Top Gun is the classic ’80s movie that made everyone want to be a naval aviator, right?
It’s been lambasted for having homoerotic overtones (if you can call oiled up men on a volleyball court “overtones”), but the real reason has finally come out.
The movie was originally a love triangle between Maverick, Charlie, and Iceman in the days before Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.
Don’t believe us? That’s probably because you’re not an idiot.
But, go along with it (just like Maverick would have with Ice) and enjoy this recut trailer that makes much more sense looking back at it: