Man on Wire

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"1974. 1350 feet up. The artistic crime of the century."
  • PG-13
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 7.7  (58,387)
  • 89

Man on Wire is a film depicting the events of Philippe Petit who is a high-wire actor that attempts a very daring routine. The film follows his high wire act that was considered to be too daring and dangerous for him at the height he attempted. The movie will follow his preparation along with the controversy that followed him before attempting his high wire routine in New York City. Mixed opinions will be heard by other people in regards to the act that he was going to perform and after his performance has been completed.

The act is centered in New York City during the year of 1974 between the World Trade Center buildings. The act alone was called "the artistic crime of the century" which was praised by some and frowned upon by other critics. The movie is based on a book that was written by Philippe Petit himself about everything surrounding his high wire act of the century.

Man on Wire is a 2008 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 89.

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    7.7  (58,387)
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