn out, but not seriously injured

Profanity

  • 'Sh*t' is said twice.
  • A middle finger gesture is used.
  • 'F*ck' is said twice.
  • 'D*ck' is said.
  • 'Son of a b*tch' is said once.
  • 'Balls' is said in a vulgar context.
  • '*ss' is said once.
  • 'H*ll' is said four times.
  • 'D*mn' is said once.
  • 'P*ssy' is said three times.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Adults are seen drunk in a bar while singing "Great Balls of Fire."
  • There's a couple scenes where multiple people are seen drinking in a bar.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • All the sequences of violence are relatively mild as well as the sense of threat.
  • The flashback to Goose's death in the first movie can be emotional.
  • Some scenes feature aircraft crashes or aircraft being destroyed.
  • A pilot, after being ejected, is pursued on the ground by a helicopter that fires a machine gun at him.
  • Several aircraft are attacked by surface-to-air missiles.
  • An intense dogfight scene is shown.
  • The aircraft sequences as a whole are quite intense.

Spoilers

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Violence & Gore

  • An enemy's helicopter tries to shoot Maverick with a machine gun. Rooster blows up the helicopter and Maverick wasn't shot
  • Pilots are subjected to the wear and tear of flying fighter planes. One pilot blacks out from experiencing 9Gs of force, with close up shots of his passed out face, and almost crashes his plane. He recovers at the last second

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Rooster is also shot down moments later defending a defenseless Maverick. He also survives.
  • A pilot passes out due to the G-force and nearly crashes.
  • A pilot and navigator are forced to eject due to an aircraft issue caused by a birdstrike.
  • Some emotional moments between Iceman and Maverick. Iceman has throat cancer and struggles to speak. He dies, and we see his funeral is very emotional

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