Running time133 minutesCountryUnited StatesLanguageEnglishBudget$145 millionBox office$694.7 millionMission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is a 2011 American directed by and written. It is the fourth installment in the, and also Bird's first live-action film. It stars, who reprises his role of agent, alongside,. Ghost Protocol was produced by Cruise, (the 's director). It saw the return of editor and visual effects supervisor from the, and is also the first Mission: Impossible film to be partially filmed using cameras.Released in the United States by on December 16, 2011, the film went on to become the highest-grossing film in the series, with $694 million, until it was surpassed. It is the as well as the second highest-grossing film starring Cruise. It was followed by, which was released in July 2015.
Contents.Plot agent Trevor Hanaway is killed in by assassin Sabine Moreau, who takes his file containing Russian nuclear launch codes so she can give them to a man known only as 'Cobalt'.IMF agent has purposely become incarcerated in a prison to acquire Bogdan, a source of information on Cobalt. With help of Jane Carter, Hanaway's handler, and newly promoted field agent, Hunt and Bogdan make their escape. IMF tasks Hunt to infiltrate the to gain more information on Cobalt. During the mission, an unknown entity broadcasts on the IMF frequency ordering the detonation of a bomb, alerting Russian guards.
Hunt's team aborts the mission just as a bomb destroys much of the Kremlin. Carter and Dunn escape, but Hunt is captured by agent Anatoly Sidorov and charged with destroying the Kremlin.Hunt escapes and meets with the IMF Secretary, in Moscow on other business. The Secretary tells Hunt they had to initiate 'Ghost Protocol', disavowing IMF, but secretly orders Hunt to continue to pursue Cobalt.
Sidorov's forces catch up to Hunt, and the Secretary is killed; Hunt escapes along with the Secretary's aide and intelligence analyst William Brandt. Regrouping with Carter and Dunn, Brandt is able to identify Cobalt as Kurt Hendricks, a -born Russian nuclear strategist, who seeks to start a between the U.S.
Hendricks used the Kremlin bombing to cover up his theft of a Russian launch-control device, and now is planning a trade with Moreau at the in to gain the required launch codes.The team travels to Dubai. On the 119th floor of the hotel, they create deceptions using their various gadgetry and disguises to make Moreau believe she is meeting with Hendricks, and vice versa, when in fact they are interacting with the IMF team.
Moreau discovers the deception, and in the ensuing chaos, Hendricks manages to escape with the launch codes, losing Hunt's pursuit in the midst of a. As Moreau tries to escape, she is knocked out of a window by Carter and falls to her death. Brandt accuses Carter of letting her love for Hanaway compromise the mission, but Hunt recognizes that Brandt has also been keeping secrets from them, having shown combat skills atypical of a mere analyst. Hunt leaves to meet with Bogdan to get more information on Hendricks, while Brandt tells the others that he had been assigned to secretly protect Ethan and his wife Julia in.
Julia had been killed by a hit squad and Brandt feels responsible for Ethan's loss, which is why he stopped being a field agent.Bogdan directs Ethan towards, where Hendricks is set to negotiate with Indian telecommunications entrepreneur Brij Nath to gain control of an obsolete Soviet military satellite. The IMF team splits up to stop Hendricks; Carter sexually seduces Nath to get the satellite override code, while Hunt, Brandt and Dunn try to stop Hendricks from using Nath's broadcast station. They are too late as Hendricks has sent the launch codes to a Russian to fire a single missile at and disabled the station's computer systems. Brandt and Dunn race to get the systems back online to send the override code, while Hunt pursues Hendricks, eventually having a brutal brawl with him face to face in an automated car park. Hendricks, with the launch device, jumps to his death moments before the missile is set to land. Hunt then uses one of the cars and takes a dangerous fall to use the device; he barely disables the missile before it strikes.
