By Wook Kim
Updated May 10, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT

Given the movie’s mega-dollar marketing plan, it’s not surprising that U2’s rhythm section could be enticed to rework Lalo Schifrin’s geek-anthem original. What is surprising is that Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton’s considerable talents could produce a cover so inert and banal. The dance-friendly beat will undoubtedly keep ”Theme From Mission: Impossible” on the charts, but in no way is this pointless remake better than the real thing. C-

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