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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

(DVD - 2014 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
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Watch the classic story by James Thurber, about a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.
Title: The secret life of Walter Mitty
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [Publisher not identified],, [2014]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 114 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in.,rda
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1,rda
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 2.0,rda
widescreen (2.40:1),24 fps,rda
laser optical,NTSC,rda
video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
Based on the short story by James Thurber
Special features: The Look of Life; The music of Walter Mitty; Sights and sounds of production; Still gallery
Summary: Watch the classic story by James Thurber, about a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.
Audience: MPAA Rating: PG; for some crude comments, language and action violence CHV rating: PG
Alternate Title: Walter Mitty
Mitty
Statement of Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Samuel Goldwyn Films/Red Hour Films production ; produced in association with New Line Cinema ; a Ben Stiller film ; directed by Ben Stiller ; screen story and screenplay by Steven Conrad ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., John Goldwyn, Stuart Cornfeld, Ben Stiller
Distributor: Beverly Hills, California :, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,, [2014]
Credits: Music supervisor, George Drakoulias ; music, Theodore Shapiro ; costume designer, Sarah Edwards ; film editor, Greg Hayden ; production designer, Jeff Mann ; director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh.
Performers: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Shirley MacLaine, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, Sean Penn.
System Details: DVD, NTSC region 1, dual layer, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, surround Dolby Digital 2.0
Other Language: In English (Dolby Digital 5.1), dubbed French (surround Dolby Digital 2.0), or dubbed Spanish (surround Dolby Digital 2.0); Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); closed-captioned; English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities (5.1)
Subject Headings: Fantasy Drama Authors Drama Imagination Drama Murder Drama
Genre/Form: Feature films
Fantasy films
Comedy films
Action and adventure films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Topical Term: Fantasy
Authors
Imagination
Murder
Publisher No: 2289942 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
2289943 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
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Jul 06, 2014
  • Vrouk rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I can appreciate a lot of what the film was trying to do, but it does come off as pretentious. And Walter Mitty is far too willing to go on a massive adventure (in real life). No real hesitation to go on a global adventure.

The funniest part was when "Beard-man" and Walter were fighting over a toy!

Jun 24, 2014
  • Mitzi352 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

wonderful movie full of surprises

Jun 21, 2014
  • 7duffy rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

As intended , a "feel good" movie to watch. Nice acting job by Ben Stiller. The story really lends itself to the special effects used in the film....... they actually enhance the storyline. Awesome cinematography. Shirley MacLaine & Sean Penn were great in supporting roles.

This film was quite interestingly done. Some very funny scenes in here...very amusing!

I enjoyed it surprisingly.

Jun 02, 2014
  • harrybrowne rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I liked this film. It is sweet, funny (and in some parts, hysterical), has minimal violence, some clever touches, great scenery, and is well-acted. The best work Ben Stiller has done (of the few films of his I have seen). Shirley McLaine (love her) and Sean Penn are terrific; Kristin Wiig mediocre. Definitely worth seeing for some pleasurable viewing.

Jun 02, 2014
  • vcc rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I absolutely love this movie! It was fun to watch in the theatre with my kids. It is escapism to the furthest extreme and it's message of "just do it" is very inspiring. Some gorgeous scenery, too! :)

May 12, 2014
  • duane767 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I probably rated this movie too high but I loved it - the cinematography, Kristin Wiig's singing, the 'philosophical undertones', the general sweetness of the story...I'd add it to my collection. I guess it helps to sort of relate to the character or characters in order to raise the likeability of a film such as this, yes?

May 12, 2014
  • d2013 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A little bit over-the-top at times but still good movie!

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