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Top Gun (1986)
PG
110 min | Action, Drama

As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.
Director
Writers
Jim Cash | Jack Epps Jr. | Ehud Yonay (magazine article "Top Guns")
Producers
Jerry Bruckheimer (produced by) | Don Simpson (produced by)
Composer
Harold Faltermeyer (music score by)
Cinematographer
Jeffrey L. Kimball (as Jeffrey Kimball)
Casting Director
Margery Simkin (casting by)
Production Designer
John DeCuir Jr. (as John F. DeCuir Jr.)
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Release date
May 16, 1986 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Kelly McGillis
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Barry Tubb
Wolfman Wolfman   See fewer
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Tim Robbins
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Whip Hubley
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James Tolkan
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Meg Ryan
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Adrian Pasdar
Chipper Chipper   See fewer
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Randall Brady
Lt. Davis Lt. Davis   See fewer
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Duke Stroud
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Brian Sheehan
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Ron Clark
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Frank Pesce
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Pete Pettigrew
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Troy Hunter
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Linda Rae Jurgens
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T.J. Cassidy
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Debi Fares
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Mark Gadbois
Flight Captain (uncredited) Flight Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chase Jazzborne
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Monty Jordan
Cmdr. Phillips (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Cmdr. Phillips (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Scott Krambeck
Scott (uncredited) Scott (uncredited)   See fewer
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John C. Moran Sr.
Frog (uncredited) Frog (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danny Nero
Radioman (uncredited) Radioman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Spadaro
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Wendy Wells-Gunkel
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6.9 / 10 | 310,627 votes