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In order to have sufficient air to breathe in underwater situations, the air is very highly pressurized (3000 psi on average). The first and second stage of the scuba regulator work to reduce the level of the pressure to the ambient level for the person using the air. In order to hold that high-pressure air, it's necessary that the container be made of ...


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There's a Post online exists similar to your question. How Tom Cruise Did That Insane Plane Stunt For Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation How did this stunt actually get done? The star and director Christopher McQuarrie have revealed all in a recent interview. The filmmaker explained, "While searching for different locations, the ...


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No. German actor Andreas Wisniewski starred in both franchises (and in Die Hard!). He is best known for his portrayal of Necros in the 1987 Bond film The Living Daylights and as Max's henchman in the 1996 blockbuster Mission: Impossible, and as one of Hans Gruber's (Alan Rickman) henchmen, Tony, in the 1988 blockbuster Die Hard. Update: Actress Michelle ...


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Yes, Vanessa Kirby confirmed herself: Talking to Digital Spy, The Crown's Vanessa Kirby has revealed that her enigmatic character, the White Widow, is the daughter of arms dealer Max, played by Vanessa Redgrave, in the first movie. - digitalspy


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"He relies on luck", might not be the right choice of words here. I would like to put as "He takes huge risks and he is not afraid of taking on these insanely difficult tasks" In other words, he attempts things, which seem impossible. Hence the name Mission Impossible. In MI 2, we have the rock climbing scene, where he slips and almost falls, but he ...


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Wikipedia to the rescue. On its page "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol", we have: Bird, having directed several Disney and Pixar films and short films, incorporated the trademark "A113" into the movie on two separate occasions. The first is the design print on Agent Hanaway's ring during the flashback sequence, and the second being when Hunt calls in ...


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As a character The main problem is the existence of the movie myth that suppressors (often called "silencers") can kill all of the sound of a gun... in fact, they do not "silence" a gunshot. It "suppresses" the sound, meaning it reduces the sound but does not make it go away completely. An unsilenced gunshot is around 140 to ...


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Firefighters use composite pressure tanks that are quite light, so there's no problem with finding non-metallic construction that will withstand SCUBA class pressures. No, the problem is with the "take it down with you" part. Those firefighter cylinders weight very little in air, but in water they will have negative weight. That is, they float. In fact, a ...


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The Apostles had the plutonium the entire time after the alley scene Initially, John Larke and the Apostles were not working together. The Apostles were clients of Larke. The White Widow had brokered a deal between the Apostles and John Larke for plutonium. Though do to the nature of this business, all communication is through the White Widow. Presumably ...


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Interesting article on it. The stunt first required Cruise to jump off a 120-foot ledge (the bottom was all CGI, but he really did the jump). Then, in an underwater set that was filled 20 feet high with water, Cruise had to hold his breath as he acted out the scene. Basically, he did all that scene underwater. It was mostly practical with some cgi to add ...


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Homer's Odyssey is the story of Homer's long struggle to return home after the Trojan war. In Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Hunt is being hunted and he is far away from home. This is just a simple throwback to MI:5 by Christopher McQuarrie. Tom Cruise says to the Telegraph “At the beginning of the film, the book The Odyssey was chosen for a very ...


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Ethan works at the Impossible Mission Force (IMF), which in the movie is a US government office that use the services when even the CIA can't interfere in black ops. Why the IMF isn't public like the CIA? The IMF is a specialized group of expert agents that remain hidden from the public eyes. If the IMF were revealed to exist, the United States would be ...


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Chief Atley is Ilsa Fausts handler - as such, it is he who gave her the mission. Your confusion comes from the fact that you believe Chief Atley is acting against his own interests, but he isn't. We find out shortly before the film's finale that the Syndicate was a secret organisation put together by Atley that would give the Prime Minister of the UK ...


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Well, I'd dare to say their relationship was never that strong and it certainly didn't get better from her engagement with Ethan, may that have been staged at the beginning. When she approaches Jim (or rather Ethan in the Jim costume, with the real Jim eavesdropping from behind) at the start of that scene, she pleads for him to leave Ethan alive, although ...


