Top 4 Top Gun Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Top Gun facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Top Gun film message.

The famous "I feel the need...the need for speed" high-five between Maverick and Goose misses completely but a sound effect is added in to make it appear that the high-five connected

The pilot's voices transition between filtered and unfiltered depending if they have their mask on.

Top Gun Hidden Details

The helmet worn by Fanboy features a font inspired by Star Trek.

Top Gun poster
Top Gun poster

Top Gun Plot

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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Top Gun. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Drama
Director Tony Scott
Stars Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards
IMDB score 6.9