Top Gun: Maverick Set To Soar Past Doctor Strange 2 Box-Office Record, Eyes $1 Billion Club

Tom Cruise’s high-flying Top Gun: Maverick is soaring skies and is about to take over the MCU’s Doctor Strange 2. So far, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is the highest-grossing movie of 2022 with $943 million worldwide. On the other hand, Top Gun: Maverick has earned around $901.8 million so far and shows no signs of slowing down. 

Stats show Top Gun Maverick taking over Doctor Strange 2

Top Gun Maverick Stats
Paramount studios taking over Disney

According to data from Variety, Paramount studios has made over $859.4 Million leaving Disney with $574 Million. Captain Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell returning to the cockpit could leave behind the Master of Mystic Arts in the upcoming days. Top Gun: Maverick was not released in China and Russia which seems to have no effect on reaching the $1 billion mark. 

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Top Gun: Maverick Becomes the highest-grossing movie for Paramount 

Top Gun: Maverick
Top Gun: Maverick

Being the second most grossing movie of 2022, Top Gun: Maverick is turning out to be an international box office champion with flying colors/dollars. So far, the movie has made  $474.7 million at the domestic box office becoming the highest-grossing movie for Paramount Pictures. The opening day earning of $51 Million made it Paramount Pictures’ largest opening ever. Top Gun: Maverick also replaces Mission: Impossible Fallout as Tom Cruise’s most successful opening weekend.

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Top Gun: Maverick flies high on the fourth weekend

Top Gun: Maverick is now premiering in your nearby theaters
Top Gun: Maverick is now premiering in your nearby theaters

Recently, Marvel’s Doctor Strange 2 was left behind by Top Gun Maverick as it set a major box office record that even Marvel never achieved. The sequel, Top Gun movie made $44 million in domestic ticket sales following its fourth weekend in theaters. Only three movies have grossed over $40 million a month after their opening.  Avatar with $50.3 million holds the first position whereas  Star Wars: The Force Awakens with $42.4 million stands third and Black Panther with $40.8 million at the fourth position. 

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What’s next for Doctor Strange?

Clea in Doctor Strange 2
Doctor Strange 2

The ongoing high-flying action movie, Top Gun: Maverick has taken on MCU by competing for the neck to neck and defeating Marvel’s most anticipated movie, Doctor Strange 2. There is no rumor or confirmation when we can see Doctor Strange next in the MCU but it is confirmed that he will return to the MCU.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is now streaming on Disney+.

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