Top Gun: For Lieutenant Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell and his friend and co-pilot Nick ‘Goose’ Bradshaw, being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. But a tragedy, as well as personal demons, will threaten Pete’s dreams of becoming an ace pilot.

Tom Cruise Lt. Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell
Kelly McGillis Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Blackwood
Val Kilmer Lt. Tom ‘Iceman’ Kazanski
Anthony Edwards Lt. Nick ‘Goose’ Bradshaw
Tom Skerritt Cdr. Mike ‘Viper’ Metcalf
Michael Ironside Lt. Cdr. Heatherly ‘Jester’
John Stockwell Cougar
Barry Tubb Wolfman
Rick Rossovich Slider
Tim Robbins Merlin
Meg Ryan Carole Bradshaw
Whip Hubley Hollywood
Adrian Pasdar Chipper
James Tolkan Stinger
Clarence Gilyard Jr. Evan Gough ‘Sundown’

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer
Editor Chris Lebenzon
Producer Don Simpson
Original Music Composer Harold Faltermeyer
Director Tony Scott
Director of Photography Jeffrey L. Kimball
Editor Billy Weber
Music Editor Bob Badami
Casting Margery Simkin
Screenplay Jim Cash
Screenplay Jack Epps Jr.
Original Story Ehud Yonay
Production Design John DeCuir Jr.
Set Decoration Robert R. Benton
Chief Lighting Technician Ward Russell

United States of America / Paramount / 110 minutes / Released 1986-05-16