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Top Gun


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Blockbuster action drama. Rebellious pilot Pete
"Maverick" Mitchell is accepted into the air combat training programme at Miramar Naval Air Station. Once there, he finds romance with one of his instructors as he battles to be "the best of the best". Review p50
Director Tony Scott (1986, 15)


Director: Tony Scott
Pete Maverick Mitchell: Tom Cruise
Charlotte CharlieBlackwood: Kelly McGillis
Tom Iceman Kazansky: Val Kilmer
Nick Goose Bradshaw: Anthony Edwards
Sam Merlin Wills: Tim Robbins
Commander Mike Metcalf, Viper: Tom Skerrltt
Dick Jester Wetherly: Michael Ironside
Bill Cougar Cortell: John Stockwell
Henry WolfmanRuth: Barry Tubb
Carole: Meg Ryan

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