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top gun

The most successful, important, or influential person in a group or organization. Jacob's been acting like the top gun around here now that he's been promoted to assistant manager. With the team's top gun out of commission this weekend, many fans are fearing their championship hopes have gone down the drain.
See also: gun, top

top gun

a (or the) most important person.
See also: gun, top
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And he revealed the follow-up to the 1986 action movie will be titled Top Gun: Maverick.
Cruise is fine-tuning the script for Top Gun: Maverick.
Last month, film producer and Skydance media company Chief Executive David Ellison was quoted as saying work on Top Gun 2 was underway.
Spiro Gropetis, Top Gun managing director, said: "Over the past few years, it has been my intention to provide all the essential training for my staff.
Stars including Tom Cruise, who worked with Scott on Top Gun and Days Of Thunder, praised the man behind a string of action-packed Hollywood blockbusters.
' Gemma Burn Top Gun is a classic, it reminds me of being young ' Shaun Harrison He got great performances in True Romance ' James Smith His editing style was unique and he has influenced a lot of younger directors ' Chris Scott Crimson Tide is his best.
"In the spirit of the film Top Gun, we certainly think our new fleet is the 'best of the best' and we really hope our passengers will enjoy travelling on the service."
It involved realistic dogfights between instructors and pupils - a major part of the Top Gun movie-and in-depth analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the pilots afterwards.
CIM was awarded several PSN Top Guns distinctions by Informa Financial Intelligence's PSN manager database, North America's longest running database of investment managers.
With Top Gun: Maverick expected to be a smash next July, this fly-on-the-cockpit view of real aerial heroes should prove even more compelling than Cruise's flashy sequel.
She's sent on a sortie to learn how to handle the jet flying at 500mph and just 250ft above the ground, to hit a target with just a five-second PICK OF THE DAY FIGHTER PILOT: THE REAL TOP GUN ITV, 9pm margin of error.
Fighter Pilot: The Real Top Gun (STV, 9pm-10pm) With Top Gun: Maverick expected to be a big smash next July, this documentary gives us a British take on the theme.
Tom Cruise's belated sequel Top Gun: Maverick won't hit cinemas until next year, but in the meantime there's a chance to get a more realistic look at the life of a trainee fighter pilot in this new series.
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[USA], July 29 (ANI): American actor Kelly McGillis, who played Tom Cruise's love interest in the 1986 hit movie 'Top Gun', claimed that she wasn't asked to reprise her role in the upcoming sequel 'Top Gun: Maverick.'