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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013; Rated Rated PG)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
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“This is one of the more disappointing efforts of the holiday movie season. ”

-Richard Roeper

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Review

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

(2013; PG)

In theaters:
Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Genre:
Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Director:
Ben Stiller

Cast:
Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott

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Leslye said on Thursday, November 13, 2014 10:07:51 PM
Absolutely loved this movie! Just watched it a second time on HBO and enjoyed it just as much.

Chris said on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 10:07:43 AM
I absolutely loved this movie! So funny and uplifting. Truly heartwarming.

Brian said on Friday, May 16, 2014 10:54:45 PM
I liked the movie a lot.

Tyler said on Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:03:20 AM
I find your review of this movie to be a bit odd. It's almost like you don't like Ben Stiller and read into it too much. I don't think he was referring to himself with the Indiana Jones comment but more to how the character has changed.

Yes the story doesn't make much sense with digital media but that seems like a tiny thing to over look for the great story of Walter Mitty.

Mario Jimenez said on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 5:26:26 AM
RR... you need not be so critical and hard on your -self- expectations and those of your peers when you give review(s). Honestly... To this day I've yet to see the movie. The preview played during the holiday season. When I saw the preview, I researched it.... A remake for today's audience, ok. I read most comments by people that have seen this movie and have posted their take on it, their delectable witticism. I'm about to purchase this movie. Thank you Ben.

Francois Dorque said on Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:07:39 PM
I liked the part where he eats the foot long hot dog and says "it was nothing". What a guy!

Hanna D. said on Tuesday, January 07, 2014 3:27:46 PM
I actually found this film quite good - except for the fact that the volcano-eruption caused immense problems in real life and wasn't treated with the necessary seriousness. But Ben Stiller was great to watch. Actually, so were all the other actors. Good, that Adam Scott gets to shine more! Greetings from Central Europe

Jack said on Sunday, December 29, 2013 10:27:14 PM
Is Ben Stiller persona non grata among movie critics? The antipathy for this movie is astounding.

DCWhatthe said on Sunday, December 29, 2013 2:35:49 PM
I came in for the Stiller vulnerability factor.

Ben hasn't been very convincing, for many years, as a dorky loser. Because frankly, his image is too cool for that. But he still has the ability to provoke sympathy for his plight.

Yep, the story wasn't overly compelling. It was the kind of thing, where you sort of invested your attention in an account, and it pays off at the end.

For me at least, there were several "yes!" moments, near the ending, that made it worth watching. And the journey itself, was ok.

Ron said on Friday, December 27, 2013 3:44:09 PM
While I agree it's offputting when a filmmaker strokes his own ego through his movies, I didn't hear this complaint against "Don Jon." Gordon-Levitt wrote and directed a movie basically showing how he picks up gorgeous women and there are multiple lines of women telling him how sexy he is.

 
 
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