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About the Movie
The world's greatest spy returns in the movie event of the year, M:I-2. Top action director John Woo brings his own brand of excitement to the mission that finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) partnering up with the beautiful Nyah Hall (Thandie Newton) to stop renegade agent Sean Ambrose (Dougray Scott) from releasing a new kind of terror on an unsuspecting world.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 144
- Fresh: 82
- Rotten: 62
- Average Rating: 5.9/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: It's eye candy that detonates.
Rotten: Woo lays on his own particular high-octane stylishness so thick the results edge perilously toward self-parody.
Fresh: Once Woo unleashes his bad self and ignites the proceedings here, once the glass shatters, the flames erupt, the gunshots ricochet and the doves fly, all is well with M:I-2.
Rotten: A vaguely absurd epidemiological thriller filled with elaborately superfluous setups and shamelessly stale James Bond riffs.
Great But what about the Soundtrack?
I thought this movie was fantastic, although I wish to trash i_tunes for not even having the soundtrack available. What the hell-a-roonie who picks what songs go up?
Out of place.
A silly, vastly inferior remake of Hitchcock's "Notorious", John Woo is considrably out of context with the series. Anthony Hopkins mentions this is not "Mission:Difficult", but that's exactly what this film was. Attach a flimsy virus sub-plot to the weak romance that hardly stands up to the likes of Cary Grant with Ingrid Bergman, and you have a wretched mess of things that ultimately appears to parody the series rather than continue it.
Its a well told action movie.
It may not be the smartest movie but its got great action scenes and a clearer story than the original. You should defenitly buy it.