• Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol (2011)

Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol

Release Date: December 16th, 2011

DVD Release Date: April 17th, 2012

PG-13 |2 hr 13 min

Plot Summary

Blamed for a terrorist attack on the Kremlin, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and the entire IMF agency are disavowed by the U.S. government, while the president initiates the Ghost Protocol. Forced to go "off the grid" -- left without resources or backup -- Hunt must somehow clear the agency's name and prevent another attack. Complicating matters even more, Ethan must undertake the impossible mission with a group of fellow IMF fugitives whose actual motives are suspect.

Cast: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Léa Seydoux, Anil Kapoor

Director: Brad Bird

Genres: Action

Production Co: Bad Robot

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Pursuit, Underdog, 2010s, Suspenseful

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The impact of spectacular action on striking international locales is moderated somewhat by the repetitive nature of the challenges faced by this rebooted team of American agents. show more

  • 75
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    This film exists purely to dazzle and thrill, and by that measure, it delivers expertly, never lagging despite a lengthy 133-minute running time. show more

  • 70
    Movieline

    A well-heeled French assassin chick who murders in exchange for diamonds? So '90s-era rejected Bond script, guys. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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