Walk The Line

Walk The Line

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2005 M Contains drug use.

Love is a burning thing.

Among the pantheon of great country singers, Johnny Cash (played here by Joaquin Phoenix) may just be the most enigmatic. James Mangold's film distills Cash's transformation from man to icon - from his hardscrabble days on an Arkansas farm to Sun Records in Memphis, Tenn., where Cash finally found a way for his talent to come into its own.

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136 minutes
2006 Academy Awards
Best Actress: Reese Witherspoon
2006 Golden Globes
Best Motion Picture - Musical Comedy
2005 BAFTA
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role: Reese Witherspoon

DVD details

Screen Format
1.33:1 Full Frame
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Norwegian, Swedish, English for the hearing impaired
English, French, German 5.1 DTS; Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0
  • Audio commentary by co-writer and director James Mangold
  • 10 Deleted scenes with optional commentary by co-writer and director James Mangold
  • International theatrical trailer
  • 158 Member Reviews Write a review

    5 by Notabigmoviewat

    Great movie, thoroughly enjoyed the storyline and the acting and singing was really good. Would definitely recommend it to anyone that enjoys real life stories.

    4 by morsecode

    Fantastic, what a movie! Great acting, great story and good music as well. I watched it twice, and would watch it again, might even go and buy it. Highly recommended.

    4 by son45

    A good re"actment of the Johnny cash the singers life. A great motion picture

    3 by Murrayr

    While enjoyable this movie let itself down by portraying such a small part of Cash's life. The later years would have been appreciated. The lead was also a disappointment by trying too hard with unnecessary mannerisms and expressions.

    5 by JT

    I swear that Joaquin Phoenix is a Johnny Cash clone. If not it had to be his destiny in life to play this role. He was nothing short of brilliant and quite freaky the way he not only emulated Johnny's... Read more

    4.5 by Jazz16

    Great to see the movie for a second time. Loved how the music held the story together. I got more from it second time round. Loved every aspect of the movie, especially the music.

    3.5 by Lonewoof

    Enjoyed it. If you're a Cash fan I suspect you'll like it too.

    5 by addy

    It's terrific, and the first fifteen minutes is great movie making. The way we're pulled into the musical sequence is brilliantly done. I loved it, and the two leads were wonderful. It's great entertainment.

    5 by Wanganui Dave

    I can only agree with what has been written. I have always liked Cash's singing and finding out more about his life was a real bonus. Both leads do a great job and Reese Witherspoon thoroughly deserved... Read more

    5 by Mc Loving

    Good movie best movie ive seen in a long time. Would happilly recommend to any one good singing and acting............