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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig




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In this comedic adaptation of James Thurber's short story, Ben Stiller stars as Walter, a milquetoast proofreader for a magazine publishing firm. Walter is constitutionally incapable of standing up for himself, so he retreats into his fantasy world, where he is heroic, poised, self-assured, and the master of his fate. Stiller directed from a script by Steven Conrad, with Kristen Wiig, Patton Oswalt, and Shirley MacLaine rounding out the starring cast.

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Overview

In this comedic adaptation of James Thurber's short story, Ben Stiller stars as Walter, a milquetoast proofreader for a magazine publishing firm. Walter is constitutionally incapable of standing up for himself, so he retreats into his fantasy world, where he is heroic, poised, self-assured, and the master of his fate. Stiller directed from a script by Steven Conrad, with Kristen Wiig, Patton Oswalt, and Shirley MacLaine rounding out the starring cast.

Main Cast & Crew

Ben Stiller - Director
Ben Stiller
Kristen Wiig
Sean Penn
Adam Scott
Patton Oswalt
Shirley MacLaine
Kathryn Hahn
Joey Slotnick
Adrian Martinez
Kai Lennox

 

Details

Blu-Ray Disc Format
  • Format: Blu-ray (Digital HD)
  • Run Time: 115
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 024543899471
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: PG (MPAA) (some crude comments, language and action violence)
  • Release Date: April 2014

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Movies > Comedies

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Adventure
Fantasy
Escape
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Movie Reviews

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Reviews:
"[C]omic, artful and visionary." - 09/12/2013 Rolling Stone


"Stiller plays it mostly earnest....The emotional dimension ultimately makes the film feel more substantial." - 10/05/2013 Variety


"A lyrical comic fable about releasing the exceptional qualities trapped within ordinary people....Audiences willing to tune in to its blend of surreal fantasy, droll comedy and poignancy will be rewarded." - 10/05/2013 Hollywood Reporter


"Stiller's sensibility creates a movie that's smarter than you think it will be. Kind of like Walter Mitty himself." - 12/24/2013 Los Angeles Times


"[T]he CGI is pretty nifty, and as always, Stiller throws himself into the role." - 12/24/2013 Chicago Sun-Times


4 stars out of 5 -- "[The film] packs a fairly hefty wallop of uplifting, heartfelt, inspirational joy..." - 12/23/2013 Total Film


"[The film] has a dreamy, melancholy tone..." - 12/25/2013 New York Times


"In the end, WALTER MITTY is a film about acting out our dreams." - 01/06/2014 Entertainment Weekly


3 stars out of 4 -- "In his uniquely funny and unexpectedly tender movie, Stiller takes us on a personal journey of lingering resonance." - 12/24/2013 Rolling Stone

 

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