Mission: Impossible


1h 51m 1996

Brief Synopsis

A former Russian spy selling international intelligence on the black market... a list containing names of the top undercover agents in the world... a corrupt agent doubling for an unknown organization... a mysterious arms dealer... a spy agency ready to disavow the actions or existence of any of its members captured or killed... and one man on a mission that seems impossible.

Film Details

Also Known As
Mission Impossible
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Thriller
Spy
Adaptation
Release Date
1996
Production Company
1st Unit Caterers; All Effects Company, Inc.; Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Cruise/Wagner Productions (C/W Productions); Flying Pictures; Framestore Cfc; General Screen Enterprises; Industrial Light + Magic; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Paramount Pictures; Rga/La; Wescam Canada, Inc.
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures; Paramount Home Media; Paramount Pictures; United International Pictures
Location
Broken Hill, Australia; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Ghana; Los Angeles Center Studios, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Moab, Utah, USA; Naples, Italy; New South Wales, Australia; New York City, New York, USA; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Prague, Czech Republic; Rome, Italy; Shanghai, China; Spain; Sydney, Australia; USA; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Prague, Czech Republic; Colorado, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Synopsis

A former Russian spy selling international intelligence on the black market... a list containing names of the top undercover agents in the world... a corrupt agent doubling for an unknown organization... a mysterious arms dealer... a spy agency ready to disavow the actions or existence of any of its members captured or killed... and one man on a mission that seems impossible.

Crew

Margaret Adams

Production Coordinator

Jon Alexander

Digital Effects Artist

Eric Allard

Supervisor

Amy Allen

Casting Assistant (United Kingdom), Casting Assistant

Alexandra Altrocchi

Visual Effects Coordinator

Edward Ambrose

Other

Rick Anderson

Model Maker (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Karen Ansel

Digital Effects Artist

Gordon Antell

Assistant Film Editor (Us)

Okan Ataman

Sabre Technical Assistant (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Jill Avery

Women'S Costumer

Al Bailey

Digital Plate Restoration (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Kim Bailey

Props Shop Foreperson (All Effects Company)

Steve Bartek

Original Music

Ron Bartlett

Additional Mixer

Tom Barwick

Foley Artist

Peter Batten

Clapper Loader

Randall K Bean

Other

Jessica Bellfort

Assistant Sound Editor

Tom Bellfort

Supervising Sound Editor

Jeffrey Benedict

Digital Effects Artist

Bi Benton

Production Assistant

Marijke Bergkamp

Lightworks Assistant

Alan Bernard

Emmanuelle Beart Hairstylist

Bruce Bigg

Property Master

Andrea Biklian

Other

Mark Binnall

Camera Grip

Peter Black

Production Platerer

Stella Bogh

Other

Scott Bonnenfant

Digital Plate Restoration (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Alan Booth

Construction Coordinator

Bob Bornstein

Music Preparation

Rob Bottin

Special Makeup Effects

Linda Bowen

Assistant Accountant

Christopher Boyes

Sound Designer

David Bradshaw

Tom Cruise'S Clothes Designer

Kevin Brubaker

Location Manager (Washington Unit)

Erika Wangberg Burton

Other

Stephen H Burum

Director Of Photography

Stephen H Burum

Other

Lois Burwell

Chief Makeup Designer

Donald S. Butler

Digital Effects Artist

Antonio Caccavale

Production Painter

James Calciano

Production Associate

Keith Campbell

Stunts

John Casali

Utility Sound

Tony Chance

Illustrator

Peter Childs

Other

Marc Chu

Visual Effects

Tania Clarke

Assistant (To Brian De Palma)

Murray Close

Stills Photographer

Michael Conte

Digital Effects Artist

Caitlin Content

Sabre Compositing Artist

Kyle Cooper

Main & End Title Designer

Clive Copland

Boom Operator

Mike Corcoran

Digital Resource Assistant (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Simon Cozens

Assistant Film Editor (United Kingdom)

Annie Crawford

Wardrobe Assistant

Tony Cridlin

1st Company Grips

Kenny Crouch

Wardrobe Supervisor

Graeme Crowther

Stunts

David Crozier

Sound Mixer

Tom Cruise

Producer

Gail Currey

Computer Graphics Staff

David Daunt

Westcam Technician

Ernie Day

Other

Ernie Day

Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Kevin De La Noy

Unit Manager 1st Assistant (2nd Unit) (-Scotland)

Ray De-haan

Stunts

Patsy Delord

Production Coordinator (Prague Unit)

Diana Dill

Script Supervisor

Jim Doherty

Visual Effects

Jeff Doran

Digital Effects Artist

Suzanne Doucette

Technical Consultant

Michael Doven

Production Associate

Loring Doyle

Digital Rotoscope & Paint

David Paul Dozoretz

Digital Animatic Artist

David Dranitzke

Miniature Unit Coordinator (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Sheena Duggal

Sabre Compositing Artist

Paddy Eason

Other

Tony Eckert

Foley Mixer

Tracey Eddon

Stunts

Selwyn Eddy

Digital Matchmover

Jamie Edgell

Stunts

Belinda Edwards

Production Buyer

Andrew Eio

Computer/Video Effects Supervisior

Danny Elfman

Music

Frank Elliot

Other

Paul Elman

Assistant Film Editor (United Kingdom)

Raul Essig

Digital Effects Artist

Shaun Evans

Clapper Loader

Fernando Favila

Producer (Rob Bottin Studio)

James Feldman

Conceptual Artist (Rob Bottin Studio)

Kay Fenton

Script Supervisor

Eithne Fenwell

Chief Hair Stylist

Gustavo Ferreyra

Other

Edgardo Fimone

Original Music

Mali Finn

Casting (U.S.)

