• The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Release Date: December 25th, 2013

DVD Release Date: April 15th, 2014

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: Fantasy , Adventure , Comedy

Production Co: Red Hour Productions, Samuel Goldwyn Films

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Love, Love interest, Office, Mother, 2010s, Escape, Sister

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

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

  • 60
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Audiences willing to tune in to its blend of surreal fantasy, droll comedy and poignancy will be rewarded. show more

  • 48
    David EhrlichFilm.com

    Palpably well-intentioned, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is nevertheless phony to the core. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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