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

by Matthew Wilson
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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.

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