'Top Gun: Maverick' soars past $1 billion, overtakes 'Doctor Strange 2' as highest-grossing movie of the year globally | Inquirer Entertainment
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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ soars past $1 billion, overtakes ‘Doctor Strange 2’ as highest-grossing movie of the year globally

/ 10:16 AM June 27, 2022
News conference to promote 'Top Gun: Maverick', in Seoul

Cast members Jay Ellis, Miles Teller, Tom Cruise, Glen Powell and Greg Tarzan Davis and producer Jerry Bruckheimer pose for photographs during a news conference to promote the film “Top Gun: Maverick” at a hotel in Seoul, South Korea, June 20, 2022. Image: Reuters/Heo Ran

LOS ANGELES — Paramount’s all-American blockbuster “Top Gun: Maverick” is still flying high at the box office, crossing the coveted $1 billion over the weekend.

With those ticket sales, the movie has overtaken Disney’s Marvel adventure “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” ($943 million) as the highest-grossing movie of the year at the global box office, Variety reported.

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Prior to this weekend, the sequel to Tom Cruise’s 1986 action flick “Top Gun” was already the highest-grossing movie of the year at the domestic box office, with revenues currently at $521 million.

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Along with $484.7 million at the international box office, “Maverick” has grossed $1.006 billion worldwide. JB

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