Top Gun: Maverick became the third Hollywood film of the pandemic era to cross the $900 million mark at the global box office in the latest Paramount and Skydance film milestone.
The film achieved the feat on Monday after finishing the day with a domestic total of $474.8 million and $427.1 million overseas for a grand total of $901.9 million.
Marvel and Disney Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness earned nearly $950 million worldwide, while Sony and Disney’s Spider-Man: No Coming Home sits at nearly $1.9 billion worldwide.
According to Paramount, more than 16% of Top Gun 2Audiences have seen the film more than once in theaters, while 4% have seen it four or more times.
Last week, Top Gun: Maverick past 2018 Mission: Impossible—Falloutwhich grossed $791 million worldwide, to become Cruise’s highest earner of all time at the global box office, not adjusted for inflation.
Top Gun: Maverick is also Paramount’s biggest live-action film in 15 markets, including the UK, Australia, France and Brazil, as well as the studio’s highest-grossing original release at the domestic box office behind Titanic.
Top Gun: Maverick was carried by an enviable word-of-mouth. Critics blessed the long-awaited sequel with a score of 96% on Rotten Tomatoes, while moviegoers awarded the film a coveted A+ CinemaScore. Box office sources say the only reason Top Gun: Maverick may not reach 1 billion dollars is the lack of a version of China and Russia.
Top Gun: Maverick had already become Cruise’s highest-grossing film domestically when he passed War of the Worlds ($234.3 million at the domestic box office).
Monday — public holiday of June 16 — Top Gun’The winning streak continued when he adopted a new offer Light yearfrom Disney and Pixar, came in second domestically with around $7.9 million.
Jurassic World Dominion reigned Juneteenth with around $8.4 million for an 11-day national tally of nearly $260 million domestically and nearly $630 million worldwide.
Light yearwhich opened at $51 million over the weekend, came in third on Monday with $6.6 million for a four-day domestic total of $57 million.