"Top Gun" quotes

Top Gun poster
For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and co-pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw, being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. But a tragedy, as well as personal demons, will threaten Pete's dreams of becoming an ace pilot.

Director: Tony Scott
Writer: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., Ehud Yonay
Production: N/A
Genre: action, drama
Year: 1986
MetaScore: 50/100
ImdbRating: 6.9
BoxOffice: $180,258,178
Released: 16 May 1986
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 5 nominations total

141 Clips

The plaque for the alternates is down in the ladies' room - Top Gun 00:17
The plaque for the alternates is down in the ladies' room
A rolling reversal would work well in that situation - Top Gun 00:26
A rolling reversal would work well in that situation
Where the hell are you going It doesn't look good - Top Gun 00:12
Where the hell are you going It doesn't look good
Knock it off gentlemen Let's go home Viper has the lead - Top Gun 00:06
Knock it off gentlemen Let's go home Viper has the lead
Hi it's Wolfman - Top Gun 00:08
Hi it's Wolfman
Damn this kid's good - Top Gun 00:05
Damn this kid's good
I'll hit the brakes he'll fly right by You're mine - Top Gun 00:05
I'll hit the brakes he'll fly right by You're mine
Maverick I flew with his old man - Top Gun 00:21
Maverick I flew with his old man
He's too close for missiles I'm switching to guns - Top Gun 00:06
He's too close for missiles I'm switching to guns
Great balls of fire - Top Gun 00:05
Great balls of fire
Maverick you just did an incredibly brave thing - Top Gun 00:17
Maverick you just did an incredibly brave thing
Gentlemen You had a hell of a first day - Top Gun 00:31
Gentlemen You had a hell of a first day
Mayday mayday Mav's in trouble He's in a flat spin heading out to sea - Top Gun 00:08
Mayday mayday Mav's in trouble He's in a flat spin heading...
Mitchell - Top Gun 00:22
Mitchell
I can see it's dangerous for you But if the government trusts me - Top Gun 00:21
I can see it's dangerous for you But if the government...
But you can be my wingman anytime - Top Gun 00:05
But you can be my wingman anytime
In case some of you wonder who the best is they're on this plaque - Top Gun 00:35
In case some of you wonder who the best is they're on this...
This is Voodoo Three Remaining MiGs are bugging out - Top Gun 00:07
This is Voodoo Three Remaining MiGs are bugging out
God he loved flying with you Maverick - Top Gun 00:35
God he loved flying with you Maverick
You don't have time to think up there If you think you're dead - Top Gun 00:07
You don't have time to think up there If you think you're...
He's still back there Come on Mav do some of that pilot shit - Top Gun 00:07
He's still back there Come on Mav do some of that pilot shit
You're not gonna be happy unless you're going Mach 2 with your hair on fire - Top Gun 00:07
You're not gonna be happy unless you're going Mach 2 with...
Hey man We could have had him - Top Gun 00:14
Hey man We could have had him
Top Gun rules of engagement exist for your safety and for that of your team - Top Gun 00:14
Top Gun rules of engagement exist for your safety and for...
The plaque for the alternates is down in the ladies' room - Top Gun 00:08
The plaque for the alternates is down in the ladies' room
You want to just drop down on the tile and go for it - Top Gun 00:16
You want to just drop down on the tile and go for it
This I call a target rich environment You live your life between your legs - Top Gun 00:14
This I call a target rich environment You live your life...
Crash and burn huh Mav - Top Gun 00:16
Crash and burn huh Mav
Maverick It's not your flying it's your attitude - Top Gun 00:24
Maverick It's not your flying it's your attitude
Gutsiest move I ever saw man - Top Gun 00:06
Gutsiest move I ever saw man
That son of a bitch cut me off - Top Gun 00:06
That son of a bitch cut me off
Maverick you'll get your RIO when you get to the ship If you don't - Top Gun 00:11
Maverick you'll get your RIO when you get to the ship If you...
You guys really are cowboys What's your problem Kazansky - Top Gun 00:22
You guys really are cowboys What's your problem Kazansky
No Mav This is not a good idea Sorry but it's time to buzz the tower - Top Gun 00:07
No Mav This is not a good idea Sorry but it's time to buzz...
I flew with your old man VF 51 the Oriskany - Top Gun 00:36
