- 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
- Blog Club Rating: 5.0/10
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.