Walk the Line
This critically acclaimed biopic distills country singer Johnny Cash's transformation from man to icon -- from his hardscrabble days on an Arkansas farm to his time inside Memphis's Sun Studios, where he finally found a voice for his talents.
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- James Mangold
- DVD and Blu-ray
- 2006 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
- Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
PG-13Some language, thematic material and depiction of drug dependency
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.40:1Subtitles
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 HD, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; deleted scenes; extended musical sequences; making-of featurette; additional featurettes; trailers.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this film includes frequent images of drug use and drunkenness, as Johnny Cash was a famously driven, unhappy man, as well as a brilliant artist. The film concerns his relationship with his wife June Carter, which involves both divorcing other spouses and tensions as she helps him fight his addictions. The film also features frequent cursing, drinking, and smoking, as well as fights between father and son. A boy is killed off-screen in a circle-saw accident. There is a brief sex scene and some adulterous behavior.
- Sexual Content
- A tasteful sex scene, some carousing by band members on the road.
- A fatal accident occurs off-screen, leaving family members with bloody clothes; boy dies in hospital bed; some fist fighting and drunken behaviors.
- Some strong language (including f-word, and Johnny's father's use of the n-word).
- Social Behavior
- Father and son tensions, couples argue over money and moral principles.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Smoking; Johnny is addicted to amphetamines and alcohol.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it