|Tony Scott Director||previously directed The Hunger|
Maverick is a skilled but overly-cocky naval aviator who is selected for the Navy's Fighter Weapon Program or 'Top Gun.' He and his co-pilot Goose go head to head against Ice-Man to see who really is the 'Top Gun.'
Both John Carpenter and David Cronenberg were offered a job directing this film, and both turned it down.5 More Trivia
Lt. Pete Mitchell
You two really are cowboys.
Lt. Tom Kazansky
What's your problem, Kazanski?
Lt. Pete Mitchell
You're everyone's problem. That's because every time you go up in the air you're unsafe. I don't like you because you're dangerous.
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That's right Ice...man. I am dangerous.
|Jack Epps Jr.|
|Tom Cruise||Lt. Pete Mitchell|
|Kelly McGillis||Charlotte Blackwood|
|Val Kilmer||Lt. Tom Kazansky|
|Anthony Edwards||Lt. (j.g.) Nick Bradshaw|
|Tom Skerritt||Cmdr. Mike Metcalf|
|Michael Ironside||Lt. Cmdr. Rick Heatherly|
|John Stockwell||Lt. Bill Cortell|
|Barry Tubb||Lt.(j.g.) Leonard Wolfe|
|Rick Rossovich||Lt. (j.g.) Ron Kerner|
|Tim Robbins||Lt. (j.g.) Sam Wells|
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On March 3, 1969 the United States Navy established an elite school for the top one percent of its pilots. Its purpose was to teach the lost art of aerial combat and to insure that the handful of men who graduated were the best fighter pilots in the world.
Today, the Navy calls it Fighter Weapons School.
The flyers call it: Top Gun.
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