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30 things you (probably) didn't know about Top Gun

30. Three-zero. Top Gun turns thirty years old on 4 September. We'll give you a second to process that.

One of the definitive movies of the '80s, Tony Scott's combat epic encompasses belting rock ballads, softly lit sex scenes, an enormous amount of sunsets and really bad outfits. We adore it - and are thrilled to hear that ODEON is of a similar mind. To celebrate Top Gun's big birthday, the cinema chain is offering two-for-one tickets at 88 of its sites across the UK. Head here for more details.

But how much do you know about Top Gun? We bet you a ride in our jet engine that you don't know all of these facts about your favourite eighties obsession.

Caveat: We don't actually have a jet engine.

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