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Top Gun

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). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 110
Theater Release: 07 Feb 2013
Video Release: 18 Feb 2013
MPAA Rating: PG
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Top Gun is rated PG: for action sequences, language and some sexual content.

Director: Tony Scott
Cast: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards
Studio: 1986 Paramount Pictures
Website: Official site for Top Gun.

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Top Gun will be playing in IMAX 3D for a limited theatrical run from February 8 - 14, 2013. The classic film then releases to… 
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Why Is Top Gun Rated PG?

Violence: Characters engage in intense fighter pilot training and later in a dogfight… 
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Characters often wear sunglasses inside buildings or darkened rooms in this movie. Why? How… 
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