Top Gun: Maverick Super Fan Gets Convicted For Threatening Cop After Trying To Avoid Tom Cruise’S Legacy Sequel Spoilers In True American Fashion


A superfan of “Top Gun: Maverick” was found guilty after pointing a gun at a coworker who made a jest that he would reveal plot details. Could you picture that? When another police officer revealed that he would be providing a spoiler for Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick, someone threatened to shoot him. Indeed, that did occur. Dominic Francis Gaynor, an Australian police officer, allegedly threatened to shoot a colleague who had watched the highly anticipated sequel the day before if he revealed any plot details.

Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick became a global blockbuster in 2022, grossing over $1.4 billion worldwide. Top Gun: Maverick is a sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun, and follows Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Cruise) as he trains a new generation of fighter pilots for a dangerous mission.

Top Gun: Maverick Super Fan Has Been Sentenced for Pointing His Gun at a Colleague Who Threatened to Spoil the Movie

The victim of a police officer’s threat to shoot a junior colleague for revealing movie spoilers for Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick was left with lifelong nightmares of being shot to death. The officer was found guilty of the crime. During the incident in May, 30-year-old police officer Dominic Gaynor reportedly pulled his revolver from its holster and aimed it at his coworker Morgan Royston for “five seconds.” Royson allegedly joked that he would reveal the plot of the film.


Gaynor’s lawyer said his client made an awful mistake and that a conviction would “definitely see him removed from the police force.” The lawyer added, “This is going to cost him dearly.”

Gaynor was given a two-year community correction order, 100 hours of community service, and a recorded conviction.

The Fellow Police Officer Fell Into a Depression Following the Incident

After the incident, victim Morgan Royston claimed to have fallen into a deep despair and to have totally lost faith in the administration. Even though the cops are accustomed to “sharing jokes and teasing each other,” this episode was beyond his wildest dreams, and he continued to have nightmares about it. Says he:

“I always assumed that being around my skilled coworkers would keep me safe. I now feel obligated to keep an eye on police officers to make sure their hands are not on their guns.

“It has put a permanent fear of harm into my mind, from which I find it difficult to escape,” Royston said.

Top Gun: Maverick becomes the 11th highest-grossing movie in box office history and earned six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture.