Top Gun: Maverick is a 2022 American action drama film directed by Joseph Kosinski. It is the sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun.

The $170 million legacy sequel, has sold more tickets in North America than even Top Gun making it Cruise's biggest domestic grosser even adjusted for inflation

Tony Scott and Co.'s bid for female viewership and their attempt to give the film a gritty and edgy sexiness.

production on the film would have probably been difficult since Tom Cruise also didn't fly the planes himself

'Top Gun: Maverick' becomes the first $1 billion Tom Cruise film

So far, Tom's reportedly netted a full $100 million from a combination of his upfront salary and ticket sales and still coming

Mission: Impossible's Tom Cruise can be seen flying in Top Gun: Maverick, but as a civilian, he could not fly the primary fighter jet of the film, the F-18 Hornet

Top Gun: Maverick has become Tom Cruise's biggest earner at the worldwide box office