The Walk


Action / Adventure / Biography / Crime / Drama / Thriller

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 85%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 84%
IMDb Rating 7.3 10 101252


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Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Philippe Petit
Ben Kingsley as Papa Rudy
James Badge Dale as Jean-Pierre / J.P.
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by christo-skelton 10 / 10

This movie really got to me.

This movie really moved me as I can't stand heights and my heart rate went up hugely as I watched the walk as it was so realistic. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who speaks French fluently, was very good. The direction and cinematography were brilliant.

Reviewed by lauralmhs 8 / 10

Thrilling, Entertaining and Ultimately Quite Moving

I really enjoyed this movie! I watched it last night (alas, on the small screen) and came in to work this morning recommending it to all my co-workers.

The Walk recounts the remarkable true story of Philippe Petit's no-less-than-legendary tightrope walk between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

I was just a teenager when this remarkable exploit took place, literally above the heads of early-morning Downtown office workers, and only vaguely remember the way it happened, but watching this movie brought to the fore the background story of how Petit first became enamored of the Twin Towers and the immense planning that went into this stunt. I would imagine that few who know of Petit realize that he had quite a retinue working behind the scenes with him, so this movie is their story as well.

Being a New Yorker (and one who works Downtown, no less), what I found so amazing in the retelling of this tale was the nonchalant way that Petit and his cohorts, during both the planning and execution of this feat, managed to access the upper deck of the World Trade Center virtually unchallenged while it was still in the very midst of being constructed! Anyone who works Downtown today (in the sad aftermath of 9/11) will marvel at how lax security was in those innocent times.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt did a fabulous job in this role. He is so charming and so engaging as the goal-oriented, indeed obsessed, but always good-natured Petit. You cannot help but get swirled up in his enthusiasm for his plan, which he and his accomplices have dubbed "The Coup" for the extraordinary headline-grabbing event that it turned out to be.

One of the things I loved most about this movie, in addition to the infectious élan of the protagonist, were the scenes of New York from 1974. Generally speaking, I do NOT care for special effects, but the CGI here was extremely authentic in the way it reconstructed New York from 40+ years ago. Considering how different this ever-changing city looked all those years ago, the effects were very realistic to the time. The scenes from the top of the WTC showing the streets below were nothing short of awesome and again, very realistic. Knowing Downtown as I do I was able to pick out many individual landmarks with which I am so familiar. I also loved the scenes - again, computer-generated - where Petit is narrating his story from the torch of the Statue of Liberty, with the 1974 outline of Downtown in the background, an outline which in reality is very different today since the advent of Battery Park City and World Financial Center (which were in fact built on landfill from the excavation of the WTC). This is my long-winded way of pointing out that someone did his homework in the making of this movie, and this New Yorker is thoroughly impressed with the finely detailed results!

This movie was downright thrilling! It was extremely suspenseful, to a point toward the end where I was watching it curled up in a tense little ball and peeking through my fingers - even though I knew it was going to end on a triumphant note - as Petit performs his death-defying (and police-defying, LOL) antics on the tightrope he has so painstakingly rigged.

Speaking of the ending, that was what I truly loved most about this movie. What I found so touching was the way the movie came across ultimately as a paean or love story to our beloved Twin Towers. It brought tears to my eyes.

In conclusion, a very entertaining movie. (Perhaps a tad too long, but still wonderful.) I only wish I had got to see it on the big screen where it deserves to be seen. It takes almost a suspension of belief to grasp that the central event of this movie really took place. But it did. Only in New York.....

Reviewed by Andres-Camara 7 / 10

The almost total return of a great filmmaker

Before I start, I will say that for me, Robert Zemeckis can be one of the great film directors of recent times. Although lately and for my pleasure I stumbled, with a movie, which I will not say, in case someone has not seen it. I think he has returned and in a big way.

The film has clear flaws, one of them is the hairdressing and makeup of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, it is horrible and does not look like Philippe Petit. Another is that for me, the film may lack a bit of tension. But what is clear is that no one manages the camera to narrate like this director.

The photography is great. It gets you into the story.

The actors are leading you to follow the story.

Obviously it has a lot of 3d, but it is so well done, it seems that you are there.

Plane to plane, they are all designed to count beautifully and also use an incredible depth of field. You do not need to make several plans to tell one thing, in a single plane it tells you, with a great staging and not because of it is boring, on the contrary you do not get bored, although I repeat, a little tension is missing.

It is pure entertainment cinema, yes, but what entertainment, it does entertain and not like others that only bore and in which nothing is understood by the speed of its assembly. The truth is that I enjoy its almost two hours, like a child.

This is the director of the trilogy of Return to the future, which rejoiced my youth and the rest of my life and has returned to make us feel vertigo from the heavens.


In the last part of the film, when everything happens in the cable, nobody would have that vision to put the camera at the height of a cable when it is going to break a piece

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