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‘Mission: Impossible’ Provides a Summer Box Office Dead Reckoning: Sequels Are Making Audiences Wary

Maybe Tom Cruise won’t be playing Ethan Hunt at 80.“Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One” (Paramount) grossed $80 million in five days in the U.S./Canada, with a worldwide total of $235 million. That’s needed money for theaters and stronger than expected Thursday-to-Sunday results elevated the gross from what some thought might be as low […]

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‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning’ Launches With Mighty $235 Million Globally, Including $155 Million Debut at International Box Office

Tom Cruise’s latest blockbuster “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One” is showing strength at the international box office, collecting an impressive $155 million from 70 markets.Along with an estimated $80 million at the domestic box office, “Mission: Impossible” has grossed $235 million globally through its first five days of release. That’s a mighty worldwide […]

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Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Director on AI, Tom Cruise, and Part 2

Before Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One was released in theaters and IMAX, Collider’s Steve Weintraub conducted an extended interview with co-writer and director Christopher McQuarrie about his epic two-parter. The seventh Mission promises high stakes and even more death-defying stunts with Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt, and McQuarrie discusses why this penultimate operation surpassed […]

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‘Mission: Impossible’ Star Simon Pegg Says Tom Cruise and Director Christopher McQuarrie Are Like ‘Lennon and McCartney’

Since “Mission: Impossible III” in 2006, Simon Pegg has been part of the core ensemble of the “Mission: Impossible” franchise, playing hacker and sometime field agent Benji Dunn opposite its stalwart star Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt. Pegg was never going to be the actor risking life and limb on screen — “it’s Benji’s job […]

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‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One’ Cast and Character Guide

Ethan Hunt and the Imf team are back in action in the latest installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise, Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Part 1. The film marks Tom Cruise’s seventh time reprising playing the agent alongside recurring cast members and newcomers, such as Hayley Atwell and Pom Klementieff. To prepare you for all the […]

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Luther Is Mission: Impossible’s Best Character, So Let’s Show Some Respect

Across the first seven Mission: Impossible movies, the cast has remained shockingly fluid. While other blockbuster franchises bend over backward to incorporate every character in every installment no matter what, the Mission: Impossible features have often been content to only bring back series mainstay Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) for multiple outings. While the fourth entry, […]

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Tom Cruise’s ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Kicks Off With $7 Million in Box Office Previews

“Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One” ignited to $7 million on Tuesday previews, a solid start before the film opens nationwide on Wednesday.Comparisons are difficult because “Dead Reckoning Part One” is the first installment in the long-running series to debut on a Wednesday rather than a Friday. But 2018’s “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” the […]

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‘Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One’ Has Too Many Characters

Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers for Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One.There’s a scene in the first act of Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One that continues to astound me, even days after I saw it. In it, a national security task force has been assembled to assess the threat of The […]

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I did my PhD in Hollywood action films – here’s why Mission: Impossible is the best | Clem Bastow

The series has come to be characterised largely by Tom Cruise’s spectacular stunts – but what sets them apart are Ethan Hunt’s very human qualitiesEveryone knows Leo Tolstoy’s line about unhappy families, but few are familiar with his lesser known first draft: every insane PhD student goes insane in their own special way.In my case, […]

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