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Putting his wedding plans on hold, Agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) comes out of retirement to try to rescue an endangered colleague (Kerry Russell) from a dangerous arms dealer (Philip Seymour Hoffman). But in so doing, he puts his fiancé (Michelle Monaghan) in harm's way.
Why Is Mission Impossible 3 Rated PG-13?
Mission Impossible 3 is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of frenetic violence and menace, disturbing images and some sensuality.
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The movie opens with, and later replays, a very intense scene where a character’s life is being threatened if information isn’t provided (torturous acts and gunshots are implied but not shown). Alcoholic drinks are served at a party, and inappropriate drunken behavior is mentioned. An unmarried couple awakes in bed together (the characters’ bare shoulders are seen) and later is shown kissing and removing each other’s shirts. Espionage activities include car and helicopter chases, gunfire exchanges and explosions. Although little blood is shown, it is obvious people are killed and bodies are shown taking the impact of bullets. Hand-to-hand combat sequences are portrayed. Characters’ lives are put in peril during dangerous operations (including nearly falling from a tall building and flying aircrafts). On several occasions it is implied characters have endured torture. Medications and electrical shocks are administered both to help and harm characters. An explosive device is shot up a nostril, to be detonated at a later time. Several moderate and a few mild profanities are heard, as well as a few term of deity are uttered as expletives.
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DVD release Date: 30 October 2006
No matter what you call it, the action packed Mission Impossible III (also known as MI:III; M: I: III; Mission Impossible 3; Mission: Impossible 3) is about to break into the home entertainment market in just as many presentations. Fans can pick from full screen, widescreen, a Two-Disc Collector’s Edition, or the Ultimate Missions Collection (offering Mission: Impossible / Mission: Impossible 2 / Mission: Impossible 3 in one package). If you should choose to accept this DVD in the 2-disc version, you can expect the following: An audio commentary and Moviefone Unscripted segment with director J.J. Abrams and actor Tom Cruise, deleted scenes, trailers and a photo gallery. Bonus featurettes include, The Making of the Mission, Mission Action: Inside the Action Unit, Visualizing the Mission, and Scoring the Mission. As well, two tribute montages are provided; Excellence in Film and Generation: Cruise. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and French (Dolby Digital 5.1), with subtitles in English and Spanish.
Blu-ray Notes: Mission Impossible: Extreme Trilogy
Release Date: 6 December 2011
Mission Impossible: Extreme Trilogy Blu-ray Collection is a 3 disc set that includes:
- Mission Impossible
- Mission Impossible II
- Mission Impossible III