Published on June 27th, 2022 | by Adrian Gunning
TOP GUN: MAVERICK SOARS TO NEW HEIGHTS | 5TH HIGHEST GROSSING FILM OF ALL TIME IN AUSTRALIA
TOP GUN: MAVERICK continues to dominate at the Australian box office and has become the 5th highest grossing film of all time in Australia with a stunning AU$64.16million in just 32 days and over 3.4million Australians having seen the film on the big screen. The results see TOP GUN: MAVERICK overtaking blockbuster films including TITANIC (AU$57.7million), STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (AU$58million), AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (AU$62million) and THE LION KING (AU$64.1million). TOP GUN: MAVERICK also joins SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME (AU$81.1million) as the second film released post pandemic to enter the top 5 highest grossing films of all time in Australia.
Brian Pritchett, Vice President & Managing Director of Paramount Pictures Australasia said “2022 has been one of the best years in Paramount Pictures Australia’s history with 5 hits in a row: Scream, jackass forever, The Lost City, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and now Top Gun: Maverick’s massive success. It’s undeniable that the theatrical movie-going experience is more robust than ever, and we are thrilled with the results of Top Gun: Maverick in Australia. This film is a multigenerational must-see event, drawing both fans of the original, who have seen it several times, as well as younger audiences who have embraced the film and are sharing their love with everyone around them. The sky is definitely not the limit for this movie…”.
At the global box office, TOP GUN: MAVERICK is unstoppable and has now crossed the US$1 billion mark and currently stands as the year’s highest grossing film worldwide, with US$1.006 billion grossed to date, including US$484.7million internationally and US$521.7million at the domestic box office. The stellar results also make TOP GUN: MAVERICK Tom Cruise’s highest grossing film ever, overtaking MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT (US$791million) globally, and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE II (AU$22.5million) in Australia.
TOP GUN: MAVERICK has both critics & fans raving and still holds a Certified Fresh score of 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, along with a 99% audience score from 25,000+ verified ratings.
Directed by Joseph Kosinski and starring Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Charles Parnell, Bashir Salahuddin, Monica Barbaro, Jay Ellis, Danny Ramirez, Greg Tarzan Davis with Ed Harris and Val Kilmer.
TOP GUN: MAVERICK in cinemas NOW.