PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.
Reportedly, studio executives wanted to keep the film's budget in the forty to fifty million dollar range, but Tom Cruise wanted a "big, showy action piece" that took the budget up to the eighty million dollar range.
Tell me, Senator, do you all have someone on your staff named Jack?
Ethan Hunt: Jack... I believe we did have a Jack. An unreliable fellow as I recall. Constantly late, and behind in his work. I was forced to tie him behind one of my best stallions and drag him...
Trains run on the left track, both in Great Britain and in France.
The opening credits contain several plot points from the movie.
The in-joke where Tom Cruise goes online with his laptop by typing in, not Usenet, but Crusenet, has been changed in the US DVD versions to where he types "internet access."
Divertimento in E-Flat Major for String Trio (K.563)
Third Movement - Menuetto
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Yo-Yo Ma, Gidon Kremer & Kim Kashkashian
Courtesy of Sony Classical
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
English, French, Czech
AUD 7,101,996 (Australia) (4 July 1996)
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