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2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
Following a childhood tragedy, Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly) follows a long and winding road to music stardom. Dewey perseveres through changing musical styles, an addiction to nearly every drug known and bouts of uncontrollable rage, until finally, he wins the heart, but not necessarily the body, of his loyal backup singer, Darlene (Jenna Fischer).

Cast: John C. Reilly , Jenna Fischer , Raymond J. Barry , Kristen Wiig , Tim Meadows , Harold Ramis , Margo Martindale , Chris Parnell

Director: Jake Kasdan

Genres: Comedy, Musical comedy

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)

Release Date: January 1st, 2007|2 hr. min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The tricky thing about parody movies is that the jokes get old fast and they're hit-and-miss. Walk Hard, a spoof of every musical biopic from "Ray" to "Walk the Line," is guilty on both counts. How lucky that when the jokes do hit, they kick major ass. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    For pure, uncomplicated enjoyment, it's the movie to see right now. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    If you want to escape all the deadly serious fare of this pre-awards season, run to Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.Why? Cox rocks. This rowdy spoof of music biopics is silly fun and often hilarious. show more

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