• The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

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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: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy

Production Co: Red Hour Productions, Samuel Goldwyn Films

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The momentum Stiller has built up - his character's globe-trotting derring-do, the care and consideration on display in his directing - carries the movie a long way. Falling short of fantastic, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is still a fantasy to enjoy. show more

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

  • Impressive landscapes, plus Kristen Wiig's appealing Cheryl, the fellow worker who inflames Walter's passion, make the movie enjoyable enough. Yet its style is a constant bafflement. show more

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