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Paramount: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Best-Selling Week-One Digital Sellthrough Movie Ever

Paramount Home Entertainment Sept. 2 announced that Top Gun: Maverick has flown past the competition to become the No. 1 week-one digital sellthrough title of all time in the United States and in major territories around the world.

Released for sale across digital platforms on Aug. 23, the Tom Cruise-starring sequel to the 1986 original Top Gun has already become one of the top 20 best-selling digital releases in history after being available for only one week. In addition, the digital release was the top-selling item on Amazon.com in the U.S. across every category on the site on the first day, as well as on Fandango’s transactional on-demand service Vudu.

Top Gun: Maverick continues to entice moviegoers around the world, earning more than $1.4 billion at the global box office and still climbing after 14 weeks in theaters. Currently the No. 6 highest-grossing film in domestic box office history, the No. 1 film of 2022 is also the highest-grossing film of Cruise’s motion picture career.

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The Top Gun: Maverick digital release takes fans deep inside the making of the film with more than 110 minutes of bonus content, including in-depth behind-the-scenes looks the making of the film.

Top Gun: Maverick lands on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc, Blu-ray Disc and DVD Nov. 1.

After more than 30 years of service as a top naval aviator, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot. Yet, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past when he returns to Top Gun to train a group of elite graduates and comes face-to-face with Lt. Bradshaw (Miles Teller), the son of his late best friend “Goose.” Bitter rivalries ignite as the pilots prepare for a specialized mission, which will require the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.

To promote the home release of Top Gun: Maverick, Paramount offered a handful of journalists and influencers the chance to experience the same training the actors went through in the film: flying an Extra 330 stunt plane. Below is a clip of Media Play News publisher Thomas K. Arnold’s flight experience.

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