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Peter Bart: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ has revived the box office, but faceless villains and formulaic plot pale in comparison to great war movies like ‘The Best Years of Our Lives’

Having paid my $8.50 to see Top Gun: Maverick last weekend my local cineplex inadvertently boosted my appreciation of the film. For three minutes the sound stopped and, minus the dialogue, I was instantly taken in by the soaring jets, hyper-caffeinated cast and enduring charisma of its star. Then the sound came back, the story …

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Peter Bart: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ has revived the box office, but faceless villains and formulaic plot pale in comparison to great war movies like ‘The Best Years of Our Lives’

Having paid my $8.50 to see Top Gun: Maverick last weekend my local cineplex inadvertently boosted my appreciation of the film. For three minutes the sound stopped, and minus the dialogue, I was instantly taken in by the soaring jets, hyper-caffeinated cast, and enduring charisma of its star. Then the sound came back, the story …

Peter Bart: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ has revived the box office, but faceless villains and formulaic plot pale in comparison to great war movies like ‘The Best Years of Our Lives’ Read More »

Box Office: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Debuts at Stratospheric $124 Million

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (Variety.com) — Tom Cruise may have pulled off one of the most daring stunts of his career: tricking audiences into going to the movies for something that doesn’t involve superheroes. “Top Gun: Maverick” scored blockbuster ticket sales in its opening weekend, grossing $134 million from a record 4,732 North American theaters. …

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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Breaks Memorial Day Box Office Records With $151 Million, Lands Biggest Tom Cruise Movie Launch

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Tom Cruise earned the biggest movie launch of his career with “Top Gun: Maverick” grossing $151 million at the box office over Memorial Day weekend. The Paramount film, which has been delayed multiple times due to the coronavirus pandemic, now holds the record for the second-best Memorial …

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Box Office: Tom Cruise’s ‘Top Gun 2’ Triggers Sonic Boom With Projected $150 Million Opening

Superheroes and horror aren’t the only games in town at the box office anymore. Paramount and Skydance Top Gun: Maverick grossed a whopping $51.8 million on Friday — including $19.3 million in previews — when it opened in more than 4,700 theaters across North America. This puts the Tom Cruise movie on track to score …

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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Set To Soar To $180M WW, Marking Best Global Debut For Tom Cruise – Box Office Weekend

After holding what is one of the most anticipated sequels in decades due to Covid, Primordial finally makes its engines roar on its Tom Cruise feature Top Gun: Maverick in what should not only be the best world opening of his career from the 3x Oscar nominee to $180 millionbut also a record for him …

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