The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

"Weak"

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Review


James Thurber hated this adaptation of his short story, and I'm no huge fan of it, either. Danny Kaye is frenetically interested as Walter Mitty, a man so bored with his job and his life that he daydreams himself into fantastic situations (thug, gambler, wild west outlaw, and so on), with hilarious results. Well, not that hilarious... the film is repetitious to a fault, with Kaye alternately convincing himself he's dreaming his situations and sure they're all legit. It all gets old after half an hour, and you've got 80 minutes to go.


The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Facts and Figures

Run time: 114 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 25th December 2013

Box Office USA: $58.2M

Budget: $90M

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox

Production compaines: 20th Century Fox, New Line Cinema, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Red Hour Films, TSG Entertainment

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Fresh: 89 Rotten: 88

IMDB: 7.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Producer:

Starring: as Walter Mitty, as Cheryl Melhoff, as Todd Maher, as Edna Mitty, as Ted Hendricks, as Odessa Mitty, as Sean O'Connell, Terence Bernie Hines as Gary Mannheim, Gurdeep Singh as Cab Driver, Alex Anfanger as Ted's Toner Box Associate, as Walter's Dad, as Hernando


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