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on January 14, 2017
Not really a huge Tom Cruise fan but love the MI movies. Love his always expressionless demeanor yet subtle sense of humor ...
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on April 22, 2017
Super movie, fast action, suspense, Tom Cruise outstanding as usual
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on July 19, 2017
Tomcruise. That is all.
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on April 11, 2017
Thank you
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on May 27, 2017
The best of the Mission Impossible movies. Rogue Nation was good but this one is still on top. Love the scenes in Dubai!
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on May 16, 2012
'Ghost Protocol' finally manages to strike the perfect Mission Impossible balance between action, drama, intrigue and thriller themes. Once again, Tom Cruise steps into the shoes of super spy Ethan Hunt who is out to save the world from the impending machinations of a raving madman. When an IMF agent is killed while trying to intercept a courier with Russian nuclear launch codes, Hunt is busted out of his undercover stunt in Moscow prison to seek out the identities of "Cobalt," the rogue unit responsible. Hunt leads a team of IMF agents into the Kremlin to retrieve confidential files on Cobalt, but the mission goes awry when someone broadcasts information on an IMF frequency and gives their position away to Russian forces. Hunt and his team narrowly escape the Kremlin, only to watch as it is destroyed by a bomb. This triggers "ghost protocol," a contingency that disavows the entire IMF. Hunt and his team are officially pinned with full blame for the failure of the Kremlin mission, but that is a smokescreen for the real operation: to quietly seek out Cobalt and put a stop to their plans for a nuclear war that they believe will cleanse the Earth for the next stage of human evolution.

It's a hokey plotline, but it sure is a lot of fun! 'Ghost Protocol' marries elements from past Mission Impossible films without falling victim to any of their inherent weaknesses. The film is more understandable and straightforward than MI:1, just as action-packed, but less shallow than MI:2, and nowhere near as dramatic and dark as MI:3. The result is a perfect concoction of impressive action sequences with a smart, snappy storyline that keeps you riveted to your seat as you wait for the next bit of secret agent mumbo jumbo or neat gadget to pop up. This is easily the best Mission Impossible film to date, and director Brad Bird should be commended for cherry-picking the best ideas from the previous 3 films, while staying close to the feel of the original TV show. Scenes at the Burj Khalifa are breathtaking and delightfully tense as Hunt scales up the side of the world's tallest manmade structure using nothing but a pair of slightly faulty (naturally) climbing gloves. The entire film is soaked with a great sense of fun, even during more tense and dramatic scenes. The addition of William Brand (Jeremy Renner) to the team seems a bit unnecessary, however, and more as a play on Renner's newfound fame to help push ticket sales. Without him, the movie wouldn't have suffered one bit. 'Ghost Protocol' is in many ways just as dumb and simple as the storyline in Mission Impossible 2, but it sets itself apart with its lighthearted tone. This is refreshing after the dramatic debacle that was Mission Impossible 3, and paves the way for a leaner, better run of sequels in the future.

On Blu-Ray, MI3 lives up to the format with an absolutely STUNNING, shimmering transfer. Color saturation is rich without going overboard, and there's not a speck of dirt anywhere except in the sandstorm scene, which requires no explanation. Details are vivid and sharp without looking harsh, and edge softness is practically nonexistent. The Dolby 7.1 TruHD soundtrack is no less amazing, with sonic perfection blanketing every single scene, no matter how loud or quiet. Attention to detail is obvious everywhere, and should please the most demanding of audiophiles who appreciate just how important sound is to a film of this caliber. Once again, Paramount continues to set standards and raise the bar for how Blu-Ray releases should be. Studios take note! Extras are mostly a standard set of behind-the-scenes documentaries that are actually quite informative, especially when detailing how some of the film's most intense sequences were filmed. There's also a host of deleted scenes, but nothing memorable. Overall, the focus of the Blu-Ray release is on enjoying the film with maximum high impact visual and sound clarity, the way it was meant to be seen. A definite winner!
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To me it has always been the theme song. I could watch just about anything to that sound track and think it was great. Fortunately we had a great film that explodes on the big screen. The gadgets were extremely high tech and I seriously doubt many of them really exist. Face scanner in a contact lens?

