‘Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol’ Earns Over $46 Million in IMAX

The action sequel starring Tom Cruise as IMF agent Ethan Hunt has taken in $33.1 million in domestic IMAX theaters alone.

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol earns $43 million from IMAX screenings
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol earns $43 million from IMAX screenings
IMAX Corporation and Paramount Pictures today announced that Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol The IMAX Experience, has grossed $46.1 million in IMAX theatres worldwide since the film began its early IMAX previews through Monday, January 2, 2012. The film has generated approximately $33.1 million domestically and approximately $13.0 million internationally in IMAX theatres. For the four day weekend, the film generated approximately $6.1 million domestically in IMAX theatres and generated approximately $2.7 million internationally in IMAX theatres. To date, the film has an overall gross of $367 million worldwide.

"With Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol leading the box office this Holiday season it is clear that movie-goers responded very favorably to the IMAX early engagement strategy," said IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond. "Fans and critics all over the world who previewed this blockbuster in IMAX generated the positive word-of-mouth and social media buzz that helped drive the strong box office results we see today and we believe this will continue to support the film's success throughout its run."

"We are honored that Paramount and the MI:4 filmmakers entrusted IMAX to put the picture's best foot forward and be the word-of-mouth ambassadors that separated it from the rest of the pack," said Greg Foster, Chairman and President, IMAX Filmed Entertainment. We believe the film's success demonstrates how IMAX is bringing 'must see' back to movie-going."

IMAX commented that worldwide gross box office for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 was approximately $98 million ($54.3 million domestically and $43.7 million internationally).

The IMAX release of this fourth installment of Mission: Impossible features approximately 30 minutes of scenes filmed with IMAX cameras. Exclusively in IMAX, these sequences expand to fill the entire screen, and further immerse the audience in the explosive action and vast scope of the film. One featured sequence includes the unbelievable stunt performed by Tom Cruise as he scaled the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai, providing an up-close, you-are-there experience as only IMAX can.

The IMAX release of Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol has been digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience with proprietary IMAX DMR (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

About Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name. No help, no contact, off the grid. Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol is directed by Brad Bird, in his live action film debut, and written by Josh Appelbaum & André Nemec and Christopher McQuarrie. Cruise, who produces the Mission: Impossible films, is joined by producers J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. The film will be co-financed by Skydance Productions. Jeffrey Chernov, David Ellison, Paul Schwake and Dana Goldberg are the executive producers.

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol was released December 21st, 2011 and stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Samuli Edelmann, Ivan Shvedoff. The film is directed by Brad Bird.

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  1. supermanvenom

    @zenttox Look up trolling and your name shows up lol. :)

    3 years agoby @supermanvenomFlag

  2. ZenTTox

    @supermanvenom I'm not "Trolling". It's my opinion. Try looking up "Trolling" and then try "Opinion". You will amaze yourself at the results you receive.

    3 years agoby @zenttoxFlag

  3. supermanvenom

    @zenttox You really love to troll on here huh.

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  4. ZenTTox

    Wasn't impressed with this movie. The whole "Disbanded" scenario is really old and boring.

    There were a couple scenes (Desert chase) and a few others that were of interest and Paula Patton looks amazing.

    Honestly, it's time for Cruise to retire and let Jeremy Renner become the new Ethan Hunt like they originally planned until Cruise pissed his panties and said no.

    3 years agoby @zenttoxFlag

  5. Junior Roberts

    I saw this movie in IMAX last weekend and it was INCREDIBLE. The scene were beyond beautifully rendered.

    3 years agoby @junior-robertsFlag

  6. Cartman

    IMAX is the way to experience this movie...

    I am happy MI:GP is doing good in B.O.

    3 years agoby @c-a-r-t-m-a-nFlag

  7. moviegeek

    IMAX is the way to go. Breathtaking

    3 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  8. ChiRep_1

    IMAX- 1 3D- 0

    Congrats to them, seeing it in IMAX was totally worth it.

    3 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  9. ROFLitschristian

    Not bad at all considering hat's just IMAX. Great Job, M:I.

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  10. CelluloidDreams

    I skipped IMAX to expensive!

    3 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

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