Top Gun is one of those classic action movies that, 36 years later, people still talk about as if it came out just yesterday. And after a three-and-a-half decade wait, the world was treated to its direct sequel, Top Gun: Maverick.
Premiering right in time for Memorial Day weekend, the film proved to be a box office success, grossing over $569 million in just two weeks after its release on May 27th.
Naturally, it's hard not to be curious about the film's production. Here are some pretty neat behind-the-scenes facts about Top Gun: Maverick.