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In short: spy movies like the Mission: Impossible series are designed more as action movies to entertain people for a few hours, and not meant to be taken seriously in any way. Many action films in the spy film genre rely on super high tech that doesn't actually exist. It's designed to show how "advanced" this particular spy or government agency is, and isn'...


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I'm not sure he actually was able to do anything else than just lie around. If I remember correctly he fell from a huge height (or rather jumped off himself in order to nobly sacrifice himself for the cause), in order to make the detonator (or whatever it was in particular) unreachable from Ethan for the few seconds that remained. So I'm sure he wasn't able ...


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Non metallic circuits are possible, but mostly improbable in practical or consumer levels. It's relatively new. First part already has consumer usage. OLEDS, Organic Light Emitting Diodes are non metallic screen technology. Can be organic or polymer based. Second is ORBs, Organic Radical Batteries, or a newer tech/version, Organic Redux Flow Batteries. ...


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Jack's basically warning him that's it's dangerous with a playful schoolyard phrase. Originally, this is supposed to be a play on Spanish goodbye phrases Hasta la vista, Hasta luego and Hasta manana ('Goodbye', 'till we meet again' and 'until tomorrow') with the childish twist of turning it into a food item and tacking a rhyme on in the end. It's similar to ...


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I would say you could watch it without knowing anything about the previous films. There isn't much continuation from the previous films. What little there is is pretty much explained. Although, the biggest plot point is the origin of the Apostles who are the main antagonists of MI: Fallout. Spoilers for MI: Rogue Nation and small spoilers for MI: Fallout ...


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The secretary was in Moscow for the official ceremony. But following that, his activities and meeting with Ethan Hunt was classified and secret. I'm guessing he was not supposed to be there in Kremlin. So if he was killed, then the Government would have to explain what he was still doing there. The assailants got rid of the body later on, which only made ...


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I believe that the IMF (Impossible Missions Force, not the International Monetary Fund) had already been disavowed (by activating the Ghost Protocol) by the US government when the secretary was killed. The Russians were operating under the belief that the IMF was responsible for the Kremlin bombing and, with the USA cutting the IMF off (which only served ...


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I am pretty sure the asker is asking about the Mission Impossible film series because there was no character named Ethan Hunt in the the TV series. Ethan hunt was the name of the IMF operative in the film series. The films feature Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, an IMF agent. And in the film series, he never refused a mission, we know that.


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Totally Agree with Sanpaco's comment - that scene was there for increasing tension of action as well August dived there recklessly and was struct by lightning. Additionally, I don't think August really knows that he was struck by lightning and passed out, nor that Hunt actually saved him by providing his oxygen tank. You can see that in the dialog after ...


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No spy worth his weight in bullets would begin a mission without a thorough briefing. But ”Mission: Impossible 2,” the $90 million spy thriller starring Tom Cruise, started filming without a finished script. What’s more, Robert Towne (the sole writer to receive screenplay credit) says he was making changes to his work during the editing process as recently ...


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..and clearly shows that the one leaving the room is Benji, not the real Solomon. Since Benji in the mask is identical to Solomon this is not the case. We don't see Benji leave the room as such... we him stand up (which he would have to do to swap with Solomon), the next time it's just someone who looks like Solomon that we are supposed to think is Benji. ...


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Benji Dunn: According to one of these e-mails, your Mr.Davian is going to attend a function in tomorrow afternoon at one Vatican City. Luther: What the hell's Davian doing in Vatican? Benji: Well, it's all got to do with "the Rabbit's foot". Ethan: What is that? Benji: I'm assuming it is a kind of code-word for a deadly weapon, something ...


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Well from the opening scene of MI1, it shows that Ethan Hunt’s pay grade in 1996 is GS-17, Grade 9. From Wikipedia we know that there were three GS "supergrades" (GS-16, GS-17 and GS-18)in the US. Also, the highest grade nowadays is GS-15 and I think maybe it worths GS-14 Grade 9 in 2019, which’s $111640/year.


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Was he the Secretary beforehand and was in on it from the start and helping them (Ethan and team) to pull out a bluff to go undercover? No. Wikipedia makes this clear. The whole IMF (which seems to be a fairly large organisation) was disbanded and incorporated into the CIA. CIA Director Alan Hunley and IMF Field Operations Director William Brandt ...


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