I flew with your old man VF 51 the Oriskany
That was some of the best flying I've seen yet Until you got killed - Top Gun 00:12
That was some of the best flying I've seen yet Until you got...
She's lost that loving feeling - Top Gun 00:14
She's lost that loving feeling
Is this your idea of fun - Top Gun 00:04
Is this your idea of fun
Maverick you just did an incredibly brave thing - Top Gun 00:30
Maverick you just did an incredibly brave thing
You really do There's two O's in Goose boys - Top Gun 00:07
You really do There's two O's in Goose boys
Can I ask you a personal question That depends - Top Gun 00:34
Can I ask you a personal question That depends
Hello Pete Mitchell - Top Gun 00:30
Hello Pete Mitchell
This is Ghost Rider requesting a fly by Negative The pattern is full - Top Gun 00:08
This is Ghost Rider requesting a fly by Negative The pattern...
I fell the need the need for speed - Top Gun 00:08
I fell the need the need for speed
The plaque for the alternates is down in the ladies' room - Top Gun 00:19
The plaque for the alternates is down in the ladies' room
A rolling reversal would work well in that situation - Top Gun 00:49
A rolling reversal would work well in that situation
Stay with Hollywood - Top Gun 00:21
Stay with Hollywood
It's only been a few days - Top Gun 00:19
It's only been a few days
Viper has the lead - Top Gun 00:08
Viper has the lead
Maverick just quit - Top Gun 00:06
Maverick just quit
This kid is good - Top Gun 00:11
This kid is good
Where the hell are you going - Top Gun 00:37
Where the hell are you going
No points for second place - Top Gun 00:37
No points for second place
I flew with his old man - Top Gun 00:23
I flew with his old man
I'll hit the brakes - Top Gun 00:15
I'll hit the brakes
Great balls of fire - Top Gun 00:13
Great balls of fire
I'm switching to guns - Top Gun 00:14
I'm switching to guns
Too close for missles - Top Gun 00:17
Too close for missles
Maybe I should become a truck driver - Top Gun 00:48
Maybe I should become a truck driver
His fitness report says it all - Top Gun 00:23
His fitness report says it all
See if he's really alone - Top Gun 00:14
See if he's really alone
Even though the other side denies the incident - Top Gun 00:26
Even though the other side denies the incident
Congratulations - Top Gun 01:01
Congratulations
This bogey is all over me - Top Gun 00:38
This bogey is all over me
If you had to go into battle - Top Gun 00:31
If you had to go into battle
You can be my wingman anytime - Top Gun 00:13
You can be my wingman anytime
You had a hell of a first day - Top Gun 02:02
You had a hell of a first day
Mav's in trouble - Top Gun 00:23
Mav's in trouble
Viper's coming down - Top Gun 00:07
Viper's coming down
I can see it's dangerous for you - Top Gun 00:23
I can see it's dangerous for you
I'm sorry about Goose - Top Gun 00:13
I'm sorry about Goose
In case some of you are wondering who the best is - Top Gun 00:52
In case some of you are wondering who the best is
You're not going to be happy unless you're going Mach 2 with your hair on fire - Top Gun 00:26
You're not going to be happy unless you're going Mach 2 with...
Maverick has the ball - Top Gun 00:16
Maverick has the ball
Remaining MiGs are bugging out - Top Gun 00:12
Remaining MiGs are bugging out
This is Voodoo 3 - Top Gun 00:17
This is Voodoo 3
We could have had him - Top Gun 00:19
We could have had him
The score is tied - Top Gun 00:28
The score is tied
Just a walk in the park - Top Gun 00:35
Just a walk in the park
Do some of that pilot shit - Top Gun 00:09
Do some of that pilot shit
Top Gun rules of engagement are written for your safety and for that of your team - Top Gun 00:40
Top Gun rules of engagement are written for your safety and...
The plaque for the alternates is down in the ladies room - Top Gun 00:19
The plaque for the alternates is down in the ladies room
He'd have hated it - Top Gun 00:16
He'd have hated it
You don't have time to think up there - Top Gun 00:15
You don't have time to think up there
This gives me a hard on - Top Gun 00:18
This gives me a hard on
Didn't everybody - Top Gun 00:56
Didn't everybody
Just drop down on the tile and go for it - Top Gun 00:36
Just drop down on the tile and go for it
This is what I call a target rich environment - Top Gun 00:52
This is what I call a target rich environment
Crashed and burned - Top Gun 00:14
Crashed and burned
You're slowing down - Top Gun 00:31
You're slowing down
