Movie based on the television series finds Jim Phelps and his team charged with
stopping a traitor from stealing and selling classified material. Everything was
going well until the man they are following and all of the team are inexplicably
killed except for Ethan Hunt. Ethan then calls the Director and goes to meet him
when he discovers that the whole mission was to ferret a mole that they have been
suspicious of for some time. The Director shows evidence that hints that Ethan's
the one they have been looking for but Ethan knows that he is not, so he escapes.
Ethan then arranges to meet the buyer and whom he warns against using the material
he has and when they meet he offers to get what he paid for in exchange for telling
whom the mole is. Ethan, along with Phelps' wife Claire recruits two disavowed
agents to help him which won't be easy.