Top Gun: Maverick beats Black Panther with record-breaking earnings, achieved fifth place

Top Gun: Maverick, starring Tom Cruise, was released on May 27 and received acclaim from critics and viewers alike. This movie has become his biggest commercial success and went on to gross $1 billion worldwide.

The movie was recently officially made available on digital platforms, and despite being accessible for home viewing, it continues to hold the top spot at the US box office.

Top Gun: Maverick still doing well at box office

Top Gun: Maverick, which was released more than three months ago, is still breaking box office collection records and has surpassed Marvel Studios’ Black Panther to rank as the fifth-highest grossing movie of all time.

The film has reached $701.2 million in lifetime collection after earning $7.9 million in its fifteenth week. Earlier, the Chadwick Boseman-starring film made a record of earning $ 700.4 million in 2018.

Top Gun: Maverick beat Black Panther

Below is a list of the top 5 movies at the US box office after Top Gun: Maverick beat Black Panther

  • Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015) – $936.6 million
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019) – $858.3 million
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) – $811.3 million
  • Avatar (2009): $760.5 million
  • Top Gun: Maverick (2022): $701.2 million

according to Paramount Pictures, The Tom Cruise starrer Top Gun: Maverick has reportedly become the only movie in history to hold the top spot at the box office for both the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays.

It will be interesting to see if the film manages to cross the earnings mark of Furious 7 and grab the 10th spot in the box office. However it will soon replace the animated feature in the 11th position.

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