27 Facts About ‘Top Gun’ That You Had No Idea About

Hands down, one of the best movies of all time is none other than Top Gun. It won a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie. It was nominated for an Oscar, and even won numerous awards for the music. In 2005, the line “I feel the need… The need for speed!” was ranked 94 out of 100 on the AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Movie Quotes List. Now lets see how many of these 27 Top Gun facts you already knew!

27 Facts About 'Top Gun' That You Had No Idea About

1. Test audiences wanted to see more onscreen romance between Tom Cruise & Kelly McGillis, so they added the elevator scene to make them happy.

27 Facts About 'Top Gun' That You Had No Idea About

2. Kenny Loggins wasn’t the first choice to record Danger Zone. Both Toto and REO Speedwagon were approached, but the honor ended up going to Kenny Loggins.

27 Facts About 'Top Gun' That You Had No Idea About

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