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Top Gun

1986 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

ActionDramaRomance

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. Top Gun is a 1986 American English-language Action Drama motion picture starring Tom Cruise, Kelly Mcgillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside and John C. Moran Sr. The movie is based on Top Guns by Ehud Yonay. Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer. Top Gun is written by Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., Ehud Yonay and Warren Skaaren and it is directed by Tony Scott. Paramount Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the film. Top Gun was released on 12th May 1986 and takes a screen time of 110 minutes. The Film was successful at box office. Top Gun was made on a budget of $15 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $356 million. Cinematography was done by Jeffrey L. Kimball and editing by Chris Lebenzon and Billy Weber. The music was composed by Harold Faltermeyer. At the 1987 Oscar Awards It won an award for Best Music, Original Song.
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  • Jini Score
    73%
  • Critics Score
    72%
  • Rating
    6.9/10
  • Box Office
    $ 356 Million
  • Award Winner
  • Jini Score
    73%
  • Critics Score
    72%
  • Rating
    6.9/10
  • Box Office
    $ 356 Million
  • Award Winner
dramatichilariousshamelesslyexcitingincredible
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. Top Gun is a 1986 American English-language Action Drama motion picture starring Tom Cruise, Kelly Mcgillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside and John C. Moran Sr. The movie is based on Top Guns by Ehud Yonay. Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer. Top Gun is written by Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., Ehud Yonay and Warren Skaaren and it is directed by Tony Scott. Paramount Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the film. Top Gun was released on 12th May 1986 and takes a screen time of 110 minutes. The Film was successful at box office. Top Gun was made on a budget of $15 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $356 million. Cinematography was done by Jeffrey L. Kimball and editing by Chris Lebenzon and Billy Weber. The music was composed by Harold Faltermeyer. At the 1987 Oscar Awards It won an award for Best Music, Original Song.

Top Gun Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

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Positive Review Rating : 73%

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  • Rogerebert

    The dogfights are absolutely the best since Clint Eastwoods electrifying aerial scenes in Firefox. But look out for the scenes where the people talk to one another. ( Read More )
  • Ew

    But lets face it: Marketing hype and splashy spectacle won, fun got its butt kicked. ( Read More )
  • Common Sense Media

    Adults of a certain age will remember how this film spawned a fashion movement of aviator glasses and bomber jackets and what a huge star Cruise legitimately was. ( Read More )
  • Ny Daily News

    So much sexual or dramatic tension: Top Gun is terribly monotonous. ( Read More )
  • Blu Ray

    10 1 5 / 10 Looking to promote an upcoming Blu ray release, Paramount has decided to make over the 1986 blockbuster Top Gun with some 3D mascara and IMAX blush, hoping to entice the faithful to onc... ( Read More )
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Awards for Top Gun
  • Academy Awards, USA
    2 WON
    10 NOMINATIONS
  • Golden Globes, USA
    2 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards
    3 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • Grammy Awards
    2 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA
    2 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Awards of the Japanese Academy
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Brit Awards
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • National Film Preservation Board, USA
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • People's Choice Awards, USA
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS