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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Tom Cruise
Ving Rhames
Laurence Fishburne
Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
Michelle Monaghan
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Maggie Q
Billy Crudup
Directors
J J Abrams
Screenwriters
J J Abrams
Alex Kurtzman
Robert Orci
Running Time
126 minutes

Mission: Impossible III
The third in the blockbuster Cruise franchise.


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Mission: Impossible III

Plot
Ethan Hunt (Cruise), retired from active duty and recently engaged to the lovely Julia (Monaghan), returns to action when an IMF agent he trained is captured. but when Hunt’s attempts to snare evil arms dealer Owen Davian (Hoffman) that goes violently wrong,events spirals back toward the innocent Julia, who suffers under the illusion her fiancé works in transport.


Verdict
An inspired middle-hour pumped by some solid action gives you an idea how good the franchise could be, but we now live in a post-Bourne, recalibrated-Bond universe, where Ethan Hunt looks a bit lost.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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