Next record for Tom Cruise: “Top Gun 2” continues the series of successes

Top Gun: Maverick has been out in theaters for less than a month and has already racked up massive amounts of money at the box office. The high box office has already broken a record.

After several shifts started “Top Gun: Maverick” in theaters last month. The long wait paid off not only for fans of action cinema, but also for Paramount Pictures. Because the sequel to the cult film from 1986 recently broke a new record, like deadline reported.

If you look at Tom Cruise’s filmography, you’ll spot many a title that has achieved amazing amounts at the box office. Above all, the latest offshoots of the “Mission: Impossible” series were able to record impressive sums. But no film has managed to gross as much as Top Gun: Maverick, which is what the sequel to most successful film with Tom Cruise power.

Whole $887 million has been able to import the handmade action fireworks worldwide so far. This is a more than considerable sum, especially since the markets in Russia and China had to be abandoned. Top Gun: Maverick set the record for the highest grossing film starring Tom Cruise in 23 countries, including Australia, Brazilian and the United Kingdom. The action flick is also the most successful title from Paramount Pictures in 15 countries.

If you also want to know how Top Gun: Maverick came about, then we recommend our interview with the stars of the film:

Top Gun 2: Maverick – The stars in an interview

The most successful films with Tom Cruise

Before “Top Gun: Maverick” was number one of the most successful films with Tom Cruise, it was true “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” with a staggering $791 million as the front-runner. The fourth offshoot slipped with 694 million US dollars “Mission: Impossible – Phantom Protocol” recently in third place. Unsurprisingly follows in fourth place “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” with $682 million and closing out the top five is the “War of the Worlds”-Adaptation by Steven Spielberg with $603 million.

Of course, it remains to be seen whether Tom Cruise will top the gigantic success of “Top Gun: Maverick” again in the future. But with “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part 1” a film is definitely approaching that may again have a record sum. But until then, you can shorten the waiting time with Amazon’s “Mission: Impossible” 6-Movie Collection.

How familiar are you with the Mission: Impossible series? Test your knowledge now in our quiz:

Mission: Impossible Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Action Series?

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