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Mission: Impossible II (2000)

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IMF Agent Ethan Hunt is sent to Sydney, to find and destroy a genetically modified disease called "Chimera".

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ethan Hunt
... Sean Ambrose
... Nyah Hall
... Luther Strickell
... Hugh Stamp
... Billy Baird
... McCloy
... Dr. Nekhorvich (as Radé Sherbedgia)
... Wallis
... Ulrich
Mathew Wilkinson ... Michael (as Matthew Wilkinson)
... McCloy's Accountant
Cristina Brogeras ... Flamenco Dancer #4
... McCloy's Chemist
Kim Fleming ... Larrabee
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Storyline

Chimera is a deadly virus that will bare a deathly death unless you are given the antidote. The creator of Chimera is murdered and the antidote is stolen by a disavowed IMF agent, Sean Ambrose. The Impossible Mission Force, IMF, hire the skilled and charming Ethan Hunt, and the beautiful Nyah Nirdoff-Hall, who has had her share with Ambrose. Their mission, should they choose to accept it is to send Hirdoff-Hall undercover to Ambrose and learn what she can for Hunt to bring down Chimera, but they will have to break into a secure lab by jumping off buildings and dodging bullets. Its impossible.

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Expect the impossible again


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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24 May 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

M:I-2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$57,845,297, 28 May 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$215,409,889, 19 October 2000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$565,400,000
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Trivia

Luther Stickell's line "It's that simple, huh?" after hearing Ethan Hunt's explanation of what he thinks "Chimera" is was a joke about Mission: Impossible (1996), which was widely criticized for having an "overly complicated" plot. See more »

Goofs

When for the first time Nyah is tracked using the injected tracking device, Ethan's associates say Sydney but the satellite map on laptop shows somewhere between Cairns & Darwin. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Sean Ambrose: The ball's in your court, Mr. Hunt.
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Connections

References Hard Target (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

I Disappear
by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich
Performed by Metallica
Produced by Bob Rock with Hetfield and Ulrich
Metallica performs courtesy of E/M Ventures
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Tries hard but doesn't live up to MI1.
8 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

"MI2" gets off to a good start, lags in the middle with weak story and character development, and turns into a muddled mess of gratuitous action in the end. With big budget, big names, and John Woo going for it, "MI2" delivers solid entertainment but falls short of expectations. The film fails to make the emotional connection between audience and characters and apparently tries to compensate with an overdose of action. The result is a numbing experience and a yawn provoking ending as good triumphs over evil.


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