Maverick surpasses $800 million at the box office, becoming Tom Cruise’s biggest film


For several decades, Tom Cruise has been associated with blockbuster movies, but his latest film, Top Gun: Maverick, just became the highest-grossing film of his entire career. The record was previously held by 2018 Mission: Impossible – Fallwhich stands at $791.1 million worldwide, with maverick having now earned $806.4 million as he heads into the weekend. With the movie only in theaters for three weeks and with July 4 approaching, it seems like the $1 billion grossing movie is only a matter of time, proving how excited fans were to see the sequel.

Interestingly, apart from maverick and the film directed by Stephen Speilberg War of the Worldshis seven highest-grossing films are all entries in the Impossible mission franchise, while Mission: Impossible 3 is the only entry not to earn $400 million worldwide. The other films of his ten highest earners are The last Samourai, rain manand The Mummy.

maverickthe biggest competition at the box office is the sequel Jurassic World Dominionwhich grossed $143.4 million domestically last weekend compared to maverickis $50 million. One big difference between these two movies as they battle it out at the box office over the next two weeks is that maverick sits at 97% positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes while Domination only has 30% positive reviews. There is no denying the power of jurassic world franchise, but critical reactions could surely impact future box office performance.

Regardless of the fact that maverick Where Domination turns out to be the biggest hit of the coming weeks, early July will likely see both films put to pasture, as Thor: Love and Thunder debuts on July 8. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness already proved to be a major hit earlier this year, so if being a new entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe isn’t exciting enough for fans, it will also be the first outing featuring Thor since 2019. Avengers: Endgame. Additionally, the new sequel will feature various members of the Guardians of the Galaxy, while also marking the return of Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, having taken on the role of Thor for the past few years.

Top Gun: Maverick is in theaters now.

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