Source: TOP GUN...the movie poster - Timeline Photos
National Geographic Africa
May 13 - 2013
What you didn't know about TOP GUN 1986!
1. Bryan Adams was asked to allow his song "Only the Strong Survive" on the soundtrack, but he refused because he felt that the film glorified war.
2. Director Tony Scott was officially fired three times during production.
3. The motorcycle ridden by Tom Cruise in the movie is a Kawasaki Ninja 900 / GPz900R, then the fastest production motorcycle in the world.
4. John Travolta was considered for the role of Maverick but didn`t get the part because producers felt he wasn`t a box office draw at the time.
— with Tiaan Vorster...FB