Tom Cruise enjoys a large following in India. The first day collection of his new movie Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One is proof of this. The seventh part of the action-packed drama franchise reportedly minted more than Rs. 12 crores in all languages in India on the opening day. Christopher McQuarrie has directed the spy action movie, also starring Hayley Atwell. The film follows 60-something Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team as they work to take down a mysterious and all-powerful artificial intelligence force called ‘The Entity’.
Variety reported that ‘MI 7’ is expected to earn around $85 million (roughly Rs. 697 crore) to $95 million (roughly Rs. 779 crore) in North America and $160 million (roughly Rs. 1313 crores) internationally in its first five days. release This would result in a global opening of $250 million (roughly Rs. 2,052 crore). Mission: Impossible: Fallout currently holds the record with $61 million (roughly Rs. 500 crores), followed by 2000’s Mission: Impossible II with $57.8 million (roughly Rs. 474 crores), according to Variety.
‘MI 7’ faced many setbacks caused by COVID-19 during its multi-year shoot. Filming was suspended at least five times due to the pandemic, with Cruise and writer-director Christopher McQuarrie eventually contracting the disease, with audio of Cruise insisting the crew abide by COVID restrictions went viral. The movie finally hit theaters on July 12.
On returning to the ‘Mission Impossible’ franchise, Cruise told The Hollywood Reporter: “We talked about it. We dream of it. It is very, very special. On Top Gun: Maverick, they kept pushing the movie and promoting the movie, and for (McQuarrie) and myself, this is a very ambitious movie. And it was a very difficult film to produce, and then it all happened, and it was even more difficult. So to have this response… is very, very special.”
Asked if he felt pressure for his latest film to do well at the box office, Cruise said: “I’m going to make the best movies I can make, and I want all of them to do well, and I want all of the other movies to do well. movies to make it work well. He added: “I think of a movie in terms of quality and longevity, I put everything into it. So really, my job is to try to make the best movie that I can to entertain the audience in that particular genre.” Hollywood lovers have high expectations for the film, as it was released in theaters at a time when several summer blockbusters underperformed at the box office, including The Flash, Elemental and Indiana Jones and the Dial of destiny.