Top Gun: Maverick Takes Flight with $116.5M in Global Box Office Through Friday

Tom Cruise plays Capt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverick from Paramount Pictures, Skydance and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. Credit: Scott Garfield. © 2019 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All rights reserved.

Top Gun: Maverick finished its first Friday in theatrical release with $116.5 million global ticket sales, a tally that includes $19 million from domestic previews and $40.2 million from overseas showtimes ahead of its official opening date in North America.

Domestically, Paramount is tracking a $123 million 3-day debut for the sequel—a figure that could climb to $150 million when looking at the 4-day holiday weekend. The film is in release in 4,735 locations across the US and Canada.

Overseas, the film added $24.5 million to its running tally from over 25 thousand screens across 62 international markets. It has already grossed $64.7 million outside of North America, including previews.

Top overseas markets are led by the United Kingdom, where it opened in first place on Friday with $4 million from 735 locations and 76% market share. Previews push its UK tally to $10 million, making it the biggest opening day for a Tom Cruise movie in the market.

Other top markets include France ($8.2M including previews), Australia ($4.5M including previews), Germany ($3.9M), Brazil ($3.1M including previews), Mexico ($2.8M including previews), and Japan ($2.6M). 

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