The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Reviews

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February 1, 2021
It's Stiller's most subdued performance ever, and it looks good on him.
September 22, 2020
Stiller's performance is far more earnest than that which is found in Thurber's more satirical writing.
April 2, 2020
If you're a man who daydreams too much about exacting revenge for bullying, and wishing for a better life situation, have a gander at "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," and then go sign up for a Vision Quest, or a New Warrior Training Adventure.
November 18, 2019
Stiller's remake succeeds in a wondrously entertaining and affecting way.
June 8, 2019
Stiller delivers an enjoyable take on the modern man's existential crisis, aided greatly by stunning cinematography.
November 1, 2018
The story is a combination of romance, action, mystery and comedy. It never misses a beat and skilfully delivers a feel good film that doesn't appear to blatantly manipulate audiences.
August 24, 2018
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty ticks all the boxes for a sweet-natured family film and is spectacular on many levels.
November 18, 2017
Although Stiller has acted in far-out films like Zoolander before, this one gives viewers another side to this actor - one who can handle such ambitious films with ease.
October 20, 2017
There's a nice, chill, un-cynical sweetness to Mitty, that, after a bunch of heavy prestige pics, was welcome.
October 25, 2016
Along with turning in a nuanced performance, Stiller proves he has developed a keen ear and eye as a filmmaker.
August 10, 2016
This is surprisingly nowhere near the Hollywood nightmare you might be thinking (or fearing).
July 11, 2016
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a good-hearted delight.
June 19, 2016
With such high aims, it's too bad that 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' falls somewhat short of greatness. But it's not often that you come across a "big" movie as earnest and patently un-cynical as this one.
April 3, 2016
Somehow, out of a no-win situation, Stiller manages to make a likable movie that entertains while also providing a little get-out-of-the-basement inspiration.
August 4, 2014
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty provides fun and laughs, but also meaningful thoughts on life and how we choose to live it, along with a touching lead performance you'll want to root for.
April 28, 2014
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is one charming film to see, and there's nothing wrong with a feel-good movie that makes you feel good about liking it.
April 27, 2014
Ignore the liberties the film takes with the original (something the 1947 Danny Kaye movie also did, much to Thurber's annoyance), and this version proves to be a briskly entertaining, glossily photographed, globe-trotting romp,
April 23, 2014
A good-natured bit of escapist fluff that relies a bit too much on whiz-bang special effects.
February 13, 2014
Big budget films that are actually about something are so rare this one's worth checking out just for novelty value alone.
February 7, 2014
A charmer with a good heart and a healthy dose of unrealism.
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