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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 Stickell
... John Musgrave
... Julia
... Declan Gormley
... Lindsey Farris
... Zhen Lei
... Benji Dunn
... 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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5 May 2006 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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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Trivia

J.J. Abrams: The director can be seen in the hospital when Ethan is looking for his wife. He is also the voice on the phone talking about a free trip to Mexico. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) Ethan is told to meet 'at the crack of dawn' the next morning for the mission, but when Ethan appears the next morning it is obvious the outdoor shadows are near mid-day. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Owen Davian: [to Ethan] We put an explosive charge in your head. Does that sound familiar?
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Crazy Credits

Special thanks Aeronautica Militare Caserta, Cesare Salomone security Mr. Cruise See more »

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Featured in Generation: Cruise (2006) See more »

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Back Door Santa
Written by Marcus Daniel (as Marcus Lewis Daniel) and Clarence Carter (as Clarence George Carter)
Performed by The Black Crowes
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Adrenaline Rush
27 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

I saw this as a sneak preview with my fraternity. I was hesitant to see it because of how bad Mission Impossible 2 was, but I think it more than makes up for the 2nd flop and I would even argue that it's better than the first. The action really is non-stop, and there aren't any cheesy love scenes slowing anything down. The bad guy doesn't change every five minutes either. The plot moves quickly but it doesn't lose the audience at all. You don't need to have seen either of the first two to understand what is going on (I can't remember the plot from either). Lots of guns, loud explosions, cool gadgets and fun locations. I can remember on more than one occasion where the audience clapped or reacted to the action. It does everything an action movie should do very well. I would highly advise anyone who likes action movies to go see it. Even if you think Tom Cruise is a little insane, MI:III is extremely enjoyable.


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