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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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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 231 $180,981,886
All Time International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 222 $276,716,108
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 212 $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. Red Dawn
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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 15th Weekend 99 $1,434,092 Aug 30, 1996 103
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 270 $7,079,849 Jul 5, 1996 47
Fastest to $150m 227 $156,234,226 Jun 21, 1996 33
Fastest to $100m 222 $107,154,708 May 31, 1996 12
Biggest Domestic Monday 88 $11,374,772 May 27, 1996 6
Biggest Domestic May Weekend 73 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Top Based on TV Weekend Domestic 19 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Top Contemporary Fiction Weekend Domestic 50 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Top Paramount Pictures Weekend Domestic 38 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Fastest to $50m 262 $63,531,648 May 24, 1996 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 24 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 13 $92,210,037 May 24, 1996 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 25 $56,811,602 May 24, 1996 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 14 $115,294,133 May 24, 1996 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day) 19 $45,436,830 May 24, 1996 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 12 $92,210,037 May 24, 1996 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 19 $56,811,602 May 24, 1996 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 12 $115,294,133 May 24, 1996 5
Top 1996 Theater Average 48 $15,085 May 24, 1996 5
Top Based on TV Day Domestic 57 $16,714,655 May 25, 1996 4

Leading Cast

   Ethan Hunt

Supporting Cast

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

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

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

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

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

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 GrossWeek
1996/05/24 1 $67,430,528   3,012 $22,387   $85,525,346 2
1996/05/31 2 $30,636,451 -55% 3,012 $10,171   $116,161,797 3
1996/06/07 2 $20,277,542 -34% 3,012 $6,732   $136,439,339 4
1996/06/14 3 $13,351,371 -34% 2,863 $4,663   $149,790,710 5
1996/06/21 6 $9,641,656 -28% 2,411 $3,999   $159,432,366 6
1996/06/28 8 $6,088,015 -37% 2,212 $2,752   $165,520,381 7
1996/07/05 9 $4,657,988 -23% 1,747 $2,666   $170,178,369 8
1996/07/12 11 $2,357,776 -49% 1,140 $2,068   $172,536,145 9
1996/07/19 16 $1,131,457 -52% 1,002 $1,129   $173,667,602 10
1996/07/26 23 $610,537 -46% 511 $1,195   $174,278,139 11
1996/08/02 25 $639,257 +5% 410 $1,559   $174,917,396 12
1996/08/09 25 $555,894 -13% 371 $1,498   $175,473,290 13
1996/08/16 27 $450,751 -19% 352 $1,281   $175,924,041 14
1996/08/23 29 $356,114 -21% 309 $1,152   $176,280,155 15
1996/08/30 18 $1,745,559 +390% 797 $2,190   $178,025,714 16
1996/09/06 14 $1,204,779 -31% 749 $1,609   $179,230,493 17
1996/09/13 20 $848,778 -30% 598 $1,419   $180,079,271 18
1996/09/20 31 $237,196 -72% 415 $572   $180,316,467 19
1996/09/27 30 $227,109 -4% 256 $887   $180,543,576 20
1996/10/04 35 $198,773 -12% 188 $1,057   $180,742,349 21
1996/10/11 41 $98,548 -50% 112 $880   $180,840,897 22

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