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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol [2011] (1 disc)

Director:Brad Bird
Writer:André Nemec
Josh Appelbaum
Composer:Michael Giacchino
Length:133 minutes
(2 hours 13 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG-13
Suggested Event Use:Independence Day
Sorting Category:Action
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IMDB Rating:7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:93%
Amazon Rating:3.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.

Reaction: Great movie. Very fun, action packed, and intelligent.

Personal Rating: 9/10

Brad Bird => Director
André Nemec => Writer
Josh Appelbaum => Writer
Michael Giacchino => Composer
J.J. Abrams => Producer
Anil Kapoor => Brij Nath
Daniel Clarke => Alex Lisenker
Goran Navojec => Burly Russian Prisoner
Ilia Volok => The Fog
Ivan Shvedoff => Leonid Lisenker
Ivo Novák => Russian Agent
Jeremy Renner => William Brandt
Josh Holloway => Trevor Hanaway
Léa Seydoux => Sabine Moreau
Michael Nyqvist => Kurt Hendricks
Michelle Monaghan => Julia Meade (uncredited)
Miraj Grbic => Bogdan
Paula Patton => Jane Carter
Pavel Cajzl => Prisoner
Pavel Kríz => Marek Stefanski
Petra Lustigova => Anna Lisenker
Samuli Edelmann => Wistrom
Simon Pegg => Benji Dunn
Tom Cruise => Ethan Hunt
Tom Wilkinson => IMF Secretary (uncredited)
Ving Rhames => Luther Stickell (uncredited)
Vladimir Mashkov => Anatoly Sidorov

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Only Tom Cruise and Ving Rhames have been featured in all four [Mission: Impossible] films, while Simon Pegg and Michelle Monaghan are the only actors (besides Cruise and Rhames) to reprise their roles from the prior third installment.
  • The actor that hands Ethan the black mask to place over his head to meet the arms dealer appeared in the first Mission: Impossible movie, giving him the same style mask when he is being taken to meet Max, an arms dealer.
  • The code Ethan uses at the pay phone to get his latest mission is actor Tom Cruise's birthday, 07362.
  • This is the first film to use the 100th Anniversary Paramount logo. Each movie in the MI series has used a different Paramount logo.
  • In its 425-theater opening weekend, it grossed $13 million, setting the record of the highest-grossing opening weekend in less than 600 theaters (previously held by Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason). All told, the film made $571.9 million at the box office worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing installment in the franchise.
  • Ethan Hunt's code number is "A113" and another character's class ring reads "A113." A113 is a frequent Pixar in-joke based on one of the room numbers for the animation program at Cal Arts. The director Brad Bird worked for Pixar, and he has worked an "A113" reference into every one of his feature films, as well as some of his television work.
  • Jeremy Renner's character Brandt, was specifically created as the eventual replacement for Tom Cruise's character Ethan Hunt for when Cruise decides to step away from the franchise.
  • Tom Cruise performed the sequence where Ethan Hunt scales the outside of the Burj Khalifa tower himself without the use of a stunt double. The Burj Khalifa tower is the tallest building in the world.
  • Brad Bird's live-action directorial debut.
  • Anthony Mackie, Christopher Egan and Kevin Zegers were considered to play Brandt. As were Chris Pine and Tom Hardy.
  • [?] Kristin Kreuk and [?] Lauren German were considered to play Jane Carter.