Paramount Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed a new fully remastered Blu-ray release of the 1996 ‘Mission: Impossible’ film starring Tom Cruise in celebration of the film’s 25th anniversary this year. The 25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray will be available to own beginning May 18, 2021. Continue below to check out the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings and more.
CELEBRATE THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FILM THAT LIT THE FUSE ON ONE OF CINEMA’S BIGGEST ACTION FRANCHISES
Newly Remastered, 25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ Arrives May 18, 2021
Relive every pulse-pounding moment of the original big-screen blockbuster MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE as it celebrates its 25th anniversary with a newly remastered Collector’s Edition Blu-ray on May 18, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
Originally released on May 22, 1996, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE thrilled audiences with its breathtaking and action-packed story of secret agents and international espionage. Tom Cruise ignites the screen as IMF agent Ethan Hunt, a character that continues to capture the imaginations of fans around the world as the franchise builds toward the highly anticipated seventh installment.
Directed by Brian De Palma (The Untouchables), with a screenplay by David Koepp (Jurassic Park) and Robert Towne (Chinatown), MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE will return to select theaters for a limited run in May through Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures. Details about the theatrical run will be announced in April.
The newly remastered Collector’s Edition Blu-ray includes an exclusive car decal and a gallery of the original trailers for the first six Mission: Impossible films. The disc also includes the following previously released bonus content:
- Mission: Remarkable – 40 Years of Creating the Impossible
- Mission: Explosive Exploits
- Mission: Spies Among Us
- Mission: Catching the Train
- Mission: International Spy Museum
- Mission: Agent Dossiers
- Excellence in Film: Cruise
- Generation: Cruise
- Photo Gallery
- Theatrical Trailers
o Mission: Impossible Teaser
o Mission: Impossible Trailer
- TV Spots
Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is a top-secret agent, framed for the deaths of his espionage team. Fleeing from government assassins, breaking into the CIA’s most impenetrable vault, clinging to the roof of a speeding bullet train, Hunt races like a burning fuse to stay one step ahead of his pursuers…and draw one step closer to discovering the shocking truth.
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PARAMOUNT PICTURES PRESENTS A CRUISE WAGNER PRODUCTION A BRIAN DE PALMA FILM
JON VOIGHT EMMANUELLE BEART HENRY CZERNY JEAN RENO VING RHAMES KRISTIN SCOTT-THOMAS
and VANESSA REDGRAVE
Costume Designer PENNY ROSE Special Visual Effects and Animation by INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC
Special Make-Up Effects by ROB BOTTIN Music by DANNY ELFMAN
Executive Producer PAUL HITCHCOCK Edited by PAUL HIRSCH, A.C.E.
Production Designer NORMAN REYNOLDS Director of Photography STEPHEN H. BURUM, A.S.C.
Based on the Television Series “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE” created by BRUCE GELLER
Story by DAVID KOEPP and STEVEN ZAILLIAN Screenplay by DAVID KOEPP and ROBERT TOWNE
Produced by TOM CRUISE and PAULA WAGNER
Directed by BRIAN DE PALMA
About Paramount Home Entertainment
Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHE division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Television Studios, Paramount Players, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHE additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
Street Date: May 18, 2021
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for some intense action violence
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