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Walk the Line

Joaquin Phoenix walks the line as Johnny Cash in this biopic about the famous country singer. The script focuses on the pitfalls and pinnacles of the performer's career, including his turbulent temper, battle with addictions and relationship with June Carter (Reese Witherspoon). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: D+
Run Time: 136
Theater Release: 17 Nov 2005
Video Release: 02 Feb 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Walk the Line is rated PG-13: for some language, thematic material and depiction of drug dependency.

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon
Studio: 2005 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Detailed Review

How far can an individual safely stray when portraying a legendary figure like The Man In Black? In Walk the Line, actor Joaquin Phoenix and director James Mangold appear… 
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Why Is Walk the Line Rated PG-13?

Throughout his life, Johnny is subject to the violent and critical outbursts of his disapproving… 
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Talk It Over

June has an ability to look beyond Johnny’s addiction and shortcomings. Because of that, how… 
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