Tom Cruise breaks his box office record with Top Gun: Maverick

The action movie, the sequel to 1986's Top Gun, took an estimated $124 million (£98 million) at the U.S. box office in its first three days and is projected to take around $151 million (£119 million) by the end of the Memorial Day holiday weekend on Monday. Adding that figure to takings around the world, Top Gun: Maverick has so far made around $248 million (£196 million). Chris Aronson, Paramount's president of domestic distribution said, , “These results are ridiculously, over-the-top fantastic”.

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