Mission: Impossible theme song: 8 Fun Facts

Action movies have given fans some of the most jaw-dropping and memorable theme songs. The Mission: Impossible theme is perhaps one of the most recognizable tunes in film and TV history. The rocking track drums up excitement, anticipation and when matched with Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise’s death-defying stunts, the experience is truly cinematic.

The news of NASA and Tom Cruise shooting his upcoming flick aboard the International Space Station has left fans excited. The upcoming film is reportedly NOT a sequel to Tom Cruise’s ‘Mission: Impossible’. However, this news has left fans wondering – how will the actor pull off his shoot aboard the orbiting wonder?

Nevertheless, we celebrate this news by revisiting 8 fun facts about Tom Cruise’s famous Mission: Impossible theme song. The theme song was originally composed in 1967, when Tom Cruise was only 4 years old. Argentine composer Lalo Schifrin was hired by producer Bruce Geller to write the theme song for the television series, which the franchise is based on. Watch this video to find out more.

The theme has become a go-to pop culture reference. It has also appeared in a number of TV shows and films over the years. Talking about Mission: Impossible theme song, how about you check out our 10 greatest superhero movie themes.