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* ''Mission: Impossible 7'' (2021)
* ''Mission: Impossible 8'' (2022)


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* ''Mission: Impossible 7'' (2021)
* ''Mission: Impossible 8'' (2022)


** Just like the series, every movie has a mission briefing that ends with the device giving them their orders self-destructing. Jokingly played with in the fourth, where one device fails to detonate and Ethan has to [[PercussiveMaintenance slam it to get it to work.]]
*** Also {{Foreshadowing}} since from that point on, pretty much anything that can go wrong with the mission, does.

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** Just like the series, every movie has a mission briefing that ends with the device giving them their orders self-destructing. Jokingly played with in the fourth, where one device fails to detonate and Ethan has to [[PercussiveMaintenance slam it to get it to work.]]
*** Also {{Foreshadowing}}
work]]. It also acts as {{Foreshadowing}}, since from that point on, pretty much anything that can go wrong with the mission, does.


*** Also {{Foreshadowing}} since from that point on, pretty much anything than can go wrong with the mission, does.

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*** Also {{Foreshadowing}} since from that point on, pretty much anything than that can go wrong with the mission, does.


* RevolvingDoorCasting: Each film pretty much jettisons the previous one's entire surviving supporting cast ([[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome sometimes without even mentioning them]]) with the exception of Tom Cruise and Ving Rhames who have appeared in every film in the franchise. This fits with the original concept from the TV series in which [=IMF=] teams were supposed to be assembled on a per-mission basis from a pool of available operatives.
** Extends to behind the camera when you throw in the fact the first five films have different directors using completely different styles. But then the sixth has the same guy at the helm... using a whole different crew to ensure the film still felt different from the predecessor.
** The transition from ''III'' to ''Ghost Protocol'' is a little less jarring, as there is less turn-over in characters (Benji stays), and plot and staff (Creator/JJAbrams). The fifth film averts it completely, as the entire IMF team from ''Ghost Protocol'' returns, with the exception of Luther subbing in for Jane.
** ''Fallout'' keeps up the continuity, losing only Brandt but Ilsa Faust returns, although still working on her own.
** And the absence of Nyah, Zhang Lei, and Jane is the result of their actresses being unavailable, rather than a conscious decision to nix the character.

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* RevolvingDoorCasting: Each film RevolvingDoorCasting:
** The first three films
pretty much jettisons jettison the previous one's entire surviving supporting cast ([[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome sometimes without cast, [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome not even mentioning them]]) them]], with the exception of Tom Cruise and Ving Rhames who have appeared in every film in the franchise. This fits with the original concept from the TV series in which [=IMF=] teams were supposed to be assembled on a per-mission basis from a pool of available operatives.
operatives.
** Extends to behind the camera when you throw in the fact the first five films have different directors using completely different styles. But then Even the sixth has film, the same guy at the helm... using first one to have a recurring director (Christopher [=McQuarrie=]), uses a whole different crew to ensure the film still felt feels different from the its predecessor.
** The transition from ''III'' to ''Ghost Protocol'' is a little less jarring, as there is less turn-over in characters (Benji stays), and plot and staff (Creator/JJAbrams). The fifth film ''Rogue Nation'' averts it completely, as the entire IMF team from ''Ghost Protocol'' returns, with the exception of Luther subbing in for Jane.
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Jane. ''Fallout'' keeps up the continuity, losing only Brandt Brandt, but Ilsa Faust returns, although still working on her own.
** And Even with the absence of Nyah, [[Film/MissionImpossibleII Nyah]], [[Film/MissionImpossibleIII Zhang Lei, Lei]], and Jane is [[Film/MissionImpossibleGhostProtocol Jane]], it was the result of their actresses being unavailable, rather than a conscious decision to nix the character.


* RecruitingTheCriminal: Sort of a RecurringElement:

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* RecruitingTheCriminal: Sort of a RecurringElement:RecruitingTheCriminal:


* OutrunTheFireball: In the first film, [[spoiler:Ethan out''jumped'' a fireball (specifically, he used the explosive force to throw him back to a train).]]

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* OutrunTheFireball: OutrunTheFireball:
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In the first film, [[spoiler:Ethan out''jumped'' a fireball (specifically, he used the explosive force to throw him back to a train).]]


* RatedMForManly: Specially because Ethan is really macho due to all the unbelievable stuff he manages to go through.

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* RatedMForManly: Specially Especially because Ethan is really macho due to all the unbelievable stuff he manages to go through.


* RatedMForManly: Specially because Ethan is really macho due to all the unbelievable stuff he manages to go through.



** Extends to behind the camera when you throw in the fact the first five films have different directors using completely different styles. But then the sixth has the same guy at the helm.

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** Extends to behind the camera when you throw in the fact the first five films have different directors using completely different styles. But then the sixth has the same guy at the helm.helm... using a whole different crew to ensure the film still felt different from the predecessor.


A series of action thriller films [[TheFilmOfTheSeries based on the spy TV series]] ''Series/MissionImpossible'' and produced by Creator/{{Paramount}}. The movies were made as continuations of the original, meaning they were not repeats of the same characters but mostly new characters working for the same agency.

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A series of action thriller films [[TheFilmOfTheSeries based on on]] the spy {{spy|fiction}} TV series]] series ''Series/MissionImpossible'' and produced by Creator/{{Paramount}}. The movies were made as continuations of the original, meaning they were not repeats of the same characters but mostly new characters working for the same agency.


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Creator/TomCruise headlines each film as ace IMF agent Ethan Hunt and Creator/VingRhames plays Luther Stickell, Ethan's go-to guy for MissionControl and computer hacking. Each film outlines an ImpossibleMissionCollapse of varying kinds and it usually involves the heroes trying to fix the mess that has developed (often with regular violence, something the original show purposefully avoided).

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Creator/TomCruise headlines each film as ace IMF agent Ethan Hunt and Creator/VingRhames plays Luther Stickell, Ethan's go-to guy for MissionControl and computer hacking. Each film outlines an ImpossibleMissionCollapse of varying kinds and it usually involves the heroes trying to fix the mess that has developed (often with regular violence, something the original show purposefully avoided).


A series of action thriller films [[TheFilmOfTheSeries based on the on the spy TV series]] ''Series/MissionImpossible'' and produced by Creator/{{Paramount}}. The movies were made as continuations of the original, meaning they were not repeats of the same characters but mostly new characters working for the same agency.

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A series of action thriller films [[TheFilmOfTheSeries based on the on the spy TV series]] ''Series/MissionImpossible'' and produced by Creator/{{Paramount}}. The movies were made as continuations of the original, meaning they were not repeats of the same characters but mostly new characters working for the same agency.


** ''Mission: Impossible - Fallout'': [[spoiler: [[PunchClockVillain August]] [[AntiVillain Walker]]]] and [[EvilIsPetty Solomon Lane, again]].

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** ''Mission: Impossible - Fallout'': [[spoiler: [[PunchClockVillain [[TheMole August]] [[AntiVillain Walker]]]] and [[EvilIsPetty Solomon Lane, again]].

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-->''"This message will self-destruct in five seconds."''


A series of films [[TheFilmOfTheSeries based on the on the spy TV series]] ''Series/MissionImpossible'' and produced by Creator/{{Paramount}}. The movies were made as continuations of the original, meaning they were not repeats of the same characters but mostly new characters working for the same agency.

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A series of action thriller films [[TheFilmOfTheSeries based on the on the spy TV series]] ''Series/MissionImpossible'' and produced by Creator/{{Paramount}}. The movies were made as continuations of the original, meaning they were not repeats of the same characters but mostly new characters working for the same agency.

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