Looks Like Top Gun: Maverick Will Break A Box Office Record Set By A Big Johnny Depp Hit

This past weekend, Tom Cruise did something that he's never done before in his career

open a film with a domestic total over $100 million.

Audiences across the country have been feeling the need for speed since this past Thursday

when Joseph Kosinski's Top Gun: Maverick launched in theaters,

and it is clearly going to be one of the most successful movies that Cruise has ever made.

It's not just personal milestones that the popular sequel is reaching

As the latest box office numbers roll in, it appears that Top Gun: Maverick has also set a new high bar for the Memorial Day holiday weekend

surpassing a record that has stood in Hollywood for more than a decade.

When Gore Verbinski's Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End arrived in theaters on May 25, 2007,