The plot of Top Gun: Maverick focused on the title character's attempts to deal with his past while mentoring a group of fresher Top Gun alums.
Tom Cruise, a fellow Hollywood icon, has been called "irrelevant" by actor Mickey Rourke. Weeks after Cruise's Top Gun: Maverick grossed $1.2 billion, he remarked on TalkTV's Piers Morgan Uncensored program.
The 69-year-old actor was questioned by Mr. Morgan on how it feels to see Tom Cruise dominate the box office with Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun. Rourke responded, "To me, that doesn't mean a thing. The individual has performed the same useless task for 35 years. For it, I received no respect."
"Power and wealth are not important to me. I pay attention to the work of Richard Harris, Chris Walken, De Niro in his early years, and Al Pacino. I aspire to be that type of an actor "In the interview clip that Piers Morgan Uncensored shared on its official Twitter account, Mr. Rourke is heard saying.
Mr. Morgan questioned, "You don't think Tom Cruise is a good actor?" In response, the Iron Man 2 star said, "I think he is unimportant in my world.
The plot of Top Gun: Maverick focused on the title character's attempts to deal with his past while mentoring a group of fresher Top Gun alums. Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Monica Barbaro, Lewis Pullman, and Ed Harris all starred in the film in addition to Tom Cruise. Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, and Christopher McQuarrie wrote the script for Top Gun: Maverick, which was directed by Joseph Kosinski.
Nearly $521 million (roughly 4,078 crores) of its $1 billion in revenue came from the US and Canadian markets, with the remaining $485 million (roughly 3,796 crores) coming from other regions.