This review of "Mission: Impossible," that appears on the Epinions.com website,
explains the connection between a bible and the discovery of the "bad guy" of
"For example, Ethan's [Ethan Hunt, Tom Cruise's character in the movie] mission
was called "Job 314," and when he sees a Bible, he realizes it's a code for the
book of Job, chapter three, verse 14. He even figures out someone's e-mail
address from this quote!"
We find out the bad guy's "codename" is "Job," and Ethan starts adding it all
together to figure out the Phelps connection.
This movie review by Erik Childress on the eFilmCritic.com website explains
Jim Phelps' reaction.
"... Hunt discovers a bible in the hotel, stamped as taken from the Drake Hotel
in Chicago, where Phelps had said he had stayed on a recent mission. ... Hunt
begins to piece together that night his own way, figuring out that Phelps was
the one involved all along."
Here are the two scenes in question, first towards the beginning, then later in
How was Chicago?
Wonderful. Ran into a convention of auto
dealers at the Drake Hotel.
You knew about Jim?
Course he did. Just exactly when he knew
is something of a question. Before or
after I showed in London, mind telling
Before London. But after you took the
Bible out of the Drake Hotel in Chicago.
They stamped it, didn?t they? Those damn
The website of The Gideons International explains their connection.
"Members of The Gideons International place and distribute scriptures in 181
countries in 82 languages. We focus on five primary areas:
Hotels and Motels
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