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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
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Nat Faxon

Nat Faxon

Awards Show Stage Manager
John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly

Dewey Cox
Conner Rayburn

Conner Rayburn

Dewey - Age 8
Chip Hormess

Chip Hormess

Nate
Terrence Beasor

Terrence Beasor

Country Doctor


Written by
Judd Apatow

Judd Apatow

(written by)
Jake Kasdan

Jake Kasdan

(written by)


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7 years, 2 months ago at Jul 2 11:07
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Edith: "What about my dreams?"
Dewey Cox: "Edith I told you I can't build your candy house! It will fall apart, the sun will melt the candy, it won't work!"

As a Judd Apatow feature, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story is a slight disappointment with mild laughs. On the other hand, as a contemporary movie spoof of a genre then Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story surpasses expectations.... read more

A surprisingly hard Comedy to resist.

6 years, 6 months ago at Feb 24 1:18
2 votes
''It's called Karate, man. Only two kinds of people know it, The Chinese and The King. And one of them is me.''

Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

John C. Reilly: Dewey Cox

What a surprisingly funny and entertaining movie. This movie is one of the best spoofs on media stars to come out in a long time. Not only was John C. ... read more

Walk Hard: the Dewey Cox Story - Film Review

5 years, 11 months ago at Sep 15 12:16
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Biopic films are a great way of remembering a legend, and im mocking those biopic films Walk Hard has created a legend out of Dewey Cox.
Walk Hard is the story of Dewey Cox (John C Reilly), a Johnny Cash-esque singer who after accidentally killing his brother has to prove his greatness, or be doubly great for himself and his brother. After playing “the devils” music a 14-year-old Dewey ... read more
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Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Release date: 21 December 2007
Comedy (12), Music (10), Spoof (8), 2007 (6), 2000s (6), Drugs (5), Drama (4), Swearing (4), Musician (4), Sex (4), Elvis (4), Hallucination (3), Alcohol (3), Father Son Estrangement (2), Cocaine (2), Police Chase (2), Box Office Flop (2), Sliced In Two (2), Loss Of Mother (2), Blu-ray (2)
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