Well, it's time for Ethan Hunt to say goodbye to the operational work, he decides to start training cadets. One of the most successful super agents decided to even marry his girlfriend Julia, who is not too aware of his past life. But there is a freelance situation, in the hands of arms dealer Owen Davian, is a former student of Ethan and his colleague Lindsay Farris. The CIA chief asks Ethan for a while to leave work with the cadets and carry out the country's last task, to wrest the CIA agent from the clutches of bandits. But this task turns into a whole cycle of missions around the world, first the Vatican, then New York and Shanghai.