This paean to hotshot Navy fighter pilots and high technology attracted mass audiences despite its familiar plot and characters so vapid they vanish from memory as soon as the house lights come up. Brash young pilot Lt. Pete Mitchell (Tom Cruise), nicknamed "Maverick" for his individualistic flying style, is sent to Miramar Naval Air Station, where he trains...read more
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After losing his friend, an impetuous Navy pilot is accepted into Miramar's elite Fighter School. There, the pilot engages in a romance with his instructor while competing against a rival student flier for the program's coveted award.