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Overall B+

Walter Mitty (Danny Kaye) often escapes his mundane life by seeking adventure in a secret world of daydreams. Then one day a beautiful, real life woman (Virginia Mayo) awakens him to her world and a nightmarish mystery.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity A-
Substance Use B

Why is The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 1947 rated Not Rated?

Official MPAA Rating: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 1947 is rated Not Rated for

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Violence: Daydreaming sequences include gunslingers at a Wild West showdown, threats of drowning at sea, and discussions of WWII enemy planes being shot down. A man is pushed from a window and nearly falls from a high ledge. A character is stabbed (not shown) and bloodstains are seen. Characters are in peril, punched, shoved, threatened with knives and shocked by electricity. A man is caught in a trap and dangled upside-down. A dog snaps at a man. A woman is bound and held against her will. A sleeping potion is put in a character’s drink. Ghoulish pictures are shown. Characters try to convince another man that he is crazy.

Sexual Content: Women are seen in underwear, bathing suits and provocative costumes. Females model corsets. A character suspects his wife is having an affair. Illustrations on book covers and posters feature busty women.

Language: Name-calling and infrequent racial slurs are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Cigar smoking is seen through the film. Characters drink alcohol at a gambling table and in a bar.

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