Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015): Tom Cruise’s Best Opener

Tom Cruise’s and Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” has crossed the $300 million milestone at the global box office.

The fifth film in the Cruise franchise has hit $118.5 million domestically, with an additional $184.6 million from overseas markets.

It was the biggest opening for a Cruise film in 27 markets.  The movie was the first-place opening in Korea, the U.K., Mexico, Australia, Spain, Russia and Argentina and franchise-best numbers in India, Korea, the U.K., Mexico, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Russia.

International territories still to open include France, Brazil, Italy and China, launching September 8.

The worldwide total for all five “Mission:Impossible” films has topped $2.4 billion, led by $694 million for 2011’s “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol.”

Mission Impossible–Rogue Nation launched powerfully with $65 million in 40 international markets in its opening weekend, outperforming “Ghost Protocol” by 49% in the same markets.

South Korea led the way with $17.1 million — the studio’s second-biggest opening in that market after “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.”