Top Gun

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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Tomatometer 58% Audience Score 83%

In theatres:
  • May 16, 1986
On DVD: October 20, 1998
Amazon Prime Video: August 1, 2020
Running time: 1h 50m
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Tom Cruise stars as Maverick, a talented training pilot in an elite U.S. school for fighter pilots. When he stumbles upon some MiG's over the Persian Gulf, and his wingman panics, Maverick cleverly talks him through the situation to safety. Consequently, he is moved up in rank and sent to the Top Gun Naval Flying School. There he has several conflicts with other students while trying to live up to his deceased father's reputation. Unable to cope with the death of his best friend, and fellow pilot, Goose (Anthony Edwards), Maverick contemplates dropping out, but follows through with his dream and ultimately becomes one of the "best of the best."

Director: Tony Scott
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Don Simpson, Jerry Bruckheimer
Cast: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside, Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Adrian Pasdar, Barry Tubb
Writer(s): Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr.

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