The opening scene of Cruise in a Serbian high security prison being broken out, was superb. It becomes a mystery that plays constantly in the back of your mind during the film. Who was the man he took with him when escaped? Where is he now? It engages you and puts your mind into the proper framework. Tom Cruise is later written off along with the IMF and must operate rouge to save the US from terrorist named Hendricks who has the Russian launch codes and plans to use them against the US. Cruise's team are the guys that just happened to be with him at the moment...with no masks! Great Stuff.

This is a good old fashion break out the tub of popcorn and enjoy the feature action-comedy-thriller. I didn't see it in IMAX, but clearly that is the way to go considering how the scenes were shot. After seeing it once, I want to see it again on the really big screen. And of course every "impossible" scene is made more complex, complicated, or twisted. Humorous and heart stopping action all in the same moment.

Good Luck.

No f-bombs, sex, or nudity.
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TOP 500 REVIEWERon August 28, 2014
Quite fun, with some very impressive, if improbable action sequences. It's been a while since
I saw a climatic fight sequence go on so long and yet never get boring.

It's a popcorn movie to be sure. The few brief attempts at emotional depth and back-story are
probably the least successful element. The over-all plot feels like a leftover from a 1980's
James Bond film. And it's not a film I can imagine the need to go back to and re-see. I
don't think there are extra layers to be uncovered, and the very nifty stunt and CGI work can't
have the same rush of adrenaline the second time around.

But the action is deftly handled, the tension level high, the images are cool, and I got
caught up in spite of myself. At least in a moment to moment way. As long as I didn't
start up my bad habit of thinking about the 'big picture'.

And I'll be honest, I'm not a 'summer blockbuster action movie' kinda guy. I'm old compared
to the key audience this is aimed at. I'm more at home with the new Woody Allen movie or
some indie drama. So take this review with the appropriate grain of salt. But that said, I
can't deny I had a good time, and smiled lot.
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Mission: Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol arrives at blu ray with AVC MPEG-4 1080p 2.35:1 encode. The transfer is simply outstanding, with inky blacks. Detail and resolution are superb, especially scenes of the cities of Budapest, Moscow, and Dubai. Primary colours pop off the screen, especially in the India sequences, inside the billionaire's home palace. Film grain is subtle, but adds a nice texture to the experience. For those weak in the stomach, beware of the sequence on the top of tower in Dubai - the realistic fall may induce motion sickness typed nausea! (5/5)


This 7.1 Dolby TrueHD soundtrack is simply outstanding. It literally opens with a bang and thrusts all listeners into the 'Mission: Impossible' universe. The soundtrack is all richly detailed, discrete and absorbing, thrusting the audience into the midst of the action. Dialogue is clear. A simply very engaging soundtrack. (5/5)


This film has grossed $692 million, the best of the 4 M:I movies.

This is Brad Bird's live-action directorial debut. His previous works included The Iron Giant, Ratatouille, and The Incredibles.

Jeremy Renner's character Brandt, was specifically created as the eventual replacement for Tom Cruise's character Ethan Hunt for when Cruise decides to step away from the franchise.

As seen in the final shot of the second theatrical trailer, a big missile flies over San Francisco and apparently heads towards the Emeryville area - the location of Pixar headquarters...attention Pixar/Disney, is it time to retaliate?

This is the first film to use the 100th Anniversary Paramount logo. Each movie in the MI series has used a different Paramount logo.

Did you know that the code Ethan uses at the pay phone to get his latest mission is actor Tom Cruise's birthday, 07362?

The high-tech car that 'Ethan Hunt' drives near the end of the film is the Vision Efficient Dynamics concept car. It is an actual prototype of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid that will enter production in late 2013. The concept car is powered by a 1.5 liter three-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine and two electric motors.

The Nuclear Launch Device used by Hendricks has a Russian keyboard, however the User Interface Screen is in English.

When Ethan is approaching Dubai by road, he is driving on the right hand side of the road. When they reach the Burj, there is a panoramic view of Dubai, the traffic is seen driving on left.

In the climax sequence, at the multilevel car park in India, all the cars are left-hand drive but in India cars are right-hand drive, like in Britain.


Thanks to a character-driven screenplay, and Brad Bird's thrilling live action filmmaking debut, Mission: Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol injects new energy and life into an aging series. It is exciting, and full of suspense...a very immersive experience, from beginning to end. Both the video and audio are top-notched and demo-worthy. I have watched this movie as demo twice already, and still enjoyed every moment of those gorgeous picture and audio. This blu ray set is highly recommended. I hope this review is helpful to you.
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