Mission Impossible: Fallout Sets Franchise Box Office Record With $61.5million Opening Weekend

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Mission Impossible: Fallout

Mission Impossible: Fallout Sets Franchise Box Office Record With $61.5million Opening Weekend

Coming on the heels of stellar reviews and great word of mouth, Mission Impossible: Fallout dominated at the weekend box office.

domination resulted in Tom Cruise and company set a new record for the franchise’s Friday to Sunday opening by raking-in $61.5million in North America, according to Entertainment Weekly.

The action-thriller also posted huge numbers overseas, earning another $92million to bring the total global take to $153.5million.

Mission Impossible: Fallout

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Rogue Nation, which was released in 2015, had a solid $55.5million U.S. launch and wound up with $195million domestically and $682.7million worldwide.

Mission Impossible II had held the best opening weekend for the franchise with $57.8million back in 2000. It went on to gross  $215.4 million in North America and $546.3 million worldwide.

Tom Cruise scored another victory at the box office with Fallout.

The film opened in theaters Thursday night and made $6million, which is a new record for the 56-year-old superstar.

‘Tom Cruise has proven time and time again that when it comes to action, he is one of the most dependable stars out there,’ Paramount domestic distribution chief Kyle Davies told Sorce.

  • Initial release: 25 July 2018 (Indonesia, Nigeria)
  • Director: Christopher McQuarrie
  • Budget: $178 million
  • Producers: Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, Dana Goldberg, J.J. Abrams, David Ellison, Don Granger
  • Production companies: Paramount Pictures, Alibaba Pictures, Bad Robot Productions, Skydance Media
  • Music by
    Lorne Balfe

Cast:

  • Tom Cruise
  • Henry Cavill
  • Ving Rhames
  • Simon Pegg
  • Rebecca Ferguson
  • Sean Harris
  • Angela Bassett
  • Vanessa Kirby
  • Michelle Monaghan
  • Wes Bentley
  • Frederick Schmidt
  • Alec Baldwin
  • Liang Yang
  • Kristoffer Joner
  • Wolf Blitzer
  • Raphael Joner
  • Andrew Cazanave Pin
  • Christophe de Choisy
  • Raphael Desprez
  • Jean Baptiste Fillon
  • Max Geller
  • Olivier Huband
  • Vincent La Torre
  • Thierry Picaut
  • Alexandre Poole
  • Guy Remy
  • Alix Bénézech
  • Joey Ansah
  • Velibor Topic
  • Dean Ashton
  • Dj Harvey
  • Grahame Fox
  • Charlie Archer
  • Caspar Phillipson
  • Lolly Adefope
  • Ffion Jolly
  • Russ Bain
  • Nigel Allen
  • Tracey Saunders

 

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