Top Gun: Maverick outguns Doctor Strange at the box office
Top Gun: Maverick
has become the UK’s top-grossing film at the box office less
than two weeks after opening, displacing
in the Multiverse of Madness
Takings of the film, in which Tom Cruise reprises the role of the US Navy aviator
Pete “Maverick” Mitchell he played in 1986, reached £41.3 million on Monday, just £388,000 ahead of
That film’s tenure of the No 1 spot lasted barely
a day as Top Gun flew past it at a rate of knots.
The Batman, with Robert Pattinson, which until last
weekend had topped the box office, has now fallen to third place
with takings £141,000 below
, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch.