Tom Cruise’s ‘Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation’ Dominates with $56 Million

August 2, 2015

Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” dominated the box office this weekend with an impressive $56 million at 3,956 locations.

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The launch of “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” had been on track for an opening weekend of $40 million, according to recent studio estimates.

The fifth installment in the series, written and directed by Chris McQuarrie, finds Cruise facing off against a squad of special agents known as the Syndicate. Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner and Rebecca Ferguson also star.

The first four “Mission: Impossible” films have grossed over $2 billion. In 2011, “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” pulled in $209 million in the U.S. and $485 million internationally.