Maverick, starring Tom Cruise, surpasses Avengers: Infinity War to rank as the sixth-highest grossing film in US history

It's time to celebrate, Tom Cruise fans! The latest cinematic marvel from the 60-year-old star has set a huge box office record in the United States. 

The film has become the sixth-highest grossing film in the United States. Top Gun: Maverick has also outperformed Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War at the box office.

According to Variety, Top Gun: Maverick has earned more than USD 679 million in North America, surpassing Infinity War's box office total of USD 678 million. 

In terms of global revenue, Top Gun: Maverick has earned more than USD 700 million — and that's without playing in China or Russia, two major international markets. 

Outside of North America, the United Kingdom (USD 95 million), Japan (USD 82 million), Korea (USD 62 million), Australia (USD 60 million), and France are the top-earning countries (USD 52.8 million). 

Globally. Notably, the film has earned USD 1.379 billion, making it the 13th highest-grossing film of all time.

For those interested in the first five highest grossing films in the United States, the list includes Black Panther with a collection of USD 700 million, Avatar with a collection of USD 760 million, Spider-Man: No Way Home with a collection of USD 804 million.

Avengers: Endgame with a collection of USD 853 million, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens with a collection of USD 936 million.

Since its initial release in May, the film has been wreaking havoc at the box office, grossing USD 160.5 million in its first weekend. 

The film remained in the top five of the weekend box office rankings for ten weeks. It is Tom's first film to gross more than $100 million in a single weekend and more than $1 billion worldwide.