Mission Impossible franchise is an American spy film series based on a fictional secret espionage agency known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF). The lead character in the movie is played by Tom Cruise who portrays the role of agent Ethan Hunt. In every movie of the series, Ethan Hunt and his team race against time to save the world from impending disaster. The Mission Impossible movies are characterized by slick action and taut storyline. The series is considered as one of the best action franchises to date. So far six films have been released under the series and two movies are under the production. While all the six movies of the Mission Impossible series have been great hits and have been widely appreciated by the audience, each one of us has our own favourite Mission Impossible movie. We have tried to address the question regarding the best Mission Impossible movie by ranking all the six movies released so far. Check out whether our ranking matches yours.
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Ranked: All Mission Impossible Movies Ranked

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
15
5
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
PG-13
15
5

After failing to secure three plutonium cores from the Syndicate, who are now known as the Apostles, secret agent Ethan Hunt is forced to team up with Special Agent August Walker. Walker betrays Ethan and team and they must stop him and Solomon Lane from detonating nuclear bombs over the Siachen Glacier. 

Directed By:
Christopher McQuarrie
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
16
4
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
PG-13
16
4

Following a botched infiltration mission in Kremlin that ended in an explosion, the US Government initiates Ghost Protocol, disavowing Impossible Missions Force (IMF). Agent Ethan Hunt is forced to go off the grid, but must team up with other fugitive agents to clear the organization's name and apprehend a dangerous terrorist with access to Russian nuclear launch codes.

Directed By:
Brad Bird
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
15
5
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
PG-13
15
5

With the Impossible Missions Force disbanded because of recklessness, secret agent Ethan Hunt is now being hunted as a fugitive by the CIA and embarks on a personal mission to prove the existence of the Syndicate, an international rogue organization. He gathers his team and joins forces with disavowed MI6 agent Ilsa Faust, who is now a Syndicate operative.

Directed By:
Christopher McQuarrie
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
15
5
Mission: Impossible III
PG-13
15
5

Secret Agent Ethan Hunt is retired from field work but makes a comeback when one of his own student is captured by arms dealer Owen Davian. As the situation gets more dangerous, Ethan has to find out about a mysterious object code named the Rabbit's Foot, deal with IMF’s double agent and simultaneously protect his wife Julia.

Directed By:
J.J. Abrams
Mission: Impossible II (2000)
11
6
Mission: Impossible II
PG-13
11
6

Ethan Hunt returns on another mission to seize and destroy Chimera, a deadly virus, and its cure Bellerophon, both of which are in possession of rogue agent Ambrose. Ethan must infiltrate enemy stronghold with help from Nyah Hall, a skilled thief and former lover of Ambrose, before the latter sells the virus to an international terrorist group.

Directed By:
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Male Performance