By nyx p.

Paul Bettany's Reaction on Top Gun Beating Avengers

Top Gun: Maverick is a force to be reckoned with in terms of box office performance. In June,

The film reached the $1 billion mark at the global box office.

immediately became Paramount's most successful film of all time.

The film has outperformed several heavyweights,

like The Avengers and Titanic,

And this week, it surpassed Avengers: Infinity War at the American box office.

Of course, this has resulted in a comical conflict of interest in the Jennifer Connelly/Paul Bettany home.

Bettany responded on Instagram to the news that his wife's film had surpassed his own.

"I'm just never gonna live this down in my house," Bettany remarked, referring to a Variety piece regarding box office figures.