Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun Maverick' Continues to Dominate, Surpasses $1.2 Billion Mark

Mickey Rourke criticized Tom Cruise for doing the same action films for 35 years and called him "irrelevant"

'Top Gun: Maverick' surpassed box office predictions and became the highest-grossing film worldwide in its release year

The film also became Paramount Pictures' biggest film ever, surpassing 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

Directed by Joseph Kosinski, 'Top Gun: Maverick' features Tom Cruise reprising his role as Maverick, now a test pilot and flight instructor

The film has received glowing reviews, with a 97 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, surpassing its predecessor

The cast includes Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, and Val Kilmer from the original movie

Critics praise the film for capturing the excitement of the original and delivering a satisfying sequel

Tom Cruise, at 60 years old, continues to impress with his physical fitness and dedication to his craft