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Based on 33 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Keeps the pulse pounding without sacrificing laughs or logic. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Woo's aggressive, cartoony attack in the film, which makes for its biggest delights, also wipes out whatever chance it might have had of making an emotional impact. show more

  • 75
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    There's also a nice cheekiness to the material written by Robert Towne ("Chinatown"), and the usual cool high-tech toys are deployed. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Never as much fun as (Woo's) old Chow Yun Fat-starring Chinese pics. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    There's solid chemistry between Cruise and the stunning Newton, a superb actress previously restricted to such ethnic roles as Sally Hemings in "Jefferson in Paris" and the title role in "Beloved." show more

  • 74
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Strangely, what it most lacks is the genuine tension found in the first "Mission"'s signature set pieces. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    More evolved, more confident, more sure-footed in the way it marries minimal character development to seamless action. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Check your brains at the popcorn stand and hang on for a spectacular ride. show more

  • 63
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Suggests that Cruise the actor may have outgrown this kind of stuff. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Woo delivers a vintage breakneck, break-arm, break-face 20-minute finale. show more

  • March 29, 2009 Paul Preister
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    awesome! Best Mission Impossible yet!

  • August 10, 2008 Spongfan94
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    this movie was really good, but I just hate tom cruise. I think that he's such an *******.

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