Mission: Impossible 2
Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)

Director John Woo brings Hong Kong-style martial arts action to this comic book-flavored sequel that eschews the complicated plot and political maneuverings of its predecessor in favor of pure, adrenaline-charged thrills. Tom Cruise returns… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 7, 2000
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Your cranium may crave more substance, but your eyes will feast on the amazing action sequences.

Dennis Harvey

Woo lays on his own particular high-octane stylishness so thick the results edge perilously toward self-parody.

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

Despite Cruise's attempts here to be Byronic, there's something strenuous about his soulfulness; he turns everything, even repose, into calisthenics.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Good thrill ride of a movie for teens and older.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

For all my profound reservations about the whole project, I wound up liking it more, or, at least disliking it less, than I had anticipated. Thandie Newton is the biggest reason.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

It's fun. It's laughable. It has moments of excitement, moments of sheer idiocy and moments of sheer idiotic excitement.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

This will go down on my list as the better sequels.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

Woo's hysterically hyper visuals and boytoy gimmickry can't camouflage the emptiness of the enterprise.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

A strained sequel to a feature rip-off of an old television show with a stealable theme song. On screen and off, no one's getting marks for originality here.

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Rob Gonsalves

Here, Woo just seems to fall back on slow-mo whenever he gets bored, which apparently is often.

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Candy Rose
Ethan (Tom Cruise) is sent to Sydney to find and destroy a GM disease. Not as good as the first one. Motorbike stunts are cool!
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Chris Weber
I actually do like this movie, because it does have it's merits, but I think it went in the wrong direction this time around. First of all, John Woo is a… More
xGary Xx
Ethan Hunt recruits the skills of a beautiful jewel thief to recover a lethal virus that was stolen by a rogue IMF agent. Brian De Palma's attempt to make… More
Phil Hubbs
Well if you like Mr Woo then your in for a treat, the whole film is a slow motion action fest with every trade mark Woo can muster from his Eastern flick back… More