Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Poster

Release Date: December 21st, 2007

DVD Release Date: April 8th, 2008

R|1 hr 36 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: Musical comedy, Comedy

Production Co: Nominated Films

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Wife, Rise, Underdog, Prison, Offbeat, Relationships, Growing up, 2000s, Hilarious

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Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture