Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One had a solid debut in North America, grossing $80 million over five days, including $54.2 million for the weekend.
The film, starring Tom Cruise and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, fell slightly below expectations but still delivered a strong opening. It received positive reviews and an A CinemaScore from audiences.
Internationally, Dead Reckoning also performed well, earning $155 million for a global total of $235 million. The franchise continues to be popular worldwide.
Meanwhile, Sound of Freedom, a faith-based political thriller from Angel Studios, debuted at number two with $25 million, adding to its early domestic total of $83 million.
Insidious: The Red Door slipped to third place in its second weekend, grossing an estimated $13 million for a cumulative total of $58.1 million.
Disney’s Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny and Pixar’s Elemental rounded out the top five at the box office.
Overall, Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One showcased the enduring appeal of the franchise, drawing in audiences both domestically and internationally.