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Walk the Line (Extended Cut)

  Unrated HD Closed Captioning

James Mangold

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Plot Summary

Singer. Rebel. Outlaw. Hero. With his driving freight-train chords, steel-eyed intensity and a voice as dark as the night, the legendary "Man in Black" revolutionized music - and forged his legacy as a genuine American icon. Golden Globe winners Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon star (and sing) as Johnny Cash and June Carter in this inspiring true story of one man's unwavering devotion to his sound, his message and the greatest love of his life.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 204
  • Fresh: 168
  • Rotten: 36
  • Average Rating: 7.2/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: [Director] James Mangold's mostly excellent Walk the Line is designed as a Christian epic. – Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: A Johnny Cash biopic equally packed with music and frustrated love, Walk the Line goes from compelling to enthralling. – Mike Clark, USA Today, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: If Walk the Line isn't the full story of Johnny Cash, it's at least a crucial corner of it, a way of coaxing a legend down to a human scale, without shrinking that legend away to nothingness. – Stephanie Zacharek,, Jul 7, 2010

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Customer Reviews

A must see for any Johnny Cash fan

This is a small view of a man who changed the course of music history. A very well done film!!! If you are not a Cash fan - you will be moved to have a change of heart - learn to appreciate the things that are given to you unexpectedly - he was a family man, and a very giving person. If you like the movie I encourage you to read the book - Johnny Cash The Biography. He will live on throughout the generations to come. ENJOY!!!

amazing story

its truly incomparable acting, humor, love, all ends of the spectrum. i definitely recommend it 2 everyone, without a doubt ... this movie spans 10yrs of there lives... obviously this is a true story so we get 2 see what i was like 4 them.

one of the finest biographic films i have ever seen

quite simply, this is the greatest biographical film on a musician that has ever been created. Phoenix's portrayal of the man in black was electrifying. this movie was probably the best role of his career. oh yeah lets not forget that he was actually singing, and it sounded just like johnny cash. james mangold deserves praise unconditional for this moving piece of art. and no one could possibly dismiss reese witherspoons startingly realistic portrayal of june carter cash. and the casting director chose all the right actors to play all the right people. props to shooter jennings as waylan jennings, the astonishing singer and songwriter who played jerry lee lewis. and elvis was portrayed to a form of excellence unseen by any other movie. overall this is truly an astounding movie with heart, quality, and some fantatsic music. one of my all time favorites

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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2006

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