One of the greatest movies of 2022, Top Gun: Maverick will finally be available to watch on TV via digital streaming in the UK, more than two months after its release in local cinemas.
We can now confirm that the 1986 sequel Superior gunfeaturing Tom Cruisewill be coming to UK VOD stores, for digital streaming, on August 24, 2022.
The film was released in UK cinemas on May 25, 2022. Hence, its streaming release date is 91 days after its theatrical release – which is quite a long time, now that we’re used to shorter cinema-streaming windows.
Top Gun: Maverick is already available for pre-order on Amazon’s Prime Video, priced at £13.99 (at the time of this writing).
This price is not for a rental, but for a digital purchase – so you buy the digital streaming version and then own it indefinitely. At a later date it will also be coming to Paramount+ in the UK (see more on that below).
The DVD and Blu-ray editions of Top Gun: Maverick are also available for pre-orderthe expected release date for the physical editions, in the UK, being October 31, 2022 (see bonus content details, for physical and streaming releases, below).
Top Gun: Maverick realized by Joseph Kosinskyhas been a huge hit for Paramount this year, earning over $1.3 billion at the global box office so far and becoming one of the top 10 grossers of all time in the United States.
After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s finest airmen, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is in his place, pushing the envelope as a brave test pilot and dodging advancement. of grade that would ground him.
Training a detachment of graduates for a special mission, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past and his deepest fears, as he comes face to face with Lieutenant Bradshaw (Miles Teller), the son of his former winger “Goose”.
Bitter rivalries ignite as the pilots prepare for a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who choose to pilot it.
The film also features Jennifer Connelly and Jon Hammwith Val Kilmer reprising his role from the original film.
How to watch Top Gun: Maverick online in the UK
Top Gun: Maverick will be available for purchase and digital streaming in the UK from August 24 (one day after the US).
It will be available to stream on Amazon’s Prime Video store, Rakuten TV, Apple’s iTunes, and other streaming video stores. You can then use a streaming device (or a Smart TV) to watch the movie on your TV.
At the time of this writing, the purchase price is £13.99. This is not a premium rental – instead, the film is available as a digital purchase, which you buy and then own digitally.
At its initial price, it is similar to the cost of past premium rentals, such as no time to die and Dunes (which were £15.99), but there’s one major difference – a premium rental is only available to watch for 48 hours, while a digital purchase lets you own the film forever.
More than two months after the film’s theatrical release (in the UK), Top Gun: Maverick’s the digital release is later than we’ve become accustomed to in recent months, with some films arriving on streaming just 45 days after their theatrical release.
Will be Top Gun: Maverick Coming to Paramount+ UK?
The short answer is yes – Top Gun: Maverick will be available at no additional cost (for subscribers) on the Paramount+ streaming serviceboth in the United States and the United Kingdom.
However, we don’t know exactly when it will come to Paramount+ – and there’s a chance that US subscribers will get it before the UK.
sonic the hedgehog 2 and Cry 5 are two examples of other Paramount movies that were made available on Paramount+ US long before the UK version of the streaming service, with Sonic still not available on the UK version of Paramount+.
At best we can expect Top Gun: Maverick coming to Paramount+ in September – but probably later than that.
Top Gun: Maverick DVD and Blu-ray + Bonus Content
The DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray editions of Top Gun: Maverick will be published on October 31, 2022 United Kingdom.
The Blu-ray and Digital editions will include the following bonus content:
Cleared to take off – Witness the most intense cinematic training program as actors prepare for filming while pulling multiple Gs in a fighter jet.
Innovate – Filming of Top Gun: Maverick – Get ready to take flight as you go behind the scenes with the cast and crew of Top Gun: Maverick on a journey to capture the most spectacular aerial footage of all time.
A love letter to aviation – Tom Cruise shares his passion for aviation by flying his own plane, a vintage WWII P-51 Mustang that would have been the Top Gun plane of its time.
Forging the Dark Star – Pushing the limits beyond Mach-10, the future of aviation is unveiled through an impressive experimental aircraft specially designed for the film.
Masterclass with Tom Cruise – Cannes Film Festival – Tom Cruise talks about his incredible career during the flagship event of the 75th Cannes Film Festival.
hold my hand – Clip of Lady Gaga – Watch Lady Gaga’s music video for her first hit single on the Top Gun: Maverick soundtrack.
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