We are just a year away from the most awaited seventh Mission: Impossible movie, Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One. The film wrapped up filming last September and according to recent reports they already started working on the Dead Reckoning Part Two.
Earlier this year, our beloved star Tom Cruise revealed the names during CinemaCon’s Paramount Pictures panel and now the biggest question among fans is Top Gun: Maverick is Tom Cruise’s most successful billion-dollar movie, can Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One repeat this box office success?
Sources unrevealed that the next two movies are the “culmination” of Tom Cruise’s role. In a recent interview, it was said that Part one is going to end on a cliffhanger, and Tom Cruise wants to finish part two before the seventh film is released. The idea behind this is to set the transition between the two movies to look seamless. Reports also say that in February, the eighth film was about to start production in South Africa.
Will Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Give Tom Cruise Another Billion Dollar Movie?
Recently on Twitter, Christopher McQuarrie shared a new still from Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning and fans are already predicting, that Top Gun: Maverick which made a billion dollars at the box office, and now Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One will also follow the same path and could make the actor another billion in 2023. Some other fans took on Twitter and shared different opinions and even said that this movie can’t beat the success rate of Top Gun: Maverick.
I wonder if the upcoming Mission Impossible movies will do as well at the box office as Top Gun Maverick
— Samantha J. Foster Composer (@sjfostersound) August 26, 2022
This better be the best film in the series
— Dami (@KingDami5299) August 26, 2022
The next mission impossible dead reckoning movie is going to be another masterpiece. It will probably make a billion like Top gun maverick.
— Thomas Gent (@Thomasgent21) August 23, 2022
If Top Gun: Maverick is this much fun, imagine how Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning will be…
— raul-o (@mcstarken) August 23, 2022
Just saw Top Gun:Maverick. Again 💕. So brilliant. Saw the trailer for Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part 1. Yay 👏👏💕💕. July 2023 release . Boooooo 😆👎👎
— @Michellesince66 (@Michellesince66) August 21, 2022
Earlier, Top Gun: Maverick earned over $679 million in North America, overtaking Infinity War which made $678 million at the box office. If we talk about Globally, Top Gun: Maverick is the 13th highest-grossing film and earned 1.379 billion yet. We can’t deny that Mission Impossible movies have been gaining more attention with bigger and bigger box office hits, so the series could be expected to make a billion dollars with the upcoming sequel because it holds the record of pretty impressive in its financial performance.
Mission: Impossible Director Reveals Meaning Behind Dead Reckoning Titles
With the guidance of Christopher McQuarrie handling the next two installments. In a recent chat show holding a Mission: Impossible podcast, he revealed the meaning behind the ‘Dead Reckoning’ title. He said:
“When I came up with the title, I knew it applied more to Part Two than it did to Part One, which is why it eventually settled on being Part One and Part Two. The title for the first movie was nearly … a title that referred to something like a Ghost Protocol kind of thing, it was a government policy – It wasn’t a government policy, it was a government, what would you call it? A government measure of last resort, with catastrophic consequences. By the time we got to the end of Part One, that had distilled down into an entirely different set of circumstances that appear in Part Two and not in Part One. So, the word would no longer have been appropriate for the title of Part One.”
Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One is set to release on 14 July 2023.