Mission: Impossible 2 Synopsis
Ethan Hunt leads his IMF team on a mission to capture a virus before it is released by terrorists.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's eye candy that detonates.
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Keeps the pulse pounding without sacrificing laughs or logic.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Check your brains at the popcorn stand and hang on for a spectacular ride.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
More evolved, more confident, more sure-footed in the way it marries minimal character development to seamless action.
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
There's also a nice cheekiness to the material written by Robert Towne ("Chinatown"), and the usual cool high-tech toys are deployed.
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74

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Strangely, what it most lacks is the genuine tension found in the first "Mission"'s signature set pieces.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
There's solid chemistry between Cruise and the stunning Newton, a superb actress previously restricted to such ethnic roles as Sally...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Never as much fun as (Woo's) old Chow Yun Fat-starring Chinese pics.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Hard-driving and propulsive as it is, the film is unable to hide the fact that Woo seems not only to be repeating himself, but parodying...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Woo's aggressive, cartoony attack in the film, which makes for its biggest delights, also wipes out whatever chance it might have had of...
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Best MI movie!

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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Good thrill ride of a movie with nonstop action.
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