The Walk

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Terrific, heart-pounding, gravity-defying true story.

PG 2015 123 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 13 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Great movie - inspiring story of following one's passion

This is a well written and performed movie about following your dream and how amazing success requires teamwork. Some of the content might not be good for younger kids as it involves breaking the law, taking serious risks, and adult themes, but there is not really any violence or other questionable behavior.

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age 10+

The rebel wire-walking artist is worth watching

This movie is mostly for older elementary age and older, maybe even tweens and older. It is TWO HOURS long and can be slow in parts. But the wait for the moment in which Petit sets foot on the wire 110 stories above ground is very much worth it. Petit has a crazy dream, but with tenacity and a good posse of friends he pulls off "the coup." The one annoying thing (besides the length of the movie) was the guy that was hight on post the entire time he was on screen. There could have been other ways to portray someone as the stoner w/o actual marijuana.

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Great messages
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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