Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) Poster


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Followed by 


The Great Escape (1963)
Ethan Hunt throws a rock around his cell to overcome boredom like Hilts did in solitary confinement.
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Nathan bounces ball off wall while in a cell.
Toys (1992)
Ethan and Benji infiltrate the Moscow Kremlin, using the same tactic in a hallway to dupe security guards with a lifesize monitor, same as Leslie and Alstatia.
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Simon Pegg whilst sat in a cafe in Seattle says "you haven't asked how I am" then says he couldn't sleep!
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Brandt hovers in the ventilation shaft just as Nathan did in the computer room
Jackie Chan's Who Am I? (1998)
Ethan Hunt slides down a skyscraper just like Jackie Chan's nameless character in Who Am I?
Alias (2001) (TV Series)
the name of the character "Leonid Lisenker"
The Incredibles (2004)
From the same camera angle: Frozone reminds Mr. Incredible to remove his mask, just as Brandt reminds Ethan to remove his goggles, before entering a significant room. Both movies were directed by Brad Bird.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.42 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jeremy Renner mentions that he is in the film
Top Gear: Episode #16.4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Simon mentions he's filming this
Guys Choice Awards 2011 (2011) (TV Special)
The film was mentioned
Midnight Movie Review: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among movies seen this year
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.64 (2012) (TV Episode)
a fake headline says that the mission in "Mission: Impossible" is possible
Conan: Out with the Old, in with the Hastily-Repainted Old (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Conan's Video Blog
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.67 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay talks about the film's scene where Tom Cruise hangs outside a building
Bachelorette (2012)
Poster seen briefly during cab-ride
New Girl: Fancyman Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Several times the characters mention that Nick is not "ghost protocol" just because he does not have a phone.
The Amazing Race: It's a Great Place to Become Millionaires (2012) (TV Episode)
Art & JJ mention Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol when rapelling down the building
MythBusters: Hollywood Gunslingers (2012) (TV Episode)
Adam debunks a scene in this movie.
Conan: Mission Impossible 5: Flatulence Protocol (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.17 (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Real Husbands of Hollywood: Easy Bake Kevin (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Parks and Recreation: Emergency Response (2013) (TV Episode)
Leslie's avian flu plan is called "Mission Im-Pawnee-ble: Knope Protocol."
Mad: James Bond: Reply All/Randy Savage: 9th Grade Wrestler (2013) (TV Episode)
Ethan Hunt is seen climbing a skyscraper.
Rewind This! (2013)
Poster is shown.
How I Met Your Mother: Romeward Bound (2013) (TV Episode)
Barney and Ted talk about the movie.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Rob mentions that Simon Pegg worked with Tom Cruise on this Mission Impossible film
The Graham Norton Show: Tom Cruise/Emily Blunt/Charlize Theron/Seth MacFarlane/Coldplay (2014) (TV Episode)
Tom Cruise talks about his stunts and the high building in Dubai
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
PWN: Marvel: PWN #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
Paddington (2014)
When Paddington climbs up the chimney he uses small hoovers with power lights on them, similar to the gloves used by Ethan when climbing up the skyscaper in Dubai. Also the music of MI is audible for a short moment
Parks and Recreation: Pie-Mary (2015) (TV Episode)
April says that she wants to run away, and Andy suggests that they "initiate Ghost Protocol."
PWN: Our Mission Impossibles: PWN #4 (2015) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
Half in the Bag: Furious 7 and It Follows (2015) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
The Graham Norton Show: Kylie Minogue/Simon Pegg/Michael McIntyre/Brandon Flowers (2015) (TV Episode)
Simon Pegg and Michael McIntyre talk about this movie's famous scene in Dubai
Mendacity (2016) (Short)
Gokul references the tagline in his dialogue: "Now you have no plan, no backup, no choice."
Angie Tribeca: You've Got Blackmail (2016) (TV Episode)
"Bravo Two Protocol"
Honest Trailers: Gladiator (2016) (TV Episode)
Seen in screenshot
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Action sequence on exterior of modern mirrored high-rise glass skyscraper - also featured in one of the film's movie posters
Legion of Doom (2018)
Poster shown
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Show Me Going (2018) (TV Episode)
Jake: "You know I hate the word 'impossible' unless it's immediately followed by the words 'ghost' and 'protocol.'"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ed Helms/Vanessa Kirby/Hannah Gadsby/Brian Frasier-Moore (2018) (TV Episode)
Ed Helms attributes Jeremy Renner to playing action heroes in films like "Jason Bourne," "Mission: Impossible," and Hawkeye in "The Avengers."


Thalai Nagaram (2006)
playing on TV in the background
Maruthamalai (2007)
playing on TV in the background
Kanthaswamy (2009)
playing on TV in the background
Vettaikaran (2009)
playing on TV in the background
Robot (2010)
playing on TV in the background

Featured in 

Breakfast: Episode dated 16 September 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during 'Spy' segment.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.22 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown of the film to be reviewed on next week's episode
Maltin on Movies: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.23 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown as Christy and Ignatiy review the film
Side by Side (2012)
Ghost Protocol: Impossible Missions (2012) (Video)
Clips and behind-the-scenes
Ghost Protocol: Mission Accepted (2012) (Video)
Clips and behind-the-scenes
Maltin on Movies: The Lucky One (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.139 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown of Tom Cruise in the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.156 (2012) (TV Episode)
Tom Cruise discusses a clip from his film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.186 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Jeremy Renner films
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Clip shown.
The Mask You Live In (2015)
Various brief clips of the movie are shown, including separate shots of Hunt and Brandt
Honest Trailers: Mission Impossible (2015) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used

Spoofed in 

The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Appears at the beginning comedy segment presented by Billy Crystal
Mad: Addition Impossible/New Gill (2012) (TV Episode)
Addition Impossible is a spoof of this movie.

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