Country Throwback: Johnny Cash Biographical Film ‘Walk The Line’ Premiered 15 Years Ago Today

by Matthew Wilson

It’s been 15 years since the Johnny Cash biopic “Walk The Line” premiered. The film chronicled the rise of Cash as a musician and his whirlwind romance with his future wife June Carter. “Walk The Line” released in the wake of both’s passing, serving as a memorial to their endearing legacy.

The film starred Joaquin Phoenix as Cash and Reese Witherspoon as Carter. Upon release, the film was well-received with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 82% fresh and an audience score of 90%. The film went on to gross over $187 million at the box office.

Celebrate the release of the film by taking a look at these little-known facts about the movie.