New Tom Cruise movie has stellar opening weekend with $56 million. The numbers are estimates. Final numbers come in Monday.
Tom Cruise is Ethan Hunt since almost 20 years now. 52-year-old Tom Cruise is apparently immune against aging. We can expect at least another 10 years of Impossible Missions.
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Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation had huge opening weekend with $56 million (estimated). It leaves Vacation and Ant-man far behind, with $14.5m and $12.6m respectively.
The previous Mission Impossible movie had a $30m opening weekend.
After IMF got dismantled by Washington officials including CIA Chief (Alec Baldwin). Hunt must face a new enemy called "The Syndicate." They built an organization similar to IMF in the shadow. There is a secret IMF counter organization, a rogue nation.
Besides Tom Cruise his IMF team members Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Ving Rhames are back in Rogue Nation.
Rebecca Ferguson joins as newcomer. Christopher McQuarrie is directing.
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The first Mission Impossible movie was released in 1996. It had the iconic action scene where Ethan Hunt was suspending from the ceiling to hack a computer. Overall the Mission Impossible Franchise has generated more than $2 billion worldwide at the box office.