Mission: Impossible Synopsis
An elite intelligence agent investigates a failed Prague mission to retrieve a computer disk.
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Empire

Enormous fun.
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90

Salon.com

By Charles Taylor
Director Brian De Palma is having too much fun zipping around curves and hitting the accelerator to slow down. He's a supremely confident...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's a movie of profoundly convoluted pop pleasures. Between dazzling suspense sequences, it invites the audience to work for a good time.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Stylish, brisk but lacking in human dimension despite an attractive cast. [22 May 1996, p. D1]
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The bottom line on a film like this is, Tom Cruise looks cool and holds our attention while doing neat things that we don't quite...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
This movie isn't a disaster, but, all things considered, there's little reason to make it a high priority for theatrical viewing.
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Steve Davis
Whatever the reason for its disappointments, Mission: Impossible is a mission gone awry, prompting you to hope that reruns of its...
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50

TV Guide

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The result is a gracefully plotted spy film in the classic mode, with just enough self-consciousness to keep things interesting.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Some of the suspense set-pieces are impressive, but the picture would pack a greater wallop if it were stitched together more tightly and...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's the worst kind of convoluted thriller -- it can never unravel satisfactorily because there's nothing simple at its center, just more...
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Mission: Impossible Movie Review

By Asianfreak
83 out of 100 Impossible is possible to be one of the most anticapted action films of all of Tom Cruise's movies....

good

By jihyun240
it is a good action movie:)...

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By Avengersfan
I ONLY WATCHED THE FIRST 20 MINS. Because of the bloodiness, the scariness, and the people getting killed in 5 mins....

By Ronin Bahamut
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cool action

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Rated PG-13
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Sensational, implausible, violent: Irresistible to teens.
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