Joseph Kosinski’s Top Gun: Maverick is showing no signs of slowing down.
The Paramount and Skydance tentpole, starring Tom Cruise, is doing massive business in its second weekend. The sequel earned $90 million to boast the smallest decline ever — 29 percent — for a movie opening domestically to $100 million or more. Shrek 2, which launched to $108 million, fell 33 percent, according to Comscore.
Thank you to everyone who saw #TopGun: Maverick and helped make it a historic opening weekend.
— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) May 31, 2022
On Sunday, Paramount’s estimate was $86 million, but better-than-expected traffic throughout the drove that number up.Top Gun: Maverick has now earned $295.6 million through Sunday in North America and more than $552 million globally.
Top Gun 2 continues to fly high overseas, where it is likewise holding strong. It earning another $81.7 million for a foreign tally of $257 million.