Tom Cruise’s astronomical salary revealed in Top Gun 2

Top Gun 2 (Top Gun: Maverick) proved to be one of the biggest box office hits of 2022 and Tom Cruise walked away with a real fortune after filming was completed.

The star’s salary in the film was revealed by Variety and manages to be more than six times the budget of the original 1986 film.

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Since opening in May, Top Gun 2 has passed the $1 billion mark at the box office, making it the most successful film of Cruise’s career.

That said, he took home $100 million for the film, more than half of Top Gun 2’s $170 million budget, and more than six times the original’s $15 million budget. for which he received US$ 2 million.

It is worth pointing out that Tom Cruise has a share in the box office profit, this explains the astronomical value.

Tom Cruise returns in Top Gun 2

In Top Gun: Maverick, Tom Cruise’s character, a classic pilot, proves that the human is still the most important in technological evolution – in a world where drones and other devices are starting to gain prominence.

In addition, Pete becomes a mentor to a new generation of pilots. These youngsters may have a connection with the past of Tom Cruise’s character.

In addition to Val Kilmer, the cast of the sequel also includes Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell and Manny Jacinto.

The direction is by Joseph Kosinski, with a script also by Peter Craig, Justin Marks and Eric Warren Singer.

Top Gun 2 (Top Gun: Maverick), with the actor and Tom Cruise, is now showing in theaters.

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Guilherme Coral

Guilherme Coral

A refugee from a galaxy far, far away, I landed on this planet in sector 2814 by mistake. Thanks to my passion for films and series, I was taken to the Film and Audiovisual course and I am currently venturing into the Faculty of Journalism.

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