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Top Gun 1986

  • Tony Scott
  • May 16, 1986
  • 110 mins
  • English
  • Action, Romance, Drama
Up there with the best of the best.
For Lieutenant Pete Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten Pete's dreams of becoming an Ace pilot.


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The movie might be showing its age, or maybe I'm showing mine. The structure just felt off. The pacing was much too slow until the last quarter. There's something grating about Maverick's character—there's supposed to be, but I couldn't really find anything to like about him. And of course the romance is entirely unnecessary, but that's been a Hollywood problem since long before this movie (and still is).

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i'll never get tired of it

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The year is 1986, the U.S. and Soviet Union are in the midst of a cold war, the threat of a nuclear winter is immanent. Navel War-Fair is the answer for both countries. F-14 Tomcats! Mig 28s! Get inverted and give them the Bird, aka keeping up foreign relations.

Welcome to the... Danger Zone

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