Top Gun: Maverick Box Office – Tom Cruise’s film is ruling and how
Action drama Top Gun: Maverick kicked off a second big weekend in North American theaters, grossing an estimated $86 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. The “sensational” numbers for Paramount’s long-awaited Tom Cruise sequel placed it in the top 10 highest-grossing second weekend in domestic box office history, Variety reported. It grossed $151 million last weekend.
Buoyed by its gripping visuals and unusually positive reviews—especially for a sequel—the Paramount/Skydance film has grossed $257 million overseas, the latest sign of Hollywood’s recovery from a bleak pandemic period. .
Maverick follows the story of now gray US Navy test pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Cruise) as he trains young aviators for a mission to attack a nuclear facility in a rogue state.
In second place was Disney’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which earned $9.3 million for the Friday-to-Sunday period. The global take for the Benedict Cumberbatch film has passed $750 million in its five weeks.
The 20th-century animated “Bob’s Burger Movie”, based on a popular television show, finished third with a gross of $4.5 million.
In fourth, Universal’s family-friendly animation “The Bad Guys,” up one spot from last weekend, was $3.3 million.
Focus Features’ Downton Abbey: A New Era, based on the wildly popular British series, slipped one place to fifth, grossing $3 million.
Among the top 10 were: Everything Everywhere All at Once ($2 million). Sonic the Hedgehog 2 ($1.7 million). The Lost City ($1.4 million). Future Crimes ($1.1 million). Watchmen ($815,000).
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