36 years after Top Gun’s first theatrical release, Tom Cruise is back as beloved fighter pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. Despite exorbitant expectations, it seems that the sequel is worth it: Top Gun: Maverick holds 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, while IGN’s review called it “an off-limits blast of afterburner smoke and thrills that’s sure to please audiences looking for a classic summer blockbuster.”

Top Gun: Maverick will be in theaters across the United States starting today. If you’re wondering how and where you can watch it yourself, take a look at the information below.

Where to watch Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick will be available in most theaters in the United States starting today. To find out when and where you can watch the film, you can check the local showtimes at the links below:

When will Top Gun: Maverick be available to stream?

Top Gun: Maverick is not currently available to stream online, and Paramount Pictures has yet to announce official broadcast details. However, since it is a Paramount movie, we can expect Top Gun: Maverick finally making its streaming debut on Paramount Plus rather than Netflix or HBO Max.

Paramount has been pretty consistent in adding its films to Paramount Plus 45 days after their theatrical debut, which would put Top Gun: Maverick’s potential release date around July 11.

We will update this page with official information as soon as we have it.

Where to watch the first Top Gun

If you want to watch or rewatch the first Top Gun movie before diving into the sequel, you have a few options. If you currently have a Netflix or Paramount Plus subscription, you can stream Top Gun for free on either platform. If you don’t have this streaming service, you can also rent or buy the movie on Amazon or Apple TV. You can go to the links below to watch the movie.

Who’s in the cast?

Top Gun: Maverick was written by Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie and directed by Joseph Kosinski. It features the following actors:

  • Tom Cruise as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell
  • Miles Teller as Lt. Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw
  • Jennifer Connelly as Penny Benjamin
  • Jon Hamm as Admiral Beau “Cyclone” Simpson
  • Ed Harris like Radm. Chester “Hammer” Cain
  • Val Kilmer as Admiral Tom “Iceman” Kazansky

Rating and runtime

Top Gun: Maverick is Rated PG-13 for intense action sequences and strong language. The film lasts in total 2 hours and 11 minutes including credits.

Top Gun: Does Maverick have a post-credits scene?

Top Gun 2 doesn’t have an end credits scene, so you don’t need to stay after the credits start. For more information on the movie’s ending, take a look at our guide: Top Gun: Maverick’s Ending Explained.

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