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Top Gun

16th May 1986
1h 50m
Tony Scott
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Top Gun is a 1986 Action Drama film released on 16th May; Tony Scott directed the film which stars Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, and Anthony Edwards. A sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, was released in 2022. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $341,830,601 on its budget.

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As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 10:18pm.

Cast (33)

Tom Cruise's profile Tom Cruise Maverick
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Kelly McGillis's profile Kelly McGillis
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Anthony Edwards's profile Anthony Edwards Goose
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Val Kilmer's profile Val Kilmer Iceman
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Tom Skerritt's profile Tom Skerritt Viper
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Michael Ironside's profile Michael Ironside
Age at Filming ≈ 35
James Tolkan's profile James Tolkan
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Tim Robbins's profile Tim Robbins Merlin
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Meg Ryan's profile Meg Ryan
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Frank Pesce's profile Frank Pesce
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Rick Rossovich's profile Rick Rossovich
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Adrian Pasdar's profile Adrian Pasdar
Age at Filming ≈ 20
Duke Stroud
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Whip Hubley's profile Whip Hubley
Age at Filming ≈ 28
John Stockwell's profile John Stockwell
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Clarence Gilyard Jr.'s profile Clarence Gilyard Jr.
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Danny Nero's profile Danny Nero
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Barry Tubb
Age at Filming ≈ 22

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Top Gun Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

33% 20-29
12% 30-39
3% 40-49
6% 50-59
45% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

15% Female
85% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

9% Good
91% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

12% Pilot
3% Instructor
85% Unknown

Top Gun FAQ

When was Top Gun released?

Top Gun was released on Friday May 16th, 1986.

Who plays the lead role(s) in Top Gun?

The lead roles are played by Tom Cruise in the role of Maverick and Kelly McGillis.

How much did Top Gun cost to make?

The budget was $15,000,000.

How much money did Top Gun make?

The worldwide revenue was $356,830,601.

Is Top Gun on Netflix?

No, Top Gun is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Top Gun on Amazon Prime?

No, Top Gun is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Top Gun on Disney Plus?

No, Top Gun is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States