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Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011)



Critic Consensus: Stylish, fast-paced, and loaded with gripping set pieces, the fourth Mission: Impossible is big-budget popcorn entertainment that really works.

Movie Info

This is not just another mission. The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in a global terrorist bombing plot. Ghost Protocol is initiated and Ethan Hunt and his rogue new team must go undercover to clear their organization's name. No help, no contact, off the grid. You have never seen a mission grittier and more intense than this. -- (C) Paramount

Rating: PG-13 (for sequences of intense action and violence)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense , Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Josh Applebaum , André Nemec
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 17, 2012
Box Office: $209.4M
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as Ethan Hunt

as Luther Stickell

as Leonid Lisenker

as Hendricks

as Brij Nath

as Sabine Moreau

as Trevor Hanaway

as Marek Stefanski

as The Fog

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as Prison Guard

as Control Room Guard

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as Prisoner

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as Russian Agent

as Russian Hospital Nur...

as Russian News Anchor

as Russian News Anchor

as British News Anchor

as Anna Lisenker

as Alex Lisenker

as Swedish Translator

as IMF Operator

as Dock Worker

as The Fog's Contact

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as Russian Sub Captain

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as San Francisco News A...

as Julia's Friend

as Julia's Friend

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as Julia's Friend

as IMF Secretary
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Critic Reviews for Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

All Critics (245) | Top Critics (55)

Boasting an exotic trip around the world, an engaging script, funny dialogue and spectacular stunts, "Ghost Protocol" is an adrenaline-rush adventure on a grand scale.

Full Review… | September 25, 2013

Finally an action movie that recaptures the fun and adventure of old.

Full Review… | March 4, 2013
Concrete Playground

Brad Bird takes the series up a notch with enjoyable character dynamics and a straightforward but still intriguing story featuring plenty of unique action set pieces.

Full Review… | October 2, 2012

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is the kind of lean, mean, fearless action movie that chugs along at such a high tempo, you realise when leaving the cinema that you're actually running.

Full Review… | September 28, 2012

"Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" is the best film in the series since the original. It's a fast-paced thrillride that'll keep you thoroughly engaged as it hops from one amazing sequence to the next.

Full Review… | September 18, 2012

Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol may be nothing ground-breaking but it is the best example of how to make a skillfully made action film that works because of all the right elements that are blended together to create pure adrenaline bliss.

Full Review… | September 17, 2012
We Got This Covered

Audience Reviews for Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol


The IMF are framed for an explosion in the Kremlin and the entire organisation is disavowed, leaving Ethan Hunt and his team alone to expose a fanatic bent on nuclear Armageddon as the true culprit. I've never been the biggest fan of the Mission: Impossible franchise as a whole; the first was okay at the time but looked very dated in the wake of Jason Bourne's re-energisation of the action thriller, the second was typical of John Woo's daft excesses and the third took itself way too seriously to be fun. Ghost Protocol however manages to get the balance just right; the character dynamic works much better than in the previous films, with Simon Pegg's tech geek providing plenty of amusing banter without becoming a comic stooge and there is some quite spectacular stunt work. The plot is once again little more than a series of well engineered heists, but the characters are likeable, the pacing breathless and tense and it all slots together like a quality modern day James Bond film. A pleasant surprise.

xGary Xx

Super Reviewer



Directors Cat
Directors Cat

Super Reviewer

No Plan. No Backup. No Choice.

Saw it again! Great Film! Very different yet similar from the other past films. Enjoyed it very much! Keep em coming!!!

In the 4th installment of the Mission Impossible series, Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt by the team to stop him at the Kremlin ends in a disaster, with an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF being implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to invoke Ghost Protocol, under which the IMF is disavowed, and will be offered no help or backup in any form. Undaunted, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks to Dubai, and from there to Mumbai, but several spectacular action sequences later, they might still be too late to stop a disaster.

Manu Gino

Super Reviewer

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