Top Gun Reviews

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February 9, 2018
... "Top Gun" is terribly monotonous.
January 4, 2018
The movie, in short, hits its emotional marks, but it does so with such insistence that it feels less like real life than an object lesson in the architecture of the blockbuster.
February 22, 2016
Cruise, the cheesy soundtrack and the stunning aerial photography that marks out its combat scenes are its three main selling points.
August 3, 2014
You can argue that it's a cool movie, but is "Top Gun" a good movie? I'd definitely say "Hell no," topped with "Are you kidding me?"
February 8, 2013
It's still the same old Top Gun, retaining every frame of ridiculousness and emphatic acting that turned the Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer production into a legend.
November 27, 2011
Basically perfect, even it is perfect at one of the worst sorts of things a movie can attempt.
Top Critic
March 8, 2011
Top Gun is about the training of the Navy's best fighter pilots and their blooding in cold war incidents, and the only thing Director Tony Scott has not brought up to date is the story.
March 8, 2011
This paean to hotshot Navy fighter pilots and high technology attracted mass audiences despite its familiar plot and characters so vapid they vanish from memory as soon as the house lights come up.
March 8, 2011
Every moment is hyped for maximum visual and visceral impact, but Scott doesn't display the slightest bit of interest (or belief) in the actual characters and situations.
August 23, 2008
(Its success) supports the pop-psych analysis that pre-actualized teenage boys are the most homosexual beings in existence.
August 11, 2008
A movie for adolescents, and adults who willfully decide not to know better for a couple of hours. [Blu-Ray]
September 20, 2007
You get about thirty minutes of good movie in Top Gun, and most of that comes at the end.
September 24, 2006
This movie gets worse with time.
August 16, 2006
Noisy, slick, and shallow, Tony Scott's MTV-like actioner became emblematic of 1980s blockbusters, reflecting in its macho bravado and cheap elitism the mood of the Reagan era; in the process, it also made Tom Cruise the biggest star of his generation
September 22, 2004
August 25, 2004
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May 21, 2003
Once 'Top Gun... gets back to earth, the master of the skies is as clunky as a big land-bound bird.
April 24, 2003
Everything wrong with 80s movies in one film.
January 10, 2003
Jet piloting is the ultimate gesture not of national defense but of personal style, as if the planes were the ultimate, unfeminizing fashion accessory.
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