A day-dreamer 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, he 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.
Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
Ben Stiller directs and stars in THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, James Thurber's classic story of a day-dreamer 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 (Kristen Wiig) 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. Written by
20th Century Fox
There are technically two "last" Life magazine issues: One is the 20 May 2000 last monthly issue. This issue featured cover "premature baby" by Jason Michael Waldmann Jr., showing the picture of a tiny baby born prematurely, held in someone's hands, connected to life-supporting tubes. Contents included:
Born too soon, the high-tech, high-risk drama of keeping the tiniest babies alive.
George Story appeared as a baby in the first picture in the first issue of Life November 23, 1936 and died on April 4, 2000, only days after it was announced that Life would no longer be published as a monthly.
The second is the 20 April 2007 last supplement and last ever printed issue. Contents included: 21 Places You've Got To See To Believe-America's Hidden Treasures. This issue had a cover photograph of the John F. Kennedy statue at President's Park, South Dakota - one of America's Hidden Treasures and one of the 2 places you've got to 'see to believe'. See more »
When Walter is demonstrating skateboard tricks to Cheryl's son in the park, Walter's briefcase changes position from the right side of the park bench (where he puts it down initially) to the left side in the shots where he and Rich are in the background and Cheryl is on the phone. See more »
To see the world. To find each other and to feel. That is the purpose of life.
I saw an advanced screening of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" last night. To the right person, this movie is life-changing, life-affirming, and truly beautiful. No, the narrative isn't perfect. The script isn't perfect. There are narrative flaws and stretches of the imagination, but this movie is about stretching the imagination.
The concept - of an underachieving dreamer finally discovering the world - is something most of us can relate to. Accompanied by a truly beautiful soundtrack, Oscar-worthy camera work, and the surprisingly able acting of Ben Stiller, as well as an accompanying cast which includes Adam Scott, Kirsten Wiig and Sean Penn, among others, this is heart-warming and truly special.
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