The Walk

Be careful... the next step could be your last.

Overall B-

Based on a true story, this movie shows the challenges of Philippe Petit's daring attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

Violence B
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C+
Substance Use D+

Why is The Walk rated PG? The MPAA rated The Walk PG for thematic elements involving perilous situations, and for some nudity, language, brief drug references and smoking.

Run Time: 123 minutes

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The Walk
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Walk rated PG? The Walk is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic elements involving perilous situations, and for some nudity, language, brief drug references and smoking.

Illegal activities (some very premeditated) are shown in a positive, even glamorous light. Characters engage in dangerous stunts and put their safety in peril. Those who watch the tightrope walker feel great tension. A character falls from a high wire on several occasions. Characters run from the police or are arrested, but no long-term punishment is shown. A man steps on a nail in a construction site – the bloody point of the spike is shown protruding from his foot. Blood from an injury is seen oozing through bandages and footwear. A character breaks a tooth when he bites a hard object. Frustrated parents throw their son out of their house. Characters argue loudly. A character’s fears are depicted and we see someone fall from a tall height.

Sexual Content:
A naked man is shown from behind, and his nude buttocks are seen. An unmarried man and woman are shown in bed together. Couples kiss. Shirtless men are seen.

The script includes three uses of scatological slang, infrequent mild and moderate profanities, and terms of Christian deity. Some racial slurs are also heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
Characters drink alcohol throughout the film. Cigarette use is depicted. Two characters are shown smoking marijuana joints, and are portrayed as being high.

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The Walk
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Language May Offend, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The Walk"

Cast and Crew

The Walk is directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon, James Badge Dale.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Walk movie is January 5, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Walk
Release Date: 5 January 2016
The Walk releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy or Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Pillars of Support
- First Steps
- The Amazing Walk
- Deleted Scenes

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt can also be seen in the thriller Inception, and Ben Kingsley stars in the action-adventure, sci-fi Ender’s Game.

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