Walk the Line

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Plot – This is the story of Johnny Cash and his turbulent love story with June Carter Cash. In the beginning,he was merely a farmer’s son,but soon he started singing along with Elvis Presley,Carl Perkins,Roy Orbison,Jerry Lee Lewis and Waylon Jennings.

Movie Info

Title Walk the Line

Year 2005

Director James Mangold

GenreDrama, Music, Biography

Top 10 Quotes of “Walk the Line” Movie

“- John R. Cash: Tell me you don’t love me.
– June Carter: I don’t love you.
– John R. Cash: You’re a liar.”

Joaquin Phoenix – John R. Cash
Reese Witherspoon – June Carter

“- Record Company Executive: Your fans are church folk, Johnny. Christians. They don’t wanna hear you singing to a bunch of murderers and rapists, tryin’ to cheer ’em up.
– John R. Cash: Well, they’re not Christians, then.” David Caffey – Record Company Executive
Joaquin Phoenix – John R. Cash

“If I’m going to be a preacher one day, I gotta know the Bible front to back. I mean, you can’t help nobody if you can’t tell them the right story.”

Lucas Till – Young Jack Cash

“- John R. Cash: Aw, June, love’s more important than the tour.
– June Carter: Is that right?
– John R. Cash: Yes, it is.
– June Carter: Well, then start loving yourself, so we can go back to work.”

Joaquin Phoenix – John R. Cash
Reese Witherspoon – June Carter

“Don’t give me no rules. All I got are rules.”

Joaquin Phoenix – John R. Cash

“God gave us a great big apple, see, and He said don’t touch it. He didn’t say touch it once in a while; He didn’t say take a nibble when you’re hungry; He said don’t touch it! Don’t think about touchin’it, don’t sing about touchin’ it, don’t think about singin’ about touchin’ it!”

Waylon Payne – Jerry Lee Lewis

“Would you sing somethin’ different. Somethin’ real. Somethin’ you felt. Cause I’m telling you right now, that’s the kind of song people want to hear. That’s the kind of song that truly saves people. It ain’t got nothin to do with believin’ in God, Mr. Cash. It has to do with believin’ in yourself.” Dallas Roberts – Sam Phillips

“Divorce is an abomination. Marriage is for life.”

Rhoda Griffis – Five and Dime Manager

“- John R. Cash: It should have been me on that saw. Jack was so good. He would have done so many good things. What have I done? Just hurt everybody I know. I know I’ve hurt you. I’m nothin’.
– June Carter: You’re not nothin’. You are not nothin’. You’re a good man, and God has given you a second chance to make things right, John.” Joaquin Phoenix – John R. Cash
Reese Witherspoon – June Carter

“- John R. Cash: I got a couple of songs I wrote in the Air Force. You got anything against the Air Force?
– Sam Phillips: No.
– John R. Cash: I do.”

Joaquin Phoenix – John R. Cash
Dallas Roberts – Sam Phillips