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Top Gun Soundtrack [1986]

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About the Soundtrack

Top Gun (1986) is an action-packed military drama directed by Tony Scott and starring Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, and Kelly McGillis. The movie follows the story of Maverick, a fighter pilot whose reckless attitude gets him reassigned to Top Gun - the Navy's premier school for elite fighter pilots. Maverick must face off against his rival Iceman while also grappling with his inner demons. As he deals with personal issues such as insecurity, regret, and ambition, he begins to develop a strong friendship with fellow pilot Goose and finds himself increasingly attracted to single mother Charlie Blackwood. Ultimately, Maverick learns that it takes more than just raw skill to be successful in the Air Force. With its high-octane aerial sequences and heartwarming character development, Top Gun stands out as one of the most beloved films of all time. "Top Gun" (1986) was a massive success both critically and commercially. It grossed over $356 million at the global box office, becoming the highest-grossing movie of 1986 worldwide. The film also received positive reviews from critics, praising its action sequences combined with a great soundtrack. Over the years, it has become one of the most iconic films of all time and is considered as one of the best action movies ever made. The soundtrack of Top Gun (1986) is timeless and unforgettable. Composed by the legendary Harold Faltermeyer, it contains memorable anthems such as Kenny Loggins' "Danger Zone", “Take My Breath Away” from Berlin, and “Playing With The Boys” from Kenny Loggins. These songs perfectly capture the spirit and atmosphere of the film and make for a great workout playlist to this day. Additionally, the soundtrack also features romantic ballads such as Cheaptrick's "Mighty Wings" that add a layer of emotion to the story. With its perfect blend of rock and pop, Top Gun remains one of cinema's most iconic soundtracks.

List of Songs

Top Gun Anthem (The Intro)

Harold Faltermeyer


Opening Scene. Played mutilple times in the movie.

Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins

Danger Zone

Kenny Loggins


Aircrafts jetting off from the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Later in the movie, Maverick can be seen riding his motorbike alongside these planes as they take to the sky.

Lead Me On - Teena Marie

Lead Me On

Teena Marie


Maverick and Goose attend the party. Goose tells him the Iceman is the best pilot. Iceman and Maverick face off next to the bar. Maverick spots Charlie across the party.

Hot Summer Nights - The Miami Sound Machine

Hot Summer Nights

The Miami Sound Machine


As Maverick attempts to flirt Charlie at the bar, she instead leaves with her male companion.

Playing With the Boys

Kenny Loggins


Plays during the volleyball scene.

Take My Breath Away - Berlin

Take My Breath Away



Maverick rides his motorbike to Charlie's house for their date. He pulled into the driveway and she shouted from inside, beckoning him to come in through the back door.

(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding

(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay

Otis Redding


When Maverick is talking to Charlie about song his mom used to listen to for hours

Heaven In Your Eyes - Loverboy

Heaven In Your Eyes



Goose waits for Carole and Bradley at the airport with Maverick.

Great Balls Of Fire - Jack Hammer and Otis Blackwell

1h 2m

When Maverick and Goose are playing piano in the restaurant with Goose's Family and Charlie.

Radar Radio

Giorgio Moroder

1h 38m

Plays briefly on the jukebox while Maverick drinks a beer at the bar.

1h 39m

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You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling - The Righteous Brothers

You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling

The Righteous Brothers

1h 39m

When Maverick sings the music to Charlie in the bay and while the movie credits.

Mighty Wings - Cheap Trick

Mighty Wings

Cheap Trick

1h 45m

Second song in end credits

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Shirley (GUEST)

2 years ago

all I want is nothing more then you to hear you knocking at my door

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Shirley (GUEST)

2 years ago

top gun song all i want is nothing more then you knocking at my door

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4 years ago

What is the song in the back ground when they are on the deck

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Movie Info


Harold Faltermeyer

Music Supervisors


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