The 2023 Academy Awards are months away, which means the nominations are too. Top Gun: Maverick, the legacy sequel starring Tom Cruise, hit several box office milestones when it finally hit theaters. The staggering $1.4 billion the film made at the box office is more impressive considering where it didn’t play. Time will tell how many Oscar nominations the film earns, but awards season will help expand it Top Gun: MaverickTotal gross of .
Top Gun: Maverick is already a huge success story at the box office
More than 35 years later top gun made Cruise a real star, loner hit theaters Memorial Day weekend 2022. Cruise’s superstar status and a strong cast that included Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly and a slew of younger actors such as Monica Barbaro, Lewis Pullman, Danny Ramirez and Glen Powell helped the film take off.
Top Gun: Maverick debuted nearly three years after filming but broke all box office records within weeks:
- It gave Cruise its best-ever opening weekend with $126.7 million in North American ticket sales in three days.
- loner took just over a week to become Cruise’s top-grossing film in the US
- The movie broke titanicRecord of becoming Paramount’s highest-grossing domestic film.
- It became one of the few films to earn $100 million from IMAX ticket sales.
Amazingly, since its debut, the film has only been outside the top 5 at the Box Office Mojo daily box office three times. Top Gun: Maverick‘s staying power is one reason it’s one of the highest-grossing films of all time. Box office numbers could soar even higher when awards season kicks off.
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The rapid pace of new film releases is overshadowing the fact that many successful films – both financially and critically – are finding their way back into theaters.
avatar received nine Oscar nominations in 2010. About 18 months after its debut, the James Cameron epic was released in a special edition that grossed $34 million worldwide. According to Box Office Mojo, a 2021 re-release in China increased the total box office by $57 million.
Dunkirk, the film directed by Christopher Nolan, which received eight Oscar nominations, was re-released in North America in December 2017 Box Office Mojo. That happened a few weeks after the first run left theaters and a few weeks before the Oscar nomination time. The second run added nearly $2 million Dunkirk‘s blockbuster.
Top Gun: Maverick have already seen its digital release. The 4K and Blu-ray editions will come out at the perfect time. A re-release in early December for loner could bring in new box office money and keep it fresh in the minds of Oscar voters.
We could see too loner Return to the cinemas after the Oscar nominations or the ceremony. Recent films that deserve recognition such as childhood and Winner of Best Picture 2022 KODAShe saw re-releases (albeit limited ones) before the Oscars.
When awards season kicks off, opportunities abound Top Gun: Maverick to drive back to theaters and add to the already impressive box office numbers. Paramount would be foolish not to try.
‘Maverick’ has seen its fair share of Oscar nominations
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The Oscar nominations are months away, however Top Gun: Maverick could also dominate there.
Cinematographer Claudio Miranda, two-time nominee and winner for Life of Pi: Shipwreck with Tiger in 2013 could earn a nod for shooting the aerial scenes.
There is precedent for Lady Gaga’s “Hold My Hand” to garner a Best Original Song nomination. Billie Eilish won an Oscar in 2022 for her original song for the James Bond film no time to dieanother action movie that had some emotional traits such as loner.
As Variety points out, editing and sound Oscars have gone to the same film over and over again in recent years. dune got those wins at the 2022 Oscars; loner could realistically emulate this film with nominations if not wins. There is also a case for loner‘s special effects. no time to die and 1917 recently nominated for their practical impact.
The more nominations loner earned in the technical categories, the better the chance of earning a Best Picture nomination. When it comes to the best picture, a Top Gun: Maverick a re-release would help the box office overall.
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https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/why-top-gun-maverick-add-box-office-total.html/ Maverick’ will contribute to its box office earnings throughout awards season