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Top Gun
Director: Tony Scott (Dir)
Release Date:   16 May 1986
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 16 May 1986
Duration (in mins):   110
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Cast:   Tom Cruise (Maverick)  
    Kelly McGillis (Charlie)  
    Val Kilmer (Ice)  
    Anthony Edwards (Goose)  
    Tom Skerritt (Viper)  

Distribution Company: Paramount Pictures Corp. (Gulf & Western Industries, Inc.)
Director: Tony Scott (Dir)
Producer: Don Simpson (Prod)
  Jerry Bruckheimer (Prod)
Writer: Jim Cash (Wrt)
  Jack Epps Jr. (Wrt)
Photography: Jeffrey Kimball (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: John DeCuir Jr. (Prod des)
Film Editor: Billy Weber (Film ed)
  Chris Lebenzon (Film ed)
Music: Harold Faltermeyer (Mus)
MPAA Rating: PG
Country: United States
Language: English

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Paramount Pictures Corporation 17/6/1986 dd/mm/yyyy PA293347

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Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Action

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Los Angeles Times   16 May 1986   p. 1, 22.
New York Times   16 May 1986   p. 10.
Variety   14 May 1986   p. 14.

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