‘Top Gun: Maverick’ passes ‘Titanic’ as Paramount Pictures’ highest grossing domestic film

Tom Cruise’s latest run at the box office has proven to be a major success

"Top Gun: Maverick" has become Paramount Pictures’ biggest hit

Fans of the first "Top Gun" film had to wait over 35 years for a sequel

Ticket sales and reviews suggest it was well worth the wait

Since its initial theatrical release in late May, "Top Gun: Maverick" has grossed $601.91 million domestically

Upon reaching this milestone, "Top Gun: Maverick" has managed to usurp the studio's previous record holder, "Titanic"

During its initial run in the late '90s, "Titanic" grossed $600.78 million

Titanic currently holds the record for the 3rd highest grossing movie worldwide

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