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#780. Top Gun

  • Year: 1986
  • Country: USA
  • Production: Paramount, 110m
  • Director: Tony Scott
  • Producer: Don Simpson, Jerry Bruckheimer
  • Screenplay: Jim Cash, Jack Epps, Jr.
  • Photography: Jeffrey L. Kimball
  • Music: Harold Faltermeyer
  • Cast: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside, Meg Ryan, Rick Rossovich
  • Oscar Wins: Best Original Song
  • Oscar Noms: Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing

Abridged Book Description

Applications to the U.S. Navy's fighter-pilot program rose considerably after the release of this testosterone-fueled homage to the men who feel the need for speed, and it isn't hard to see why... The impressive flight scenes are the real reason to appreciate the film.