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Mission: Impossible (1996)

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

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 218 $180,981,886
All Time International Box Office 198 $276,716,108
All Time Worldwide Box Office 194 $457,697,994

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


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
Comparisons: vs. Mission: Impossible 2
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 363 $50,107 Oct 18, 1996 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 332 $82,672 Oct 11, 1996 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 302 $133,006 Oct 4, 1996 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 314 $160,038 Sep 27, 1996 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 388 $164,645 Sep 20, 1996 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 142 $710,367 Sep 13, 1996 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 132 $956,504 Sep 6, 1996 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 98 $1,434,092 Aug 30, 1996 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 611 $246,759 Aug 23, 1996 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 581 $304,121 Aug 16, 1996 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 540 $391,731 Aug 9, 1996 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 652 $416,064 Aug 2, 1996 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 868 $391,253 Jul 26, 1996 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 729 $717,040 Jul 19, 1996 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 576 $1,520,166 Jul 12, 1996 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 325 $3,488,621 Jul 5, 1996 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 289 $4,833,720 Jun 28, 1996 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 313 $6,443,516 Jun 21, 1996 33
Fastest to $150m 211 $156,234,226 Jun 21, 1996 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 366 $8,609,038 Jun 14, 1996 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 259 $14,662,192 Jun 7, 1996 19
Biggest Domestic June Weekend 298 $14,662,192 Jun 7, 1996 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 304 $21,629,362 May 31, 1996 12
Fastest to $100m 204 $107,154,708 May 31, 1996 12
Biggest Domestic Monday 78 $11,374,772 May 27, 1996 6
Biggest Domestic Sunday 196 $15,579,807 May 26, 1996 5
Biggest Domestic May Weekend 70 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 237 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Biggest Domestic Weekend 297 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Fastest to $50m 245 $63,531,648 May 24, 1996 5
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,269 28.9% May 24, 1996 5
Widest Opening Weekend 861 3,012 May 24, 1996 5
Biggest Domestic May Day 205 $16,714,655 May 25, 1996 4
Biggest Domestic Saturday 335 $16,714,655 May 25, 1996 4
Biggest Domestic Day 865 $16,714,655 May 25, 1996 4
Biggest Domestic Friday 409 $13,142,368 May 24, 1996 3
Biggest Domestic Thursday 206 $6,336,724 May 23, 1996 2
Biggest Domestic Wednesday 124 $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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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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