Based on the hit T.V. series. Jim Phelps was sent to Prague for a mission to prevent the theft of classified material. His wife Claire and his trusted partner Ethan Hunt were members of Phelps' team. Unfortunately, something went horribly wrong and the mission failed, leaving Ethan Hunt the lone survivor. After he reported the failed mission, Kettridge the head of the agency suspects Ethan of being the culprit for the failed mission. Now, Ethan uses unorthodox methods (Which includes the aid of an arms dealer going by the name "Max") to try to find who set him up and to clear his name.Written by
The producers cast Ving Rhames as Luther because they felt he was the opposite of what a hacker normally looks like. See more »
(at around 1h 30 mins) In the cargo car when Ethan pulls off the mask, his collar is too big for him. The next time we see him it is just the right size. See more »
[describing his "special" gum to Ethan in a Prague safe house]
Stick of gum, right?
[Ethan shakes his head. Jack demonstrates]
Red light, green light. Come up against a lock you can't pick, you mash them together... *boom*. Hasta lasagna, don't get any on ya. You'll have about 5 seconds...
[hands the "gum" to Ethan]
Just don't chew it.
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The opening credits contain several plot points from the movie. See more »
The in-joke where Tom Cruise goes online with his laptop by typing in, not Usenet, but Crusenet, has been changed in the US DVD versions to where he types "internet access." See more »