Tom Cruise played "Maverick" in the 1986 movie Top Gun.
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May 31, 2014 It's time to rethink the 1980s blockbuster "Top Gun" says commentator Alva Noë after a chance encounter with the movie.
Tony Scott in a 2009 file photo.
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August 20, 2012 Best known for Top Gun and other action movies, Scott was 68. Witnesses say he jumped from a bridge in Los Angeles County. Law enforcement sources tell news outlets that a suicide note has been found.
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