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PG| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller), an employee at Life magazine, spends day after monotonous day developing photos for the publication. To escape the tedium, Walter inhabits a world of exciting daydreams in which he is the undeniable hero. Walter fancies a fellow employee named Cheryl (Kristen Wiig) and would love to date her, but he feels unworthy. However, he gets a chance to have a real adventure when Life's new owners send him on a mission to obtain the perfect photo for the final print issue.

Cast: Ben Stiller , Kristen Wiig , Shirley MacLaine , Adam Scott , Kathryn Hahn , Sean Penn , Patton Oswalt , Adrian Martinez

Director: Ben Stiller

Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Release Date: December 25th, 2013|1 hr. 54 min.

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  • In his uniquely funny and unexpectedly tender movie, Stiller takes us on a personal journey of lingering resonance. show more

  • If, while watching The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, you start wondering why Ben Stiller is acting strange, the answer comes during the closing credits: "Directed by Ben Stiller." show more

  • By trying to combine fantasy and romance with goofy humor, globe-trotting adventure and feel-good inspiration, Stiller has made Mitty a mixed bag of clashing tones and facile redemption. show more

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Kristen Wiig on 'Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' Her Future as a Director, and Life After 'Bridesmaids'

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Drew Taylor on Dec 24th, 2013 12:00PM

Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images It's been a little while since mainstream audiences have seen Kristen Wiig. After the breakout success of 2011's "Bridesmaids," Wiig has kept something of a low prof...

Ben Stiller on 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' That Memorable Title Sequence, and 'Zoolander 2'

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Drew Taylor on Dec 23rd, 2013 4:00PM

Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," directed by and starring Ben Stiller, is about a man (the titular Mitty) who often loses himself in vivid flights of fancy that he...

'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Review: 10 Things to Know About Ben Stiller's Fantastical Comedy

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Drew Taylor on Dec 23rd, 2013 10:00AM

Fox Usually, when Christmastime rolls around, Ben Stiller finds himself in a franchise film, either one of the "Night at the Museum" movies (the third one is out next year) or the series based aroun...

'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Preview: Ben Stiller's Been There, Done That (EXCLUSIVE)

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Kelly Woo on Nov 20th, 2013 5:30PM

Walter Mitty is so hapless, he can't even leave a wink. In this clip from "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," Walter (Ben Stiller) calls up eHarmony with a problem. "I can't seem to leave a wi...

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