The Walk Movie

The Walk movie poster

Who's Involved:

Ben Kingsley, Ben Schwartz, Jack Rapke, James Badge Dale, Robert Zemeckis, Steve Starkey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon

Release Date:

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 (Nationwide)
Friday, October 9, 2015 (Expansion)

thematic elements involving perilous situations, and for some nudity, language, brief drug references and smoking

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals, dissension and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan.

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Who stars in The Walk: Cast List

... Philippe Petit

"The Dark Knight Rises" , "Pinocchio"  

"The Empty Man" , "Iron Man 3"  

... Papa Rudy

"Iron Man 3" , "Locked Down"  

"The Take" , "The Promise"  

"Rumble" , "Flora and Ulysses"  

Who's making The Walk: Crew List

A look at the The Walk behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Robert Zemeckis last directed The Witches and Welcome to Marwen. The film's writer Robert Zemeckis last wrote The Witches and Welcome to Marwen.


Robert Zemeckis


Jack Rapke
Steve Starkey
Robert Zemeckis


Sony Pictures


Production Companies


TriStar Productions

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Production: What we know about The Walk?

Key Facts

  1. The production's creative team includes director of photography Dariusz Wolski, production designer Naomi Shohan, editor Jeremiah O'Driscoll, and costume designer Suttirat Larlarb. The composer is Alan Silvestri.
  2. Based on the "To Reach the Clouds" book/memoir by Philippe Petit. True story.

Filming Timeline

  1. September 2015: The film was in Completed status.
  2. August 2014: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. May 2014: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  4. January 2014: The film was in Development status.

The Walk Release Date: When was the film released?

The Walk was released in 2015 on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 (Nationwide release). There were 1 other movie released on the same date, including Attack on Titan. 3D/2D / IMAX

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

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