‘Top Gun: Maverick’sThe sequel to the 1980s classic recorded one of the best openings in US theaters this weekend and grossed $160 million, marking the best start of Tom Cruise’s career.
The good performance of the film, which was screened at the Cannes Festival, was supported by moviegoers. excellent reviews and a strategic release date: The weekend when the United States celebrates Memorial Day and Monday is a nationwide holiday.
Thus, in just four days, Paramount+ studio managed to recover over 170 million investment in the filmStarring Cruise and directed by architect Joseph Kosinski (“Tron: Legacy”).
The sequel is coming 36 years after the original movie was released, It far surpassed its 1986 “Top Gun” opening, which brought in just $8 million in its opening weekend, according to the Box Office Mojo portal records.
“I watched the first tape as a kid, 12 years, and i am very impressed Tony Scott style but I also knew I had to do it. The filmmaker said in a recent interview with Efe that he should take the story into the future and not look back.
Action and superhero franchises infallible remedy for cinemasdeeply affected by the closure during the pandemic.
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ was the fourth best premiere so far this year. ‘Spider-Man: No Homecoming’ ($260 million), ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ ($187 million), and “The Batman” ($134 million).
The remainder of the weekend box office in the US are ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ ($20 million in its fourth week), ‘The Bob’s Burgers Movie’ ($14 million in its premiere), ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’ (7 million dollars in its second week). million) and ‘The Bad Guys’ (5 million in its sixth week).