Box Office News
In limited IMAX release of just 425 locations in North America, it earned $12.8 million over its opening weekend which topped Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason's record of $8.7 million for the highest-grossing opening weekend in less than 600 theaters.
Internationally, on the other hand, it pulled in great numbers which placed it in the no.1 spot for the Dec. 15-18 2011 weekend. It debuted to an estimated $69.5 million in 42 markets which represented approximately 70 percent of the marketplace. The film scored No.1 debuts in South Korea ($11.1 million), Japan ($9 million), Australia ($4.2 million), Germany ($3.8 million), and Russia ($6.1 million). In the UAE, where many buffs gathered to see Tom Cruise climb the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the film set the all-time opening record with $2.4 million from just 27 locations for a per-theater average around $90,000. It also earned a huge $4 million in India, which is more than four times the opening of Mission: Impossible III in India.Worldwide Forecast: $463 million
A great movie worth watching... incredibly suspenseful and keeping you on the edge of your seat. Full of spectacles that can please anyone. It improves from the other predecessors with a great story line, in action sequences, and novel and interesting technology. It has just enough humor that allows a consummate film experience which allows the movie-watchers to feel a certain degree of relief and expectancy for another sequel. Not only is it action-packed but it also has many other romantic moments that can also extend to more avid buffs. Through such romantic episodes it can allow a more powerful and heart-trending experience. With all such genres, MI4 also shows off his impressive gamut in cultures. For me movies are an area of entertainment and novelty. And in this case, this movie was capable of sending me everywhere; it passed all expectations. You can see Russia's monuments, Dubai's Burj Khalifa, and India's lavish and sumptuous parties. Other interesting aspects were the cars; the BMW in this movie was incredibly and stylishly designed. Its a movie loaded with everything movie-goers would want. Highly entertaining...Worth the tickets...