In the latest edition of Honest Movie Reviews, we round up the funniest ratings movie reviews on the internet. From funny to ironic, truthful to downright silly, we delve into the deep, dark burrow of online movie fandom. Today we turn our attention to Top Gun: Maverick.
Just like its predecessor, the following has once again become a cultural phenomenon. When the original Superior gun was released in 1986, it left a major cultural imprint. Besides making Tom Cruise a mega movie star, the film also inspired a generation of impressionable young boys to enter “the danger zone.” In the 34 years since Superior gun has managed to stay with the times, even if it’s more to be probably the most 80s film than to be a good film.
Like most popular properties from the 80s, Superior gun was a prime candidate to tap into for a legacy sequel. However, this sequel also lasted 12 years. Development began in 2010, with the return of Cruise, Val Kilmer, Tony Scott and Jerry Bruckheimer. Due to director Tony Scott’s unfortunate suicide, as well as Kilmer’s cancer diagnosis, the original version of the sequel was ultimately scrapped.
In 2017, however, director Joseph Kosinski joined the project, and principal photography lasted nearly a year, from 2018 to 2019. Although the film was originally slated for a 2019 release, it was initially delayed due to the film’s complicated action shooting logistics. sequences. Then the COVID-19 pandemic, along with several other scheduling conflicts, led to the film being delayed for two years. Cruise was pushed back by Paramount due to his insistence on an exclusive theatrical release, and the studio threatened to drop the film on its streaming service on several occasions. As much as it hurts to say, it turns out Cruise was right all along.
As it is, Top Gun: Maverick is a huge worldwide success because it reminds us why we go to the cinema. It garnered 97% on Rotten Tomatoes and a rare A+ Cinema Score. As of this writing, the film has grossed $557 million at the worldwide box office in less than two weeks (a lot for a non-superhero movie). While the movie has undoubtedly blown away mainstream audiences, the folks at social media platform Letterboxd understandably have something to say. Here are the funniest reviews for Top Gun: Maverickaka the ultimate dad movie.