Become an IMDbPro Member Today

Get access to the leading information resource for the entertainment industry

Find Contacts & Representation

Showcase Yourself

Follow Industry Trends

Stay connected with contact details for over 300,000 industry professionals and companies

Manage your photos and the credits you're Known For on IMDbPro, IMDb and Amazon Video

Keep up to date with entertainment news and follow in-development titles not available on IMDb

Start your 30-Day free trial
Already a member?

Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13
94 min | Documentary, Biography

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
Read more: Plot summary
Director
Writer
Philippe Petit (based on the book "To Reach the Clouds" by)
Producer
Composers
Michael Nyman | J. Ralph (segments: WTC Heist)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Trending & News
MOVIEmeter
Members only
News articles
Box Office
Budget
£1,000,000
Opening weekend
$51,392
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,962,242
Gross (World)
$5,258,569
See all box office data

Release date
Aug 29, 2008 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to access contact information

Cast

+ Add Cast
21 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Philippe Petit
Himself Himself   See fewer
Members only
Jean François Heckel
Himself (as Jean-François Heckel) Himself (as Jean-François Heckel)   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Annie Allix
Herself Herself   See fewer
Members only
David Forman
Himself Himself   See fewer
Members only
Alan Welner
Himself Himself   See fewer
Members only
Mark Lewis
Himself Himself   See fewer
Members only
Barry Greenhouse
Himself (as N. Barry Greenhouse) Himself (as N. Barry Greenhouse)   See fewer
Members only
Jim Moore
Himself Himself   See fewer
Members only
Guy F. Tozzoli
Himself (as Guy Tozzoli) Himself (as Guy Tozzoli)   See fewer
Members only
Paul McGill
Philippe - Drama Reconstructions Philippe - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
Members only
David Demato
Jean-Louis - Drama Reconstructions Jean-Louis - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
Members only
Ardis Campbell
Annie - Drama Reconstructions Annie - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
Members only
Aaron Haskell
Jean-François - Drama Reconstructions Jean-François - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
Members only
Shawn Dempewolff-Barrett
David - Drama Reconstructions (as Shawn Dempewolff) David - Drama Reconstructions (as Shawn Dempewolff)   See fewer
Members only
David Roland Frank
Alan - Drama Reconstructions (as David Frank) Alan - Drama Reconstructions (as David Frank)   See fewer
Members only
Megan Delay
The Admirer - Drama Reconstructions The Admirer - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
Members only
Laurence Gates
Dentist (uncredited) Dentist (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Bruce Kocher
Security Guard on First Tower (uncredited) Security Guard on First Tower (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Joel Ney
1970s Police Officer #1 (uncredited) 1970s Police Officer #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Robert Sciglimpaglia
Pedestrian / Ford Mustang Driver (uncredited) Pedestrian / Ford Mustang Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Members only

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

7.8 / 10 | 49,397 votes