After a blistering start in China last weekend, Mission: Impossible – Fallout has pushed its global haul to $726.6 million, making it not only the highest-grossing instalment in the spy series, but also the biggest movie of Tom Cruise’s career to date.
Fallout has earned $212.1 million domestically (leaving it just a shade behind Mission: Impossible II on $215.4 million), with a further $514.5 million internationally, including $137.7 million from 10 days in China.
Cruise’s previous record earner was 2011’s Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol on $694.7 million, while Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation is the only other film of his to have passed the $600 million mark, earning $682.7 million back in 2015.
Globally, the Mission: Impossible franchise now stands on $3.5 billion across all six entries.
The best intentions often come back to haunt you. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and Vanessa Kirby also join the dynamic cast with filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie returning to the helm.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout sees Tom Cruise joined by returning stars Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Alec Baldwin, Sean Harris and Michelle Monaghan, along with new additions Henry Cavill (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Sian Brooke (Sherlock), Angela Bassett (American Horror Story) and Vanessa Kirby (The Crown).