Pat Fitzsimmons

Stage Department Manager (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Thom Floutz

Makeup Artist (Rob Bottin Studio)

Jon Foreman

Model Mechanical Designer (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Dean Foster

Stunts

Scott Frankel

Digital Effects Artist

Sarah Franzl

Stunts

Kevin Fraser

Key Grip (2nd Unit)

Susy Friedman

Assistant Film Editor (Us)

Harold Fryer

Production Carpenter

Joe Fulmer

Other

Kate Garbett

Art Department Coordinator

Steve Gawley

Supervising Model Maker (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Bill Geddes

1st Company Grips

Bruce Geller

Other

Bruce Geller

Source Material

George Gibbons

Production Stagehand

Alex Gladstone

Assistant Location Manager (2nd Unit)

Dan Glass

Other

Michael Gleason

Editor

Dan B Goldman

Digital Effects Artist

John Goodson

Model Maker (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Hugh Gourlay

Location Assistant (2nd Unit) (-Scotland)

Jerry Greenberg

Editor

Peter Hanson

Studio Manager

Monika Hanzlikova

Translator (Prague Unit)

Steven Harding

Unit Production Manager

John Hardwick

Compositor

Fred Harris

Camera Crane Operator

Ruth Hasty

Post-Production Supervisor

Motoyoshi Hata

Sculptor (Rob Bottin Studio)

Ed Hawkins

Compositor

Gordon Hayman

Camera Operator

Rawdon Hayne

Other

Kate Hazell

3rd Assistant Director

Kirsten Hecktermann

Assistant Costume Designer

Dedorah Heller

Production Assistant

Geoff Heron

Other

Matthew Heron

Other

Elizabeth Heyman

Other

Kela Hicks

Production Assistant

Robin Higgs

Location Manager (2nd Unit) (-Scotland)

Robert Hill

Visual Effects Camera Assistant (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Paul Hirsch

Editor

Ed Hirsh

Visual Effects Stage Manager (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Paul Hitchcock

Executive Producer

Fred Hole

Supervising Art Director

Tracey Holmes

Other

Samir Hoon

Digital Effects Artist

Andy Hopkins

Other

Jonathan Howes

Camera Crane Operator

Peter Howitt

Set Decorator

Carlos Huante

Conceptual Artist (Rob Bottin Studio)

David Hughes

Rigging Chief Lighting Technician

George Hull

Visual Effects Art Director

Larry Huston

Other

Paul Huston

Digital Matte Artist

Thomas L Hutchinson

Supervisor

Gloria Huyck

Screenwriter

Willard Huyck

Screenwriter

Michael Jackson

Lightworks Assistant

Nicola Gregory Jarvis

Other

Chris Jenkins

Additional Mixer

Marianne Jenkins

Assistant Production Coordinator

Paul Jennings

Stunts

Eva Kadankova

Casting (Prague Unit)

Artie Kane

Orchestra Conductor

Kenneth Karman

Music Editor

Paula Karsh

Production Services

Vincent Keane

Stunts

Michael Kelem

Aerial Cameraman (Washington Unit)

Douglas Kelley

Other

Andrew Kelly

Special Effects Buyer

Susan Kelly-andrews

Digital Rotoscope & Paint

Andy Kennedy

Location Assistant (2nd Unit) (-Scotland)

Greg Killmater

Digital Effects Artist

Brian King

Video Playback Coordinator

Drew Klausner

Digital Rotoscope & Paint

Amanda Knight

Key Makeup Artist

John Knoll

Visual Effects Supervisor

David Koepp

From Story

David Koepp

Screenwriter

David Koepp

Story By

Marshall Krasser

Digital Effects Artist

Martin Krauka

Assistant Unit Manager (Prague Unit)

Jaroslav Kucera

Production Manager (Prague Unit)

Sharon Lark

Digital Effects Producer

Dick Lasley

Comceptual Artist

Angela Leaper

Electronic Editor

David Lee

Assistant Art Director

Marie Lestennet

Emmanuelle Beart'S Makeup Artist

Joe Letteri

Associate Visual Effects Supervisor

Janet Lewin

Film Group Assistant

Mark Lewis

Other

Kim Libreri

Other

James Lim

Other

Keith London

Model Maker (Helicopter Crash Unit)

Roz Lowrie

Editorial (The Computer Film Company)

Lee Lighting Ltd

Lighting Equipment Supplier

Tom Lucy

Stunts

Lidia Lukes

Assistant (To Paul Hitchcock)

Oldrich Mach Jr.

Other

Michael Mackenzie

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Mission Impossible
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Thriller
Spy
Adaptation
Release Date
1996
Production Company
1st Unit Caterers; All Effects Company, Inc.; Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Cruise/Wagner Productions (C/W Productions); Flying Pictures; Framestore Cfc; General Screen Enterprises; Industrial Light + Magic; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Paramount Pictures; Rga/La; Wescam Canada, Inc.
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures; Paramount Home Media; Paramount Pictures; United International Pictures
Location
Broken Hill, Australia; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Ghana; Los Angeles Center Studios, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Moab, Utah, USA; Naples, Italy; New South Wales, Australia; New York City, New York, USA; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Prague, Czech Republic; Rome, Italy; Shanghai, China; Spain; Sydney, Australia; USA; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Prague, Czech Republic; Colorado, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Completed shooting August 8, 1995.

Released in United States Summer May 22, 1996

Released in United States on Video November 12, 1996

Released in United States on Video November 12, 1996

Based on the Paramount Television series "Mission: Impossible" (1966-73), which aired on CBS.

Began shooting March 13, 1995.

Released in United States Summer May 22, 1996