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Based on 39 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Witherspoon has nailed it before, notably in "Election," but her portrayal of June is astounding in its vitality and richness. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A passionate, chronicle of an extraordinary artist, and a love story that can't be beat. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A Johnny Cash biopic equally packed with music and frustrated love, Walk the Line goes from compelling to enthralling. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Breaks through the conventions of its biopic form with a pair of brilliant performances and a whole lot more. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    It's a celebration of the good times and bad times shared by a man and woman who found each other in the middle of some historic craziness, and it rocks. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    What Walk the Line does well, it does really well. Mangold was wisely generous with the amount of musical performance he included in the film, and the later scenes - showing Cash and Carter as partners - are so well shot and edited, they defy you to sit still. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The decision to approach Johnny's life as a love story causes Mangold to neglect the development of Johnny's music. show more

  • 100
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Walk the Line superbly combines music and two of the year's most riveting performances to tell one of the screen's great love stories. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    What adds boundless energy to Walk the Line is the performance by Reese Witherspoon as June Carter Cash. show more

  • 88
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    The film sends you home moved and in a tuneful mood. show more

  • December 31, 2011 staforrest
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    I love it. I emailed it to my friends. Walk the line is my all time favorite movie. And the clips are great!

  • September 23, 2008 Weatherboy485
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    this movie is a great movie

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