Top Gun: Maverick returns to theaters this week ahead of its release on streaming platforms. Paramount has announced that Maverick will return to theaters in the United States starting this Friday, December 2.
The film was released in May after numerous pandemic-related delays. It had a big run in theaters during its initial run, earning $716 million in the US and $770 million in international markets for a total of $1.48 billion. It is the highest grossing film of 2022 worldwide.
Maverick will hit streaming via Paramount+ on December 22. Maverick is already available to watch at home, having been available to buy and rent earlier this year, but December 22nd marks the first time it’s coming to a streaming service.
Thanks to the enormous success of Maverick in theaters, the star Tom Cruise is said to have made $100 million from the movie. Maverick is a sequel to 1986’s Top Gun, which also starred Cruise in the title role.
The new movie was directed by Joseph Kosinski and also stars Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Jon Hamm and Glenn Powell. The original film was directed by the late Tony Scott.
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