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Top Gun


Feb 07, 2013

Latest Home Video

Feb 18, 2013

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Tony Scott


Tom Cruise
Kelly McGillis
Val Kilmer
Anthony Edwards


1986 Paramount Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: Top Gun.

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This top-grossing film of 1986 follows the hotshot pilot Maverick (Tom Cruise) as he trains at the Miramar Naval Air Station. Along with competing for the Top Gun title against other talented flyers (one played by Val Kilmer), he also makes time to flirt with his teacher (Kelly McGillis).

Content Details

Why Is Top Gun Rated PG?

Top Gun is rated PG for action sequences, language and some sexual content.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Top Gun...

Violence: Characters engage in intense fighter pilot training and later in a dogfight with enemy planes. One man is killed while trying to eject from his plane. Several planes are blown up. A character is shown with blood on his face. A man, who has a reputation for disregarding rules, intentionally disobeys orders and buzzes the tower. A man nearly crashes a plane into an aircraft carrier deck after a close encounter with enemy pilots. An angry man pushes his co-pilot.

Sexual Content: A couple begins to undress. Silhouettes of them are shown in bed kissing and licking one another. The scene cuts to the morning after with a woman in bed. Men are shown wearing only towels or underwear in a dressing room. Men take their shirts off during an outdoor game. A man suggests he and woman have sex on a bathroom counter. A flirting woman asks her husband to take her to bed.

Language: The script contains frequent profanities, terms of Deity and crude slang terms for sex and male erections. Two crude hand gestures are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink on several occasions in a bar setting. A naval officer smokes cigars. Other brief moments of cigarette and alcohol use are depicted.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language, Violence.
AB PG Coarse Language
MB PG Controversial Social Content.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Top Gun...

Home Video Notes: Top Gun 3D

Release Date: 19 February 2013

Top Gun releases to home video (3D Blu-ray or 2D Blu-ray/2 Disc Set) with the following extras:

- Commentary by producer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Tony Scott, co-screenwriter Jack Epps, Jr. and naval experts

- Danger Zone: The Making of Top Gun (six-part documentary)

- Multi-Angle Storyboards with optional commentary by Tony Scott

- Best of the Best: Inside the Real Top Gun

- Music Videos

- TV Spots

- Survival Training Featurette

- Tom Cruise Interviews

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