Top Gun: Maverick was undoubtedly one of the great revelations of 2022.


The film with Tom Cruise has recently landed on Paramount+ , where it set a new record, confirming itself as the most watched film globally in its first streaming weekend on the platform.

From Thursday, December 22 to Sunday, December 25, the film broke the national record for most-watched premiere films on the service, surpassing the previous record, held by Sonic 2 , by 60 percent . In addition, the success of the film increased the viewing rate of the original Top Gun film by nearly 400% and titles in the Mission Impossible franchise by more than 140%.

“ The unstoppable success of this film in theaters, digitally and now streaming is undeniable evidence that demonstrates the power of Paramount’s cross-platform release strategy ,” said Brian Robbins , President and CEO of Paramount Pictures and Chief Content Officer, Movies and Kids & Family, Paramount+. “ Across all of our 2022 titles, and now with TOP GUN: MAVERICK, our studio has leveraged the value of the variable window that streaming offers to increase a film’s overall success .”

“ We are thrilled to see confirmation of the film’s huge record-breaking success, which has become the first most-watched film on Paramount+ ,” said Tanya Giles , Chief Programming Officer of Paramount Streaming. “ We continue to enjoy the highly anticipated blockbusters from Paramount Pictures arriving on our platform, offering fans a new way to continue watching and re-watching their favorite movies .”

You can find our review of the film HERE

The plot of Top Gun: Maverick

Lieutenant Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise), one of the best aviators in the Navy, after more than thirty years of service is still in the only place he wants to be. He avoids a promotion that would no longer allow him to fly, and he pushes the envelope once again, bravely testing new planes. Called to train a special team of Top Gun Academy students for a secret mission, Maverick will meet Lieutenant Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), nickname “Rooster”, son of his old flight mate Nick Bradshaw “Goose”. Grappling with an uncertain future and with the ghosts of his past, Maverick will have to face his deepest fears to complete a very difficult mission, which will require great sacrifice from all those who choose to participate.

The cast of the film

Top Gun: Maverick is directed by Joseph Kosinski ( Oblivion ). In the cast we find Tom Cruise in the role of Pete “Maverick” Mitchell . With him Val Kilmer, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Ed Harris, Miles Teller, Glen Powell, Monica Barbaro, Charles Parnell, Jay Ellis, Bashir Salahuddin, Danny Ramirez, Lewis Pullman, Manny Jacinto, Kara Wang, Jack Schumacher, Greg Tarzan Davis , Jake Picking, Raymond Lee, Jean Louisa Kelly and Lyliana Wray .