“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is an action-packed romantic comedy that makes you rethink the meaning of life.
“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is an action-packed romantic comedy that makes you rethink the meaning of life. Based on a short story by James Thurber the movie tells the life-altering journey of Walter Mitty. Walter is a quiet guy who occasionally drifts into daydreams about a more exciting life. When he is held accountable for a missing picture used for the last cover of Life magazine he has to go on an eye-opening adventure to find the photographer Sean O’Connell, played by Sean Penn.
Throughout the movie there are hints of humor that add to the great acting on part of Ben Stiller who played Walter Mitty and directed the movie. You will always be surprised by the sorts of new characters and settings that Walter encounters on the way. This film keeps you on edge as he deciphers the clues Sean O'Connell has left for him. The added twist at the end contributes to the engaging plot.
“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is a great movie that I would definitely see again. It was a feel-good movie that will leave you thinking. When it ended I was amazed at how Ben Stiller had pulled it all together. I would highly encourage anyone who wants watch a funny, adventure filled movie to see it over the holiday season.
It is rated PG and is a great family movie. There is some language, crude comments, and action violence. I would suggest this movie for ages 10+ because of the language, all though all ages would enjoy the comedic yet heart warming movie. As Walter discovers more about the meaning of life so will you as you watch this uplifting movie.