Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller) may appear to be the timid sort on the outside, yet in his imagination he's a daredevil adventurer. But when a real life crisis arises, Walter has to decide if he will leave his daydreams and face his worst nightmares.
Why Is The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Rated PG?
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is rated PG for some crude comments, language and action violence.
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Violence: A man imagines having a fantastical street fight with his boss that involves punching and other roughhousing (minor blood-covered injuries are briefly seen). In another imagined sequence a building explodes and a man rescues a woman from inside. Two men scuffle in a bar. A manager verbally bullies employees and throws paperclips at one. After jumping into water from a helicopter, a man is surrounded by sharks prior to being rescued. Blood is shown on a man’s forehead after he run into a post. A volcanic explosion threatens characters. A dangerous skateboard stunt is successfully attempted. A bar brawl, a bike accident and other minor accidents are comically depicted. A man gets in a fight with security guards.
Sexual Content: A mild sexual comment is made about men wanting to find a strip club. A couple of mild sexual terms are used. A man and woman hug and briefly kiss.
Language: A single scatological term, a mild sexual term, a crude term for male anatomy and about four other mild expletives are used. Terms of deity and name-calling are heard.
Alcohol / Drug Use: An obviously impaired helicopter pilot, who is seen drinking another huge glass of beer, insists he is fully capable of flying. (He does so successfully in the next scene.) Other: A man rides a skateboard on a public roadway.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Release Date: 15 April 2014
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet) with the following extras:
- Gallery: Reference Photography
- Behind The Scenes
- Deleted and Extended Scenes
- Music Video “Stay Alive”
- Theatrical Trailer