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Mission: Impossible(1996)

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  • Co-winner of the 2000 award for Best Composer (together with "Gladiator" and "The Road To El Dorado") from the Broadcast Film Critics Association.
  • Released in United States on Video November 12, 1996
  • Released in United States Summer May 22, 1996
  • Shown at Taormina International Film Festival July 2-9, 2000.
  • Released in United States Summer May 22, 1996
  • Released in United States on Video November 12, 1996
  • Shown at Tribeca Film Festival April 25-May 7, 2006.
  • Based on the Paramount Television series "Mission: Impossible" (1966-73), which aired on CBS and was created by Bruce Geller.
  • Based on the Paramount Television series "Mission: Impossible" (1966-73), which aired on CBS.
  • Based on the Paramount Television series "Mission: Impossible," which aired on CBS from 1966 to 1973 and was created by Bruce Geller.
  • Sequel to "Mission: Impossible" (USA/1995), directed by Brian De Palma and starring Tom Cruise.
  • Sequel to "Mission: Impossible" (USA/1996), directed by Brian De Palma and starring Tom Cruise.
  • Ang Lee, Oliver Stone, Brett Ratner, Gary Fleder, Tom Tykwer, Frank Darabont and David Fincher were all previously mentioned to direct.
  • Robert Towne was previously attached to do a rewrite but dropped out to direct his pet project "Ask the Dust."
  • Scarlett Johansson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Kenneth Branagh, and director Joe Carnahan were all previously attached but left the project when Cruise pushed filming back a year to accommodate the fast-track production of Steven Spielberg's "The War of the Worlds."
  • Frank Darabont was brought on board to re-write the script in mid-March 2004, replacing Robert Towne.
  • Feature directorial debut for JJ Abrams.
  • Began shooting April 18, 1999.
  • Began shooting March 13, 1995.
  • Completed shooting August 8, 1995.
  • Completed shooting December 15, 1999.
  • William Goldman, David Marconi & Michael Tolkin did uncredited screenplay rewrites.