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Mission: Impossible (1996)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $180,981,886Details
International Box Office $276,716,108
Worldwide Box Office $457,697,994
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
63% - Fresh
Audience
71% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$80,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 21st, 1996 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense action violence
Running Time: 111 minutes
Franchise: Mission: Impossible
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Keywords: Secret Agent
Source:Based on TV
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Cruise-Wagner
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 357 $50,107 Oct 18, 1996 152
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 327 $82,672 Oct 11, 1996 145
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 298 $133,006 Oct 4, 1996 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 310 $160,038 Sep 27, 1996 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 382 $164,645 Sep 20, 1996 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 141 $710,367 Sep 13, 1996 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 130 $956,504 Sep 6, 1996 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 96 $1,434,092 Aug 30, 1996 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 598 $246,759 Aug 23, 1996 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 568 $304,121 Aug 16, 1996 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 530 $391,731 Aug 9, 1996 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 641 $416,064 Aug 2, 1996 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 854 $391,253 Jul 26, 1996 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 716 $717,040 Jul 19, 1996 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 566 $1,520,166 Jul 12, 1996 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 317 $3,488,621 Jul 5, 1996 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 283 $4,833,720 Jun 28, 1996 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 303 $6,443,516 Jun 21, 1996 33
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 203 $156,234,226 Jun 21, 1996 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 353 $8,609,038 Jun 14, 1996 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 248 $14,662,192 Jun 7, 1996 19
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 298 $14,662,192 Jun 7, 1996 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 291 $21,629,362 May 31, 1996 12
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 195 $107,154,708 May 31, 1996 12
Biggest Monday at the Domestic Box Office 72 $11,374,772 May 27, 1996 6
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 187 $15,579,807 May 26, 1996 5
Biggest May Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 70 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 227 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 284 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 236 $63,531,648 May 24, 1996 5
Widest Opening Weekend 823 3,012 May 24, 1996 5
Biggest May Day at the Domestic Box Office 205 $16,714,655 May 25, 1996 4
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 323 $16,714,655 May 25, 1996 4
Biggest Single Days at the Domestic Box Office 821 $16,714,655 May 25, 1996 4
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 392 $13,142,368 May 24, 1996 3
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,258 28.9% May 24, 1996 3
Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office 199 $6,336,724 May 23, 1996 2
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 117 $8,358,094 May 22, 1996 1

Cast

   Ethan Hunt
Jon Voight    Jim Phelps
Emmanuelle Beart    Claire Phelps
Henry Czerny    Eugene Kittridge
Jean Reno    Franz Krieger
Ving Rhames    Luther Stickell
Vanessa Redgrave    Max
Kristin Scott Thomas    Sarah Davies
Emilio Estevez    Jack Harmen
Dale Dye    Frank Barnes

