Top Gun

Top Gun poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $179,800,601Details
International Box Office $177,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $356,800,601
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
54% - Rotten
Audience
84% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Theatrical Release: May 16th, 1986 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
February 8th, 2013 (IMAX) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: October 21st, 1998 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG
Keywords: Intertitle, War, In a Plane, 3D Re-release, 3-D
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Don Simpson, Jerry Bruckheimer

Blu-ray Sales: February 24th, 2013: Winning the Game

There were two new releases that had a legitimate claim on top spot on the Blu-ray sales chart for the week of February 24th, 2013. Argo sold the most units at 378,000 generating $8.68 million earning a opening week Blu-ray of 40%. On the other hand, Game of Thrones: Season Two generated the most revenue at $10.08 million, from 336,000 units sold. Its opening week Blu-ray share was 58%, which is fantastic, even compared to first run releases and not just TV on DVD releases. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 19th, 2013 - Abridged Edition

This week's list is a little shorter than usual, because of technical difficulties. I've been getting an average of one Blue Screen of Death per day for just over a week. It seems to happen most often when I open too many tabs in Firefox. Worse still, two of the sites that seem to set off the BSOD are YouTube and Rotten Tomatoes. Fortunately I've narrowed the problem down to a driver conflict for either my video or perhaps a Windows system driver. Or it could be bad RAM. Or it could be a bad power supply. Or perhaps a virus or other malware. So when I said I had it narrowed down the problem, I was lying. I don't have time to take the computer to get it fixed, not until the Oscars are over, but I promise to get caught up by the weekend. It is quite a good week for new releases with a number of contenders for Pick of the Week. The two main contender are Argo on Blu-ray Combo Pack and Game of Thrones: Season Two on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack. While Argo is cleaning up during Awards Season, I've given Game of Thrones the edge here. More...

Featured 3D Blu-ray review: Top Gun

Less than two year ago, I reviewed Top Gun for the fourth time. In that review, I jokingly mentioned I wouldn't have to review it again till it came out on 3D. ... This week it comes out on 3D. ... More...

IMAX: Dangerous Debut

While it appears studios are dropping the wide 3D re-release strategy, Top Gun showed that opening in IMAX might be more lucrative. The film placed 11th overall with $1.97 million on 300 for an average of $6,552. This should give the 3D Blu-ray a boost in sales. (On a related note, I'm still waiting for the screener for this release, but hopefully it will arrive this week.) More...

Weekend Estimates: Identity Thief Makes Sneak Assault at the Box Office

Universal has a winner on its hands this weekend, as Identity Thief is set to make a very impressive $36.5 million or so, according to their Sunday tracking, and that in spite of the big storm in the Northeast (reportedly causing a 10% at the box office) and mediocre reviews. The performance is perhaps helped by the surfeit of Oscar-hopefuls and action movies in theaters recently, and is clearly also a feather in the cap for stars Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy. The weekend's other opener, Side Effects is set for a more modest $10 million, which isn't exactly DOA, but is at best on life support. Perhaps good word of mouth will help it hang on in theaters for a while. More...

Blu-ray Sales: Rio Returns to the Top

While Rio fell to third place on the DVD sales chart this week, it remained in first place on the Blu-ray sales chart with 70,000 units sold and $1.40 million in sales. Its totals reached 1.58 million units sold and $34.63 million in total sales. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 30th, 2011

Summer is officially over, both at the box office and on the home market. Granted, the theatrical releases are still really weak, but the TV on DVD releases are starting to become overwhelming. There are several such releases that are worth picking up, but none rise to the level of Pick of the Week. For that I went with The Coen Brothers Blu-ray Box Set. However, if you've made the leap to Blu-ray, then The Nightmare Before Christmas 3-D Blu-ray Combo Pack is worth an honorable mention. Meanwhile, there's a film called Norwegian Ninja coming out on DVD that has cult classic written all over it. I really hope the screener arrives soon. More...

Featured Blu-ray review: Top Gun: 25th Anniversary Edition

This is the fourth time I've reviewed a home market release for Top Gun, which I believe is a personal record. Hopefully it will be the last for a long time. (The only way there will be another release any time soon is if they decide to give the movie a 3-D upgrade. I'm not ruling out that possibility.) So is this latest version worth picking up? More...

Cast

Tom Cruise    Maverick
Kelly McGillis    Charlie
Val Kilmer    Iceman
Anthony Edwards    Goose
Tom Skerritt    Viper
Michael Ironside    Jester
John Stockwell    Cougar
Barry Tubb    Wolfman
Rick Rossovich    Slider
Tim Robbins    Merlin
Clarence Gilyard Jr.    Sundown
Whip Hubley    Hollywood
James Tolkan    Stinger
Meg Ryan    Carole
Adrian Pasdar    Chipper
Randall Brady    Lt. Davis
Duke Stroud    Air Boss Johnson
Brian Sheehan    Sprawl
Ron Clark    Inquiry Commander
Frank Pesce    Bartender
Pete Pettigrew    Perry Siedenthal
Troy Hunter    Radio Operator
Linda Rae Jurgens    Mrs. Metcalf
Admiral T.J. Cassidy    Admiral T.J. Cassidy

