Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol parents guide

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

It's time to go into hiding.

Overall B

In this fourth film in the franchise, agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) discovers he is on a wanted list after the Kremlin is bombed and the IMF is blamed for the attack. Now the only way to save himself and the covert organization is to team up with his other blacklisted operatives and find out who is really behind the terrorist attack.

Release date December 16, 2011

Violence C-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity B-
Substance Use B-

Why is Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence.

Run Time: 133 minutes

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Why is Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol rated PG-13? Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of intense action and violence.

Violence: Frequent violent altercations with fists, body blows, guns, bombs and other weapons occur throughout this film. Some blood effects are seen. Characters are shot on screen, including one in the head (with limited blood effects). A mother and child are held hostage after a home invasion. Characters are trapped under water in a car while others are shooting at them. Perilous moments include risk of falling from heights, detection by hostile government agents, car crashes, sand storms, and nuclear war.

Sexual Content: A woman changes her clothes in a car—we see her in her bra. A woman uses sexuality to gain information from a man. Woman wears low cut dress.

Language: Infrequent mild profanities and a single scatological term.

Drugs/Alcohol: Social drinking in some scenes. Main characters drink hard liquor after a failed mission. A secondary character is briefly seen smoking tobacco. Sleeping drugs are used to sedate characters.

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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Violence.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol"

Cast and Crew

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is directed by Brad Bird and stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol movie is April 17, 2012. Here are some details…

Note: Mission: Impossible 5-Movie Blu-ray Collection is releasing on December 15, 2015. This package features:
Mission Impossible
Mission Impossible 2
Mission Impossible 3
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Home Video Notes: Mission Impossible—Ghost Protocol

Release Date: 17 April 2012

Mission Impossible—Ghost Protocol releases to home video with the following extras:

- The feature film in Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy

- Mission Accepted

- Impossible Missions

- Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by director Brad Bird

- Alternate Opening

- Trailers

Home Video Notes:Mission: Impossible Collection
Release Date: 23 June 2015
Paramount Pictures is releasing a Mission: Impossible Collection. This four-disc box set offers Blu-ray copies of the following films in this action/adventure franchise:
Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossible 2
Mission: Impossible 3
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

Related home video titles:

This is the fourth film in this franchise. It was preceded by Mission Impossible, Mission Impossible 2, and Mission Impossible 3. (They obviously decided to get more creative with the title for this one.)

J.J. Abrams, who helped produce this movie, worked on Star Trek and Super 8 as well. Director Brad Bird has also had a hand in The Incredibles and The Iron Giant.

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