Sidorov, who has followed IMF from Dubai to Mumbai, arrives and realizes that the IMF is innocent of the Kremlin bombing.The team meets in after Ethan accepts a new mission from. Brandt confesses to Ethan about his failure to protect Julia. Ethan, however, reveals that her 'death' and the murder of the Serbians were part of a plot to give her a new identity and enable Ethan to infiltrate the prison. A relieved Brandt happily accepts his mission, and becomes an agent once again. Meanwhile, Julia arrives at the harbor.
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Ethan and Julia gaze at each other from afar before Ethan departs for his.Cast. ReleasedJanuary 10, 2012 ( 2012-01-10)Length76: 28Michael Giacchinochronology(2011)Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol: Music from the Motion Picture(2012)(2012)chronology(2006)Ghost Protocol(2011)(2015)The for Ghost Protocol was composed by, who also composed the music for the third film and collaborated with Bird on. As in previous installments, the score incorporates 's themes from the original television series. 'Lalo is an amazing jazz writer. You know you can't write a straight-up jazz score for a film like this but you can certainly hint at it here and there,' said Giacchino, explaining the stylistic influence generated by Schifrin's history with the franchise.
A soundtrack album was released by on January 10, 2012.All music is composed. Give Her My Budapest'1:572.' Light the Fuse' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by )2:013.' Knife to a Gun Fight'3:424.' In Russia, Phone Dials You' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme and 'The Plot' by Lalo Schifrin)1:405.' Kremlin with Anticipation' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme and 'The Plot' by Lalo Schifrin)4:126.' From Russia with Shove' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)3:377.'
Ghost Protocol' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)4:588.' Railcar Rundown' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)1:119.' Hendricks' Manifesto' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)3:1710.'
A Man, A Plan, A Code, Dubai' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)2:4411.' Love the Glove' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)3:4412.'
The Express Elevator' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)2:3113.' Mission Impersonatable'3:5514.'
Moreau Trouble Than She's Worth'6:4415.' Out for a Run'3:5416.' Eye of the Wistrom'1:0517.' Mood India' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)4:2818.' Mumbai's the Word'7:1419.'
Launch Is on Hendricks'2:2220.' World's Worst Parking Valet' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)5:0321.' Putting the Miss in Mission' (Contains Mission: Impossible Theme by Lalo Schifrin)5:1922.' Mission: Impossible Theme (Out with a Bang Version)'0:53Distribution Marketing In July 2011, a for Ghost Protocol was released illustrating new shots from the film, one of which being Tom Cruise scaling the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa building in Dubai. Moreover, prior to its release, the studio presented IMAX footage of the film to an invitation-only crowd of opinion makers and journalists at central London's BFI IMAX theater.
One of the many scenes that were included was a chase scene in a Dubai desert sandstorm.During November 2011, the Paramount released a Facebook game of the film in order to promote it. The new game allowed players to choose the roles of IMF agents and assemble teams to embark on a multiplayer journey. Players were also able to garner tickets to the film's U.S. Premiere and a hometown screening of the film for 30 friends.
Theatrical release Following the world premiere in Dubai on December 7, 2011, the film was released in and other large-format theaters in the U.S. On December 16, 2011, with general release on December 21, 2011.Home media Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol was released on, and digital download on April 17, 2012. The home media releases, however, do not preserve the original imagery, and its is consistently cropped to 2.40:1 rather than switching to a 1.78:1 aspect ratio during the IMAX scenes. Blu-ray Disc releases such as, and will switch between 2.40:1 for regular scenes and 1.78:1 for IMAX scenes. The film was released on 4K UHD Blu-Ray on June 26, 2018. Reception Critical response On, the film has an approval rating of 93% based on 238 reviews and an average rating of 7.7/10, The critical consensus on calls it 'big-budget popcorn entertainment that really works'.
