'Run' Filmmakers on Their Cinematic Influences, the Film 'Mission: Impossible' Moment, and More. Mission: Impossible is Searching director Aneesh Chaganty favorite film franchise, so it not a surprise that he uses imagery from that movie to describe the centerpiece action sequence in his newest thriller, Run. In a recent interview, Chaganty told me that one of his movie biggest camera moves 'was intentionally supposed to evoke the pullout of Tom Cruise on the Burj Khalifa.
'But Mission: Impossible was not on the primary list of cinematic inspirations for this nail-biter of a story about a wheelchair-using teenager (Kiera Allen) who finds herself essentially trapped in her own house by her overbearing mother (Sarah Paulson), who harboring a dark secret. I know you and Sev watched a ton….