IMAX Fires Up Best Memorial Day Weekend Opening Ever with $32.5 Global Million Debut of "Top Gun: Maverick"
IMAX Turns in Dominating Performance at Domestic Box Office, Earning 14% of Overall North American Gross with
"Top Gun: Maverick" now stands as
"If you thought movies were dead, go see 'Top Gun: Maverick' and then let me know what you think. This film heralds the return of the summer blockbuster and is a catalyst that will accelerate demand for moviegoing like an F-18 breaking the sound barrier," said
"Top Gun: Maverick" is a Filmed For IMAX release shot with IMAX-certified
Six of the specialized IMAX cameras were strapped to the inside of the cockpit of an F-18A Super Hornet to enable the film's groundbreaking aerial photography, and IMAX image quality enhancements in post-production and higher dynamic range sound systems allowed the filmmakers to design the movie to be experienced in IMAX.
Internationally, "Top Gun: Maverick" delivered a top ten all-time IMAX opening weekend in eighteen diverse markets, including the
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