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The 6th installment in the franchise has earned 491 million yuan (RM297 million) since hitting Chinese screens on Aug 31.
Critics and audiences have warmed to the film, in which Cruise again does his own vertigo-inducing, cliff-hanging, exploding-car stunts.
The sixth instalment of the Tom Cruise spy series remains No. 1 at the box office, pocketing US$124 million in North America to date. Overseas, it has amassed over US$205 million.
Glen Powell of "Hidden Figures" fame will join Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer in a second opus devoted to the adventures of fighter pilot Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell, scheduled for release in July 2019.
Improbable? Maybe, but "Mission Impossible -- Fallout," the sixth and latest stunt-filled edition of the Tom Cruise action franchise has topped the weekend box office in North America, outperforming the five earlier "Impossibles."
Reuters spoke with the film's stunt coordinator, Wade Eastwood, who has also worked on the James Bond and Jack Reacher movies, about how stunts are devised and what drives Cruise to perform them himself.
Cruise, who is known for doing his own stunts, also races a motorbike helmet-less through oncoming traffic round Paris' Arc de Triomphe and pilots a helicopter though mountain ravines in Kashmir.
Tom Cruise returns this month for the latest stunt-packed instalment of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise.
In an ironic twist, many of this year's Razzie Awards nominees have won Oscars before.
Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan earned more than many other Hollywood's actors, to the surprise of many.