Overview

When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real double agent and, in the process, even the score.

  1. Robert Towne

    Screenplay

  2. Steven Zaillian

    Screenplay

  3. Brian De Palma

    Director

  4. David Koepp

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Cruise

    Tom Cruise

    Ethan Hunt

  2. Jon Voight

    Jon Voight

    Jim Phelps

  3. Henry Czerny

    Henry Czerny

    Eugene Kittridge

  4. Emmanuelle Béart

    Emmanuelle Béart

    Claire Phelps

  5. Jean Reno

    Jean Reno

    Franz Krieger

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Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossible

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 20, 1996
    PG-13
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

  • May 22, 1996
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget $80,000,000.00

Revenue $457,696,359.00

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