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    David Koepp
Screenwriter    Robert Towne
Story Creator    David Koepp
Story Creator    Steven Zaillian
Based on the TV series    Bruce Geller
Producer    Tom Cruise
Producer    Paula Wagner
Executive Producer    Paul Hitchcock
Composer    Danny Elfman
Production Designer    Norman Reynolds
Director of Photography    Stephen H. Burum
Editor    Paul Hirsch
Assistant Director    Chris Soldo
Second Unit Director    Eric Schwab
Unit Production Manager    Steven Harding
Supervising Art Director    Frederick Hole
Set Decorator    Peter Howitt
Second Unit Photography    Ernie Day
Visual Effects Supervisor    John Knoll
Visual Effects Supervisor    Richard Yuricich
Visual Effects Supervisor    Lyn Nicholson
Costume Designer    Penny Rose
Sound Mixer    David Crozier
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Summers
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Rydstrom
Re-recording Mixer    Shawn Murphy
Supervising Sound Editor    Tom Belfort
Sound Designer    Christopher Boyes
Special Make-up Effects    Rob Bottin
Additional Music Editor    Kenneth Karman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/05/24 1 $45,436,830   3,012 $15,085   $63,531,648 5
1996/05/31 1 $21,629,362 -52% 3,012 $7,181   $107,154,708 12
1996/06/07 2 $14,662,192 -32% 3,012 $4,868   $130,823,989 19
1996/06/14 3 $8,609,038 -41% 2,863 $3,007   $145,048,377 26
1996/06/21 6 $6,443,516 -25% 2,411 $2,673   $156,234,226 33
1996/06/28 6 $4,833,720 -25% 2,212 $2,185   $164,266,086 40
1996/07/05 9 $3,488,621 -28% 1,747 $1,997   $169,009,002 47
1996/07/12 11 $1,520,166 -56% 1,140 $1,333   $171,698,535 54
1996/07/19 16 $717,040 -53% 1,002 $716   $173,253,185 61
1996/07/26 22 $391,253 -45% 511 $766   $174,058,855 68
1996/08/02 25 $416,064 +6% 410 $1,015   $174,694,203 75
1996/08/09 26 $391,731 -6% 371 $1,056   $175,309,127 82
1996/08/16 26 $304,121 -22% 352 $864   $175,777,411 89
1996/08/23 29 $246,759 -19% 309 $799   $176,170,800 96
1996/08/30 17 $1,434,092 +481% 797 $1,799   $177,714,247 103
1996/09/06 14 $956,504 -33% 749 $1,277   $178,982,218 110
1996/09/13 19 $710,367 -26% 598 $1,188   $179,940,860 117
1996/09/20 32 $164,645 -77% 415 $397   $180,243,916 124
1996/09/27 32 $160,038 -3% 256 $625   $180,476,505 131
1996/10/04 36 $133,006 -17% 188 $707   $180,676,582 138
1996/10/11 43 $82,672 -38% 112 $738   $180,825,021 145
1996/10/18 50 $50,107 -39% 87 $576   $180,891,004 152

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/05/21 1 $3,400,000   3,012 $1,129   $3,400,000 0
1996/05/22 1 $8,358,094 +146% 3,012 $2,775   $11,758,094 1
1996/05/23 1 $6,336,724 -24% 3,012 $2,104   $18,094,818 2
1996/05/24 1 $13,142,368 +107% 3,012 $4,363   $31,237,186 3
1996/05/25 1 $16,714,655 +27% 3,012 $5,549   $47,951,841 4
1996/05/26 1 $15,579,807 -7% 3,012 $5,173   $63,531,648 5
1996/05/27 1 $11,374,772 -27% 3,012 $3,776   $74,906,420 6

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/05/24 1 $67,430,528   3,012 $22,387   $85,525,346 9
1996/05/31 2 $30,636,451 -55% 3,012 $10,171   $116,161,797 16
1996/06/07 2 $20,277,542 -34% 3,012 $6,732   $136,439,339 23
1996/06/14 3 $13,351,371 -34% 2,863 $4,663   $149,790,710 30
1996/06/21 6 $9,641,656 -28% 2,411 $3,999   $159,432,366 37
1996/06/28 8 $6,088,015 -37% 2,212 $2,752   $165,520,381 44
1996/07/05 9 $4,657,988 -23% 1,747 $2,666   $170,178,369 51
1996/07/12 11 $2,357,776 -49% 1,140 $2,068   $172,536,145 58
1996/07/19 16 $1,131,457 -52% 1,002 $1,129   $173,667,602 65
1996/07/26 23 $610,537 -46% 511 $1,195   $174,278,139 72
1996/08/02 25 $639,257 +5% 410 $1,559   $174,917,396 79
1996/08/09 25 $555,894 -13% 371 $1,498   $175,473,290 86
1996/08/16 27 $450,751 -19% 352 $1,281   $175,924,041 93
1996/08/23 29 $356,114 -21% 309 $1,152   $176,280,155 100
1996/08/30 18 $1,745,559 +390% 797 $2,190   $178,025,714 107
1996/09/06 14 $1,204,779 -31% 749 $1,609   $179,230,493 114
1996/09/13 20 $848,778 -30% 598 $1,419   $180,079,271 121
1996/09/20 31 $237,196 -72% 415 $572   $180,316,467 128
1996/09/27 30 $227,109 -4% 256 $887   $180,543,576 135
1996/10/04 35 $198,773 -12% 188 $1,057   $180,742,349 142
1996/10/11 41 $98,548 -50% 112 $880   $180,840,897 149