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Tony Scott
Producer    Don Simpson
Producer    Jerry Bruckheimer
Screenwriter    Jim Cash
Screenwriter    Jack Epps, Jr.
Composer    Harold Faltermeyer
Executive Producer    Bill Badalato
Associate Producer    Warren Skaaren
Assistant Director    Dan Kolsrud
Assistant Director    Sharon Mann
Unit Production Manager    Bill Badalato
Production Designer    John DeCuir
Set Decorator    Robert R. Benton
Director of Photography    Jeffrey Kimball
Special Effects    Peter Cairo
Special Effects    Robert Willard
Special Effects    Steve Foster
Men's    James W. Tyson
Women's    Bobbie Read
Editor    Billy Weber
Editor    Christopher Lebenzon
Sound Mixer    William B. Kaplan
Re-recording Mixer    Donald O. Mitchell
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Kline
Supervising Sound Editor    Cecelia Hall
Supervising Sound Editor    George Watters II
Sound Editor    Virginia A. Cook
Sound Editor    Teri E. Dorman
Sound Editor    Julia Evershade
Sound Editor    Frank Howard
Sound Editor    Marshall Winn
Sound Editor    David E. Stone
Music Editor    Bob Badami
Make up    Rick Sharp
Song Writer    Giorgio Moroder
Song Writer    Tom Whitlock
Song Writer    Kenny Loggins
Song Writer    Peter Wolf
Song Writer    Ina Wolf
Song Writer    Harold Faltermeyer
Song Writer    Mark Spiro
Casting Director    Margery Simkin
Stunt Coordinator    R.A. Rondell

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/02/08 10 $527,122   300 $1,757   $177,308,850 9,766
2013/02/09 14 $791,032 +50% 300 $2,637   $178,099,882 9,767
2013/02/10 11 $647,583 -18% 300 $2,159   $178,747,465 9,768
2013/02/11 8 $255,058 -61% 300 $850   $179,002,523 9,769
2013/02/12 8 $288,225 +13% 300 $961   $179,290,748 9,770
2013/02/13 7 $278,990 -3% 300 $930   $179,569,738 9,771
2013/02/14 - $29,008 -90% 33 $879   $179,598,746 9,772
2013/02/15 - $37,467 +29% 40 $937   $179,636,213 9,773
2013/02/16 - $55,096 +47% 40 $1,377   $179,691,309 9,774
2013/02/17 - $48,818 -11% 40 $1,220   $179,740,127 9,775
2013/02/18 - $27,739 -43% 40 $693   $179,767,866 9,776
2013/02/19 - $10,429 -62% 40 $261   $179,778,295 9,777
2013/02/20 - $10,026 -4% 40 $251   $179,788,321 9,778
2013/02/21 - $12,280 +22% 40 $307   $179,800,601 9,779

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/05/16 1 $8,193,052   1,028 $7,970   $8,193,052 3
1986/05/23 3 $9,449,432 +15% 1,057 $8,940   $21,357,190 10
1986/05/30 2 $6,903,408 -27% 1,057 $6,531   $31,039,608 17
1986/06/06 1 $8,231,279 +19% 1,531 $5,376   $43,179,344 24
1986/06/13 3 $6,250,494 -24% 1,531 $4,083   $53,843,776 31
1986/06/20 4 $5,810,601 -7% 1,531 $3,795   $63,747,856 38
1986/06/27 6 $5,037,030 -13% 1,485 $3,392   $72,438,864 45
1986/07/04 4 $4,636,548 -8% 1,386 $3,345   $80,554,738 52
1986/07/11 4 $4,730,530 +2% 1,415 $3,343   $88,429,457 59
1986/07/18 5 $4,048,254 -14% 1,384 $2,925   $95,348,936 66
1986/07/25 5 $3,817,026 -6% 1,351 $2,825   $101,801,942 73
1986/08/01 7 $3,472,515 -9% 1,312 $2,647   $107,759,353 80
1986/08/08 5 $3,428,696 -1% 1,281 $2,677   $113,552,057 87
1986/08/15 6 $3,117,183 -9% 1,216 $2,563   $118,913,341 94
1986/08/22 4 $3,326,355 +7% 1,201 $2,770   $124,440,927 101
1986/08/29 2 $5,024,325 +51% 1,289 $3,898   $131,345,236 108
1986/09/05 2 $3,285,555 -35% 1,287 $2,553   $135,636,648 115
1986/09/12 2 $3,004,108 -9% 1,327 $2,264   $139,689,082 122
1986/09/19 1 $3,292,817 +10% 1,357 $2,427   $144,009,580 129
1986/09/26 3 $2,568,684 -22% 1,344 $1,911   $147,499,998 136
1986/10/03 3 $2,405,090 -6% 1,334 $1,803   $150,727,739 143
1986/10/10 6 $2,673,978 +11% 1,357 $1,971   $154,110,655 150
1986/10/17 7 $1,874,879 -30% 1,292 $1,451   $156,548,833 157
1986/10/24 9 $1,576,139 -16% 1,168 $1,349   $158,722,140 164
1986/10/31 10 $1,158,343 -27% 964 $1,202   $160,334,394 171
1986/11/07 11 $1,258,282 +9% 864 $1,456   $162,052,991 178
1986/11/14 10 $1,190,871 -5% 920 $1,294   $163,723,231 185
1986/11/21 11 $1,017,177 -15% 747 $1,362   $165,069,787 192
1986/11/28 10 $1,230,908 +21% 741 $1,661   $166,895,594 199
1986/12/05 11 $668,089 -46% 698 $957   $167,827,777 206
1986/12/12 13 $417,929 -37% 586 $713   $168,458,001 213
2013/02/08 11 $1,965,737   300 $6,552   $178,747,465 9,768
2013/02/15 32 $141,381 -93% 40 $3,535   $179,740,127 9,775

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/21/20092649,317 177,045$243,207$1,260,340557

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/4/2011816,658 16,658$432,932$432,932672
9/11/2011177,210-57% 23,868$187,392$620,324673
9/18/2011176,482-10% 30,350$168,723$789,047674
9/25/2011164,429-32% 34,779$116,650$905,697675
2/24/2013841,937 116,086$1,092,464$3,026,291749

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