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Happy 30th Birthday to Top Gun, the Flying Film that Made Tom Cruise a Star

Thirty years ago today, Top Gun debuted with a star-studded premiere in New York City. Back in 1986, the premiere was an entirely different animal—more casual, for one, and without the preponderance of celebrity stylists, you can see it in the candidness of the photographs: Cruise foppish and brooding, Val Kilmer

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