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Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

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Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner
Dec 21, 2011
PG-13, 2 hr. 12 min.


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Movie Info

Cast: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Samuli Edelmann, Ivan Shvedoff, Ving Rhames, Anil Kapoor
Director: Brad Bird
Rated: PG-13
Running Time: 2 hr. 12 min.
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Action & Adventure
Theater Release: Dec 21, 2011
DVD Release: Apr 17, 2012
Synopsis: This is not just another mission. The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in a global terrorist bombing plot. Ghost Protocol is initiated and Ethan Hunt and his rogue new team must go undercover to clear their organization's name. No help, no contact, off the grid. You have never seen a mission grittier and more intense than this. -- (C) Paramount

Critic Reviews

  • David Denby, New Yorker
    "Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol" is sheer hurtling mechanism-and it's great silly fun.
  • J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
    As usual with the series, the movie combines a plot line a toddler could understand with gadgets that would baffle an engineering Ph.D.
  • Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine
    I'm thinking it, so I might as well say it: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is no Fast Five.
  • Glenn Kenny, MSN Movies's pretty much state-of-the-art.
  • Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
    [Bird's] fresh touch gives breathless energy, tremendous excitement and, above all, humor to what could have been a wearying genre exercise.
  • Alonso Duralde, TheWrap
    It's a rousing gasp machine that gives the flagging franchise the kick in the pants it sorely needed, and it marks the most impressive segue from cartoons to features since Pee-Wee's Big Adventure.
  • Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
    Powered by Cruise's moxie, Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol proves that in a Hollywood action-ride culture drenched in fake adrenaline, it's cathartic to encounter the real thing.
  • Martin Tsai, Critic's Notebook
    It's truly difficult to imagine anyone not clutching his or her armrests for dear life during this vertigo-inducing scene.
  • Sean Burns, Philadelphia Weekly
    What we're looking at here is basically a delivery system for action set-pieces, and boy howdy, this one has some doozies.
  • Justin Craig,
    Boasting an exotic trip around the world, an engaging script, funny dialogue and spectacular stunts, "Ghost Protocol" is an adrenaline-rush adventure on a grand scale.
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