02 Sep Paramount: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Best-Selling Week-One Digital Sellthrough Movie Ever [Media Play News]
BY ERIK GRUENWEDEL
September 2, 2022 | Paramount Home Entertainment Sept. 2 announced that Top Gun: Maverick has flown past the competition to become the No. 1 week-one digital sellthrough title of all time in the United States and in major territories around the world.
Released for sale across digital platforms on Aug. 23, the Tom Cruise-starring sequel to the 1986 original Top Gun has already become one of the Top 20 best-selling digital releases in history after being available for only one week. In addition, the digital release was the top-selling item on Amazon.com in the U.S. across every category on the site on the first day, as well as on Fandango’s transactional on-demand service Vudu.
Top Gun: Maverick continues to entice moviegoers around the world, earning more than $1.4 billion at the global box office and still climbing after 14 weeks in theaters. Currently the No. 6 highest-grossing film in domestic box office history, the No. 1 film of 2022 is also the highest-grossing film of Cruise’s motion picture career.
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