What are you doing - Top Gun 00:31
What are you doing
He'll fly right by - Top Gun 00:27
He'll fly right by
It's not your flying - Top Gun 00:47
It's not your flying
You'll pick up your RIO when you get to the ship - Top Gun 00:13
You'll pick up your RIO when you get to the ship
Gutsiest move I ever saw - Top Gun 00:15
Gutsiest move I ever saw
You gotta let him go - Top Gun 00:26
You gotta let him go
You can count it - Top Gun 00:47
You can count it
That son of a bitch cut me off - Top Gun 00:20
That son of a bitch cut me off
You two really are cowboys - Top Gun 00:43
You two really are cowboys
That was some of the best flying I've seen yet - Top Gun 00:33
That was some of the best flying I've seen yet
This is not a good idea - Top Gun 00:09
This is not a good idea
I flew with your old man - Top Gun 04:00
I flew with your old man
This is Maverick - Top Gun 00:15
This is Maverick
I WANT SOME BUTTS - Top Gun 00:31
I WANT SOME BUTTS
Is this your idea of fun - Top Gun 00:17
Is this your idea of fun
They gave you your choice of duty - Top Gun 00:19
They gave you your choice of duty
I hate it when she does that - Top Gun 00:30
I hate it when she does that
She's lost that loving feeling - Top Gun 00:26
She's lost that loving feeling
I heard the best of the best were going to be back here - Top Gun 00:40
I heard the best of the best were going to be back here
It's looking good so far - Top Gun 00:45
It's looking good so far
My review of your flight performance was right on - Top Gun 01:09
My review of your flight performance was right on
You just did an incredibly brave thing - Top Gun 03:30
You just did an incredibly brave thing
There's two  Os  in Goose - Top Gun 00:09
There's two Os in Goose
Can I ask you a personal question - Top Gun 00:36
Can I ask you a personal question
You'll be flying a cargo plane full of rubber dog shit out of Hong Kong - Top Gun 00:29
You'll be flying a cargo plane full of rubber dog shit out...
I'll have what he's having - Top Gun 00:14
I'll have what he's having
Viper's up here - Top Gun 00:34
Viper's up here
It's Maverick and Goose - Top Gun 00:35
It's Maverick and Goose
Whose butt did you kiss to get in here anyway - Top Gun 00:31
Whose butt did you kiss to get in here anyway
Where exactly were you - Top Gun 02:04
Where exactly were you
The pattern is full - Top Gun 00:18
The pattern is full
This is Ghost Rider requesting a flyby - Top Gun 00:16
This is Ghost Rider requesting a flyby
Take me to bed or lose me forever - Top Gun 00:17
Take me to bed or lose me forever
It's classified - Top Gun 00:59
It's classified
Is there something wrong - Top Gun 01:01
Is there something wrong
I feel the need - Top Gun 00:18
I feel the need
I'm gonna hit the brakes - Top Gun 00:25
I'm gonna hit the brakes
I'm gonna break high and right - Top Gun
I'm gonna break high and right
I want somebody's butt - Top Gun 00:30
I want somebody's butt
I love that song - Top Gun 00:19
I love that song
He can't get back in the saddle - Top Gun 00:29
He can't get back in the saddle
Both Catapults are broken - Top Gun 00:33
Both Catapults are broken
Any of you boys seen an aircraft carrier around here - Top Gun 00:18
Any of you boys seen an aircraft carrier around here
And if you screw up just this much - Top Gun 00:28
And if you screw up just this much
And you think I'm reckless - Top Gun 01:26
And you think I'm reckless
You can be my wingman any time - Top Gun 00:16
You can be my wingman any time
What do you wanna do - Top Gun 00:34
What do you wanna do
This guy's good - Top Gun 00:10
This guy's good
This is Ghost Rider 117 - Top Gun 00:34
This is Ghost Rider 117
They are not flexible - Top Gun 00:35
They are not flexible
Splash that sucker - Top Gun 00:11
Splash that sucker

Cast

Maverick - Tom Cruise
Charlie - Kelly McGillis
Iceman - Val Kilmer
Viper - Tom Skerritt
Wolfman - Barry Tubb
Merlin - Tim Robbins
Hollywood - Whip Hubley
Stinger - James Tolkan
Carole - Meg Ryan
Chipper - Adrian Pasdar
Lt. Davis - Randall Brady
Air Boss Johnson - Duke Stroud
Sprawl - Brian Sheehan
Inquiry Commander - Ron Clark
Bartender - Frank Pesce
Perry Siedenthal - Pete Pettigrew
Radio Operator - Troy Hunter
Mrs. Metcalf - Linda Rae Jurgens
Self (as Admiral T.J. Cassidy) - T.J. Cassidy
Flight Captain - Mark Gadbois
Officer's Club Patron - Chase Jazzborne
Cmdr. Phillips (unconfirmed) - Monty Jordan
F5E VF-126 Bandits Adversary Pilot / Mig Pilot - Victor Spadaro
Vollyball Spectator - Wendy Wells-Gunkel