Maverick is a reckless ace fighter pilot, living with the ghosts of his famous aviator father and his own penchant for hijinks.
Along with his best friend and navigator, Goose, Maverick attends the Navy’s elite air combat academy where the two work together to compete for the title of Top Gun against the best of the best Naval aviators.
Breaking rules and convention is his specialty and, true to form, Maverick falls in love with a civilian instructor at the academy.
When his best friend, Goose, is killed in training, Maverick must pull himself back from the brink to prove that he can change his ways and become a team player.
DIRECTOR: Tony Scott
RELEASE DATE: May 16, 1986
WRITERS: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., Ehud Yonay
TAGLINE: Up there with the best of the best.
MAIN GENRE: Action