Mission: Impossible – Fallout is a 2018 American action spy film written, produced and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. It is the sixth installment in the Mission: Impossible film series, and the second film to be directed by McQuarrie after Rogue Nation (2015), making him the first person to direct more than one film in the franchise. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Michelle Monaghan, and Alec Baldwin, all of whom reprise their roles from previous films, while Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and Vanessa Kirby join the franchise. In the film, Ethan Hunt (Cruise) and his team must outrun a CIA agent (Cavill) tasked with killing them after a mission goes awry.
Talks for a sixth Mission: Impossible film began prior to the release of Rogue Nation in 2015. The film was officially announced in November 2015, with McQuarrie confirming his return as writer and director, as well as producer alongside Cruise, the sixth collaboration between the pair. Filming took place from April 2017 to March 2018, in Paris, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Norwayand the United Arab Emirates.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout had its world premiere in Paris on July 12, 2018 and is scheduled to be released in the United States on July 27, 2018. It will be the first in the series to be released in release. The film received acclaim from critics, who praised its cinematography, story, acting, action sequences, stunts, and musical score. Many have hailed it as the best installment in the series, with some considering it to be one of the greatest action films of all time.