Grab the Popcorn and Silence Your Phone
Tom Cruise's "Top Gun: Maverick" has raked in $156 million, a record for the biggest-ever opening over Memorial Day weekend. Indeed, summer is the season for star-studded, action-stuffed films that attract movie lovers in huge numbers. Will the new "Top Gun" continue its strong showing? Only time will tell. In the meantime, find out whether your favorite film is on this list of the top-grossing movies of the past 25 summers, starting with the highest-grossing film (with the exception of 2020 and 2021, when the pandemic closed many theaters), based on data from Box Office Mojo.