Tom Cruise returns to the danger zone in 'Top Gun

Now Cruise is back in the cockpit in "Top Gun: Maverick." The sequel premiered last week at the Cannes Film Festival

Tom Cruise’s biggest Fri-Sun opening weekend remains the $64 million debut  of Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds.

snappy direction by Joseph Kosinski; a patriotic, action-packed story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks

It's been 36 years since Tom Cruise first took to the skies as Pete Mitchell with the call sign Maverick, you know, the hotshot jet fighter pilot in "Top Gun."

IT’S 35 years since Tom Cruise launched the “Top Gun” aerial circus playing US Navy aviator Lt Pete “Maverick” Mitchell.

This sequel runs, including credits, for 131 minutes. A couple of Uncle Sam’s admirals think the US Navy’s pilots should destroy an unnamed enemy and an unnamed target.