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Mission: Impossible III (2006)

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IMF Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fiancee in response.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ethan Hunt
... Owen Davian
... Luther
... Musgrave
... Julia
... Declan
... Lindsey Farris
... Zhen
... Benji
... Brownway
... Theodore Brassel
... Davian's Translator
... Davian's Bodyguard
... Julia's Kidnapper
... Beth
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Storyline

A man named Owen Davian kills an IMF agent that was sent undercover by the legendary Ethan Hunt, who has retired from combat missions. Hunt now has a fiancé, Julia, who believes that he works for the traffic department when he really trains younger IMF agents to go into combat. He is assigned to his last mission. His mission, should he choose to accept it is to capture Davian, who is selling a toxic weapon called the rabbits foot. But Davian is reckless, cruel, and deathly. He promises Hunt that he will find Julia, hurt her, and Ethan will be too dead to help her. The mission is no more different to others, its dangerous, smart, and impossible; but now it's personal.

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of frenetic violence and menace, disturbing images and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Paramount [United States]

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Release Date:

5 May 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Heyday  »

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Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,743,273, 7 May 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$134,029,801

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$397,850,012
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The outdoor scenes near the end of the movie were shot on location in an actual Chinese village with the residents serving as extras. A bilingual crew member used a bullhorn to instruct them prior to filming each scene. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 9 mins) The attack to release Owen Davian is set on Virginia's Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. After the attack, Ethan Hunt jumps into a convertible and in a very short period of time drives across the 14th Street bridge toward the Jefferson Memorial, which is about a 3 hour drive from the Bay Bridge-Tunnel (The bridge-tunnel connects the Delmarva Peninsula with southeastern Virginia). See more »

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[first lines]
Owen Davian: [to Ethan] We put an explosive charge in your head. Does that sound familiar?
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Special thanks Aeronautica Militare Caserta, Cesare Salomone security Mr. Cruise See more »


Soundtracks

We Are Family
by Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers
Performed by Sister Sledge
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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great action!!
11 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

Overall I thought this movie was great. I went to it expecting it to be a good action flick. One with good fight scenes and explosions and got just that. The story line could have used a little work, but this blew the 2nd installment out of the water. This movie was definitely needed to revamp the Mission Impossible series. I was kind of hoping for a few more lines from Phillip Seymour Hoffman, but he still played an excellent villain.

As far as story line goes...I'd rate the trilogy this way. 1st movie, 3rd movie, and then dead last is the 2nd.

As far as action...I'd rate this 3rd installment as the best! If you are looking for an entertaining movie this will definitely grasp it. Enjoy!


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