After a lapse of 36 years, the role of the pilot "Lone Ranger", who made Tom Cruise popular all over the world, has returned to the arena. Traces of a great power contest. "Top Gun: Maverick" (Top Gun: Maverick), with excellent film reviews, nostalgic fans support and Tom Cruise's personal charm, was released in North America with a rough estimate of 156 million US dollars in 4 days, exceeding industry expectations.
Breaks Memorial Day weekend box office record. This is also Tom Cruise's first film in 40 years of filming to exceed $100 million at the box office in photo retouching service three days. By comparison, the evergreen's original top-grossing record was 2005's "War of the Worlds" with $64.87 million. In the context of superhero movies dominating the box office charts in the COVID-19 (severe special infectious pneumonia, new crown pneumonia, Wuhan pneumonia) pandemic era, "Defender Warrior: The Lone Ranger" is regarded as a post-epidemic period, whether the middle-aged audiences It will also be an important indicator that will enter the theater in a big way.
The results prove that the charm of superstars and the experience of watching movies on the big screen are enduring. Even with the rise of video streaming, audiences will still pay for movies that are worthwhile. It was a wise decision to insist on keeping the film in theaters. Still, it's hard to say whether the $170 million sequel would have done so well at the box office without the groundwork laid by 1986's Top Gun.