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Mission: Impossible II (2000) Poster

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Follows 

Mission: Impossible (1966) (TV Series)
Mission: Impossible (1988) (TV Series)

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References 

Notorious (1946)
Same basic story setup: An agent (CIA/IMF) persuades a woman he's just fallen for to go back to a former lover to spy on them. Both films include a scene where the agent meets infiltrator/loved one at the race track and is watched by the villain.
Vertigo (1958)
West Side Story (1961)
When Ethan and Nyah first meet and everything fades back, focusing on just them looking at each other. This echoes the scene where Maria and Tony first meet at the dance.
Shao Lin men (1976)
The Thing (1982)
M:I-2 duplicates the cell destruction computer imaging scene
The Bounty (1984)
Rain Man (1988)
The Killer (1989)
In the Line of Duty 4 (1989)
Luther discovers a ticking bomb through a puddle reflection. This is a direct reference to the scene where Yeung discovers a bomb under her car through a puddle reflection.
Darkman (1990)
Once a Thief (1991)
Cliffhanger (1993)
Hard Target (1993)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Ving Rhames is shown with a scar on the back of his neck. In Pulp Fiction, he had a band-aid there.
Face/Off (1997)

Referenced in 

The Critic: Pilot (2000) (TV Episode)
Jay says he will review the Tom Cruise hit "M:I-2" in his next episode
Grosse Pointe: Halloween (2000) (TV Episode)
Quentin: "It's cool to do your own stunts man, like Cruise, in MI2"
One 2 Ka 4 (2001)
Tomcats (2001)
Who Is Alan Smithee? (2002) (TV Movie)
Cinemania (2002)
The Getaway (2002) (Video Game)
Metal Slug 4 (2002) (Video Game)
The final mission starts with the main characters dropping into the enemy headquarters on a rope
Der Wixxer (2004)
the motorcyle scene is copied
Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger the Movie: Full Blast Action (2004) (Short)
The subplot of an artificial virus and antidote being used for extortion is borrowed from Mission: Impossible II.
Team America: World Police (2004)
Lisa Driving the motorcycle, with sunglasses and all, and edited the same way.
Shark Attack in the Mediterranean (2004) (TV Movie)
Sven Hansen throws his glasses in the exact same way as Tom Cruise did in M: I II
The Burly Man Chronicles (2004) (Video)
mentioned once in extended version
Resident Evil 4 (2005) (Video Game)
Your first encounter with Ada, she takes off her sunglasses and they explode.
Howard Stern on Demand: J.J. Abrams and the Film Festival Winner (2006) (TV Episode)
Artie mentions the film while joking around
Top Gear Australia: Episode #2.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James Morrison as a movie in which Mick Van Moorsel has been a stunt driver.
Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
A DVD of the movie can be seen in someone's home.
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) (Video)
DVD case is shown.
The Trip (2010)
Rob Brydon does an impression of Steve Coogan trying on climbing gear and says "Like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible II".
The Trip: Hipping Hall (2010) (TV Episode)
Rob Brydon does an impression of Steve Coogan trying on climbing gear and says "Like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible II".
NCIS: Dead Reflection (2011) (TV Episode)
Mention by Gayne
Brain Games: Watch This! (2011) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions this movie by name as Mission Impossible series
Nostalgia Critic: Moulin Rouge (2011) (TV Episode)
mention the bad films that Richard Roxburgh star in
Fresh Meat: Episode #2.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
JP says his fall from the cliff was "just like the beginning of 'M:I-2'."
Saturday (2013) (Short)
Music from this movie plays during the argument between Aimee and Clark
Nostalgia Critic: Face/Off (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic calls it over-blown, and it's also directed by John Woo

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #23.17 (2000) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at upcoming Danish summer releases + clip shown
Getaway: Episode #11.6 (2002) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a story on movie tours in Sydney.
Getaway: Episode #15.33 (2006) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a story on movie locations in Sydney.
Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004 (2006) (Video)
clips in "I Disappear"
Getaway: Golden Getaway: Getaway Goes to the Movies (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a story on movie tours in Sydney.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Mission Impossible II (2010) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Ethan Hunt.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2010) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Coolest Cliches (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips from this movie are shown.
Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases (2010) (TV Movie)
Discussed and clips shown in part 1.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Riddle (2010) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Nostalgia Critic: The Top 11 Awesome Movie Themes (2012) (TV Episode)
Critic admits the music is the only thing about this movie that he liked
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.183 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Anthony Hopkins films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.26 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Anthony Hopkins films

Spoofed in 

Mission: Improbable (2000) (TV Short)
Mission: Imp (2000) (Video)
Verne Troyer plays the mini version of Tom Cruise's character.
Tomcats (2001)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Dwight and the ghost in the wheelchair compitition.
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)
The pope gives Ron a mission thru his sunglasses that later blows up.
Main Hoon Na (2004)
A variation of the M:I 2-theme is played when Ram chases the terrorists
Hoodwinked! (2005)
Granny hangs from a rock just like Tom Cruise did at the beggining of M:I 2
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Opening shot of Scrat climbing the face of a cliff mimics that of Tom Cruise in MI2
CJ7 (2008)
Dicky tosses his sunglasses in slow-motion and they blow up in his teacher's face
Guns of Insurgents (2011) (Video)
The scene were The Boss takes away Jeroen's mask is parody of the mask scene in Mission Impossible 2
The Critic: Episode #1.2 (TV Episode)
Jay shows clips from the film in which Tom Cruise's character is indestructible

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