UPDATE, writethru : The phenomenon that is Top Gun: Maverick continues its breathtaking run as the Tom Cruise -starrer has surpassed the $600M mark at the particular international box office . This comes just days after it flew by $600M domestic . Now heading into its 8th weekend of global release, the Paramount / Skydance stunner offers buzzed past 1 . 2B through Thursday worldwide.
The Joseph Kosinski-directed sequel will be currently sitting at $602. 5M from 65 offshore markets and $606M through North America, tallying up to $1, 208. 5M global through yesterday.
With these numbers, Best Gun: Maverick has become Paramount Pictures’ highest grossing film ever globally, surpassing Transformers: Age Of Extinction . Internationally, it is the No. 3 Paramount title actually.
In 28 overseas markets, Maverick is usually the biggest Paramount live action movie of all time, including such majors as the UK, France, Australia plus Brazil.
How high will these elite aviators ultimately fly? There is clearly still fuel in the particular tanks and, what’s more, in several marketplaces, Maverick will certainly be returning to PLF screens next week.
To recap, this took just 31 times for Maverick to get to $1B global ; only the second movie associated with the pandemic era to reach such rarefied air — and Cruise’s first time to the milestone in a career that has spanned 40 years.
This week, because Anthony reported, the film’s first-run launch topped Titanic ‘s first-run domestically. It is definitely the 12th movie in domestic package office history to cross the $600M threshold.
The top offshore markets through Thursday are the UK ($88. 8M), Japan ($65. 4M), Australia ($55. 9M), Italy ($46M) plus Korea ($41. 4M).