PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
The film's plot was very difficult to develop. Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie admitted that the film didn't have a script when it went into production. They just had the major action sequences planned out when they started filming. For instance, the underwater heist sequence was outlined from beginning to end, but what Ethan was actually stealing was unknown while they were filming it. Some scenes of important exposition were written while they were being filmed. Drew Pearce was originally hired to pen the script, when the film was announced in August 2013, but was replaced by Will Staples in May of 2014. Staples was then let go when production began that August and Christopher McQuarrie took up writing duties while filming, with the previous scripts seemingly being largely ignored, or thrown out. Production had to be halted in February 2015, so that McQuarrie and Cruise could re-work the film's story and ending. It is unknown how much Pearce and Staples had written for the film, or how much of their content made it into the final film, but Pearce was acknowledged for the story, and McQuarrie is credited as the Screenwriter.
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At the entrances of the Viennese Opera House "Staatsoper" are, according to the movie, severe security controls for visitors, musicians, etc. In reality, there are never security checks in any mean even if local or foreign politicians attend a performance. Moreover, the location of the metal detector in front of the entrance does not make any sense because people would have to line up and wait outside. That would not be acceptable regarding the freezing temperatures in winter.
English, Swedish, German
$55,520,089 (USA) (2 August 2015)
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