The only impossible mission many MoviePass subscribers faced this weekend was trying to buy tickets to “Mission: Impossible — Fallout.”
The all-you-can-watch subscription service, which first crashed on Thursday night after its parent company ran out of cash, never fully got back up to speed over the weekend and thus left many subscribers unable to buy tickets to the weekend’s hottest movie, according to frustrated subscribers, many of whom took to social media to vent their frustrations.
“At my local theater every single screening today is at ‘peak pricing’ … and every screening of Mission: Impossible is unavailable…” Matt Brown wrote on Twitter.
Jesse Weissman, a 24-year-old law school student from Manhattan, was just as put out, telling The Post he’s considering switching to the recently introduced service from AMC Theatres.
“It’s getting a little frustrating as a subscriber that there are changes happening almost weekly as a result of their business model failing,” he said.
On Friday, MoviePass parent Helios and Matheson Analytics admitted Thursday night’s crash happened because it ran out of money. It got an emergency $5 million loan — and everything was supposed to return to normal.
But throughout Friday and Saturday, subscribers kept getting shut out of “M:I.”
The Tom Cruise vehicle, which has been lauded by critics, narrowly missed its forecast $65 million open, delivering $61.5 million, according to BoxOfficeMojo.
It is not known if MoviePass’ troubles contributed to the underperformance. MoviePass ticket purchases represent “more than 5 percent” of US box office, the company previously told The Post.