Top Gun: Maverick (2022)
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell finds himself training a detachment of TOP GUN graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen.
As somebody who had not heard any of this before, it became a curious phenomenon to sit and watch a film and slowly have the realities begin to click into place.
This is one of the few movies I've ever seen where the whole audience broke into spontaneous, loud applause a third of the way in.
The best films of this genre always show a path and provide a takeaway for being a better person.
Through painfully honest and emotional moments, the movie becomes irresistibly relatable