Assigned the film a score of 73 out of 100 based on 47 critics, indicating 'generally favorable reviews.' Of the gave the film 3.5 out of four stars, saying the film 'is a terrific thriller with action sequences that function as a kind of action poetry.' Stephen Whitty of wrote 'The eye-candy—from high-tech gadgets to gorgeous people—has only been ratcheted up. And so has the excitement.' He also gave the film 3.5 out of four stars. Giving the film three out of four stars, of said 'In its way, the movie has old-Hollywood elegance. The scope and sets are vast, tall, and cavernous, but Bird scales down for spatial intimacy.'
Philippa Hawker of gave the film three stars out of five and said it is 'ludicrously improbable, but also quite fun.' Owen Gleiberman of opined that the movie 'brims with scenes that are exciting and amazing at the same time; they're brought off with such casual aplomb that they're funny, too. Ghost Protocol is fast and explosive, but it's also a supremely clever sleight-of-hand thriller.
Brad Bird, the animation wizard. Showing an animator's miraculously precise use of visual space, has a playful, screw-tightening ingenuity all his own.' Roger Moore of gave the film three out of four stars; said 'Brad Bird passes his audition for a career as a live-action director. And Ghost Protocol more than makes its bones as an argument for why Tom Cruise should continue in this role as long as his knees, and his nerves, hold up.'
Box office Ghost Protocol grossed $209.4 million in North America and $485.3 million in other countries for a worldwide total of $694.7 million. It is the second highest-grossing film worldwide in the Mission: Impossible series, and the fifth highest-grossing film of 2011. It is also the second highest-grossing film worldwide starring Cruise, surpassing from the top spot. It was the franchise's highest-grossing film and Cruise's biggest film at the time of release, before being surpassed by seven years later.In limited release at 425 locations in North America, it earned $12.8 million over its opening weekend. After five days of limited release, it expanded to 3,448 theaters on its sixth day and reached #1 at the box office with $8.92 million. The film reached the top stop at the box office in its second and third weekends with $29.6 million and $29.4 million respectively. Though only 9% of the film's screenings were in IMAX theaters, they accounted for 23% of the film's box office.Outside North America, it debuted to a $69.5 million in 42 markets representing approximately 70% of the marketplace.
In the United Arab Emirates, it set an opening-weekend record of $2.4 million (since surpassed by ). In two countries outside the U.S. In which filming took place, its opening weekend gross increased by multiples over the previous installment: in Russia, more than doubling, to $6.08 million and in India, more than quadrupling, to $4.0 million. It is the second highest-grossing film outside North America. It topped the box office outside North America for three consecutive weekends (during December 2011) and five weekends in total (the other two in 2012). Its highest-grossing markets after North America are China ($102.5 million), Japan ($69.7 million), and South Korea ($51.1 million). See also:In December 2011, Pegg suggested that he and Cruise were interested in returning for a fifth Mission: Impossible film.
Paramount was also reportedly interested in fast-tracking a fifth film due to the fourth film's success. Bird had stated that he probably would not return to direct a fifth film, but Tom Cruise had been confirmed to return. It was revealed in August 2013 that would be the director of Mission: Impossible 5. Principal photography began in February 2014 in London. Paramount Pictures released the film on July 31, 2015. The plot centers around Hunt's IMF team in conflict with 'the Syndicate', an international criminal organization first mentioned at the end of Ghost Protocol.References.
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When agreed to direct the movie, he asked for the screenplay, and Abrams would be reluctant to show it to him, saying that Bird would have a lot of freedom in doing the scenes. After Bird finally asked Abrams for real for the screenplay, the producer admitted that they had several drafts, but nothing definitive at that point, and that Bird should take that opportunity to give as much input as he wanted. According to Bird, the script went through major changes even after the start of production. For instance, during the scene in the van after Ethan's escape from prison, the team was originally unaware of the situation and unsure how to proceed, which Bird blamed on the fact that even he did not have an overview of the plot. This was later re-shot when the direction of the plot became clear.
The original scene can be viewed as a deleted scene on the Blu-ray edition.