Best-case scenario for Top Gun Maverick …the movie …legs like The Lost World: Jurassic Park ($93 million/$24 million) and Aladdin ($117 million/$31 million) … will push receipts to between $195 million and $200 million by Monday, according to Forbes.
Tom Cruise is finally about to get that $100 million-plus Fri-Sun opening weekend, it said.
“Theater owners worried about the viability of non-superhero tentpoles can feel relieved. Paramount must be partying like it’s 2011 with their first $100 million-plus opener since 2014.”
CarrZee: I do wonder what the GHG emissions of the fighter-jet film were … yet at least there is a nod to wind power… with a fast-sailing scene.