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    ‘Top Gun: Maverick’: Tom Cruise Receives A Massive Paycheck Owing To The Box Office Success Of The Film

    Perhaps the world was always ready for a Top Gun sequel, even if it meant releasing it almost 36 years later. The Box Office chains are on earning spree as fans rush to watch the return of Tom Cruise to the big screen as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell after three decades. 

    In just a couple of weeks, the film soared to more than $1 billion dollars on the worldwide box office. ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ has not only become the biggest movie of Tom Cruise’s career, but also the biggest movie of this year. 

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    Cracking Down The ‘How’ Of Tom Cruise Receiving His Savvy Pay For Top Gun: Maverick

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    Tom Cruise returns in the Top Gun Sequel

    According to Puck News, Tom Cruise had already received $12.5 million dollars upfront for the movie. Apart from this base salary, he also made a deal with the movie development, which grants him 10% of the movie’s first-dollar gross. On top of this, he will also receive additional bonuses as the movie will hit certain benchmarks. The movie will also amass profits from streaming, rentals, and digital copies. 

    Cinema Blend has estimated that Cruise can earn anywhere between $60 million dollars to $100 million dollars, apart from the $12.5million dollars he has already received.

    Heavy Paychecks And Hit Movies Is A New Normal For The Action-Thirsty Actor

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    While the ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ paycheck seems intimidating to us, this is just a normal day for Cruise. His Mission Impossible movies pushed his bank money numbers to a whopping $200 million dollars. 

    With ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ becoming the 12th highest all-time box office hit, the 60-year-old actor has once again proved his phenomenal acting, pulling off dangerous action scenes, and his passion for his work. The budget spent on all heavy action scenes was clearly worth it!

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    Aliya Khan
    Aliya Khan
    Aliya Khan is currently an undergraduate English student. Growing up, she surrounded herself with all kinds of fiction she could possible get her hands on. Indeed, she loves all things literature and music! Writing is something that came out of all the reading, and today, she is looking to pursue it professionally. Oh, and she wouldn't miss a good zombie apocalyptic series to binge watch!

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